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The Paradocs Podcast with Eric Larson

The Paradocs is a fun and lively discussion with a couple of docs on the practice of medicine. Occasionally serious, usually lighthearted, and accidentally informative. A show for physicians to learn more about what is going on and a great place for them to direct their friends and family to better understand the challenges they face.

Oct 29, 2020

 

Since 2010, the number of nurse practitioners in the United States has grown from 109,000 to 290,000. This explosion in growth is quickly transforming the health care landscape in the United States. But is it improving overall health? Is it providing more care for patients? Is it allowing for improved access? Is...


Oct 23, 2020

 

The last few years have seen a resurgence in the use of fasting. Fasting is an ancient practice tied to religions and culture. In many ways, how and when we eat developed based on the availability of food. And that food was usually scarce so fasting was common until only recently in human history.

My guest is Dr....


Oct 16, 2020

 

Dr. David Graham returns again this week to discuss his newly published book, From Killer to Common Cold. The book touches upon the topics we have discussed on this show for a few months now. The central theme of the book is how SARS-CoV-2 will transition from the pandemic killer COVID-19 to a common cold...


Oct 5, 2020

 

Episode 100 is a momentous achievement for a podcast about medicine where I had only about 3 show ideas in mind when I launched. All I was certain of is that the US Health Care System was seriously flawed and that I had no idea how to fix it.

However, now that we are 100 episodes in, it is clear that medicine in the...