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Gross Anatomy

English, Sciences, 1 season, 212 episodes, 4 days, 21 hours, 53 minutes
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The purpose of the show is to address some of the medical questions Dr. Jason Cohen is asked by friends, family and often strangers with help from his non doctor co-hosts… who aren’t afraid to ask the questions people who didn’t go to medical school want to know. We also love to talk pop culture and how it relates to health and medicine — like celebrity diets, Amy Schumer speaking out about endometriosis and our doctor reviews of medical TV and movies. We also splice in professional interviews, check out our episode with TV writer and The Resident co-creator Dr. Roshan Sethi, or our interview with famous plastic surgeon Dr. Robert Rey aka DR. 90210 and don't miss our Q&A with Miss USA Nana Meriwether and many more!
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Take My Tumor

This week the Gross Anatomy team discusses the new TLC show co-starring Dr. Cohen, "Take My Tumor!" The team also chats about some health trends of course – find out how Dr. Cohen feels about cannabis.
4/10/202438 minutes, 3 seconds
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Heyfreesamples on Being Happy

We have @heyfreesamples on the pod, get ready to laugh! We chat about what keeps Rachel so positive, why she thinks running a marathon may be a cry for help, wearable health tech, dry skin cures, and why her hard toys and soft toys weren't allowed to interact.
3/27/202450 minutes, 39 seconds
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Benefits of Being Barefoot, Kanna Extract, and The Hangover Cure

This week we talk health trends such as the hangover/migraine mask, Kanna a root that helps with just about everything, and if we are going barefoot for our health
3/13/202440 minutes, 16 seconds
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Health Issues with The Royals, Mouth Taping, & Birch Juice

Today Ali & Dr Cohen chat about the royals, sunscreen, limb-lengthening surgery, mouth taping, and being a detective for health
2/28/202457 minutes, 38 seconds
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Your Greek Wellness Friend

Chatting about comedy and wellness routines with @alikicomedy! We get to know Aliki as herself and as her beloved character “Wellness Friend.”
2/16/20241 hour, 8 minutes, 3 seconds
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Gross Anatomy Trailer

An overview of Gross Anatomy
1/31/202452 seconds
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Poisoning in Movies & TV - Real or Fake?

Ali & Dr. Cohen dissect poisonings in Movies & TV, would they have worked in real life? Spoiler Alert: Do not listen to this if you have not seen (and intend to see) Saltburn, Heathers, or Ozark
1/31/202453 minutes, 30 seconds
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Oil Pulling, Dry Brushing, Fasted Cardio, & Intention Setting for 2024

Today we go over Oil Pulling, Dry Brushing, Fasted Cardio, & Intention Setting for 2024 – our "words" of intention going into 2024
1/17/202451 minutes, 37 seconds
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Nursing vs. Acting as a Nurse with Ambar

This week we chat with Ambar, a nurse and actress. She tells about how these two professions overlap and the new niche for medical roles in Hollywood. Ambar & Dr. Cohen rank some medical moments in TV shows & movies.
1/3/202458 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Thyroid Guy!

Getting to know Dr. Jason Cohen and taking a look back at his favorite Gross Anatomy moments as we approach the new year
12/21/202353 minutes, 3 seconds
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Iboga, the next plant medicine

Reilly and the Gross Anatomy team connect on Iboga, a plant medicine from Africa largely known for healing addiction. Reilly gives us his firsthand experience.
12/6/202348 minutes, 50 seconds
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The Importance of Sex Education & Cleaning Your Belly Button

Dr. Daniel Niku and the Gross Anatomy team connect on women’s health, Dr. Niku shares the importance of really listening to the women he treats. We discuss the importance of sex education and why you MUST clean your belly button.
11/22/202355 minutes
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Current Health Trends – Colostrum, Cold Plunging, Magnesium, & Spermidine

Dr. Cohen, Ali chat current health trends this week including Colostrum, Cold Plunging, Magnesium, & Spermidine
11/8/202334 minutes, 15 seconds
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Gross Anatomy x Dr. Arash Nayeri

Dr. Nayeri is the attending cardiologist at Cedars Sinai Smidt Heart Institute. He joins Dr. Cohen & Ali for a deeper dive on all things cardiology especially as they relate to current health trends. They chat about surges in vapes, medications like Ozempic, and Bronny James.
10/25/202358 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Importance of the Shoe - Rob Gregg of Gales

Dr. Cohen, Ali & Rob Gregg connect on the importance of taking care of your body from the ground up. Rob Gregg is the founder of Gales, footwear founded to support essential workers.
10/11/202355 minutes, 20 seconds
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Trends: Spiritual Health, Mental Health, & Getting Controversial on TikTok

Dr. Cohen & Ali connect on trends this week, covering breathwork, a new Ozempic study, postpartum depression medication, ADHD chairs, and cycle syncing.
9/27/202345 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Mark Goffman Episode! Behavioral Economics, Writing, and is Revenge Good?

The Gross Anatomy team chats with Mark Goffman, executive producer, and writer for the upcoming NBC series, THE IRRATIONAL. Prior to this, Mark was an executive producer and writer on the Netflix series, THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY. The Irrational comes out on 9/25 on NBC: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmHiSRUp_cE
9/13/202358 minutes, 24 seconds
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Trends: Spiritual Health, Mental Health, & Getting Controversial on TikTok

This week Ali & Dr. Cohen chat trending topics: Breathwork, New Ozempic study, Postpartum Depression medication, ADHD Chairs, Cycle syncing
8/30/202341 minutes, 45 seconds
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The Return of 'Shrooms

Dr. Cohen, Ali & Charlotte connect on the power of plant medicine. Charlotte educates the Gross Anatomy team on how mushrooms are changing the game and what we should expect from the industry. Check out Alice: https://alicemushrooms.com/
8/16/202353 minutes, 36 seconds
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Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz x Gross Anatomy

Dr. Cohen, Ali & Dr. Suzanne Gilberg- Lenz (who you may have seen on the Drew Barrymore show recently) connect on the power of knowledge. We talk about the need for empathy in medicine, women’s empowerment, and public education. Check out Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz's menopause boot camp here: https://thedrsuzanne.com/themenopausebootcamp/
8/1/202351 minutes, 15 seconds
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Health Trends - Mouth Taping, at-home STI testing, & "mommy"

Dr. Cohen & Ali chat current health trends – mouth taping, at-home STI testing, and honoring Dr. Susan Love.
7/20/202328 minutes, 34 seconds
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Producing Dr. Pimple Popper & Is Bigfoot Real?

This week we chat with Casey Brumels, an executive producer on Dr. Pimple Popper with over 20 years of experience in the TV industry. We explore his history with medical entertainment. Casey shares a story about Bigfoot that may change your mind...
7/4/202336 minutes, 57 seconds
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Mushrooms!

Dr. Cohen & Ali talk mushrooms. Why they're trending, which species they’re open to consuming, & which ones they already have...
6/21/202333 minutes, 29 seconds
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Behind the making of TV's medical moments

This week we chat with Mel, a medical consultant on Grey’s Anatomy and the founder of Reel Medical Consulting. She and Dr. Cohen rank medical moments in movies and TV shows and tell us which of our favorite characters actually would have made it.
6/7/202341 minutes, 35 seconds
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Everyone is talking about Alcohol

Dr. Cohen, Ali Saarela & Ali Krupnik talk about the world of cocktails and health. Dr. Cohen & Ali Saarela ask Ali Krupnik how and why she's shifted to running her own wellness company and how her "better-for-you cocktails" fit in with the clientele she's built in the cocktail industry and her new lifestyle.
5/24/202337 minutes, 22 seconds
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Is Biohacking Delusional?

Are we all just avoiding the inevitable? Dr. Cohen and Ali break down how we breakdown and what we think about biohacking
5/11/202329 minutes, 16 seconds
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Ozempic Follow-Up: Are We Overcomplicating a Good Thing?

Ali asks Dr. Cohen about Ozempic as a doctor, a patient, and a dad. Are we overcomplicating a good thing that's making people happy and healthy, or is it another form of disordered eating?
4/26/202332 minutes, 25 seconds
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Medical musings about The Last of Us

Dr. Cohen gives his medical thoughts on The Last of Us finale. We discuss medical ethics, equipment and possible alternative methods of curing Cordyceps brain infection. We also discuss another medically relevant The Last of Us episode, specifically, we dissect Joel’s stab wound and how to properly get antibiotics into the system.
4/16/202320 minutes, 17 seconds
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Ozempic And The Oscars

Ozempic, the drug that has been found to induce weight loss and was joked about by Jimmy Kimmel at the Oscars, was originally intended as a treatment for people with type 2 diabetes. We talk about the Oscars and who won our Oscar pool, then 9:50 minute mark, Dr. Cohen gets candid about Ozempic and why he was on the drug. From there, we talk about other famous products that were originally intended for a completely different purpose. Like, 7 Up, a beverage that once contained lithium. Plus, the original intent of other products like Rogaine, Coca-Cola, Listerine and more!
3/26/202328 minutes, 17 seconds
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Improve Your Memory with Brain Exercise

We talk about medical professionals passing out when things get a tad too gross (anatomy), and why that doesn't mean you aren't going to make it as a doctor. We also discuss daily brain exercises and brain foods, recommended by a neuroscientist, that help keep your memory sharp. Plus, the TV shows that keep us watching weekly.
3/13/202319 minutes, 7 seconds
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Spending Money to be Young in Body

We discuss the 45 year-old man who is paying millions to be 18 again. And, not to be 18 in spirit, it's to have the brain, heart, lungs, liver, kidneys, tendons, teeth, skin, hair, bladder, penis, and rectum of an 18-year-old. Then, we make a wager on Oscar nominees. We list, and butcher the names of almost all the nominees, but have on record the actors, writers and directors we believe will get that golden statue. Let us know if you agree with our picks, and please tell us what movies or TV we should be watching!
2/13/202328 minutes, 29 seconds
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New puppy, resolutions and the oldest person to ever live!

Dr. Cohen talks about the unexpected way his family received a puppy. We also talk about new goals, hot yoga being so L.A., and how after 8 years, Dr. Cohen is super close to achieving his 2015 New Year's resolution. Then, we discuss the recent death of one of the oldest people to ever live, and the French woman that holds the title of oldest person to ever live!
1/25/202325 minutes, 35 seconds
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Throwback Episode: Screenwriter Roshan Sethi MD

Writer, director, doctor and co-creator of the TV series The Resident – Roshan Sethi MD – joins the show! Since our interview with Roshan last year, he has continued his success and won an Independent Spirit Award for his First Feature, the rom-com 7 Days. He's also received praise for co-writing the movie Call Jane starring Elizabeth Banks and Sigourney weaver. So, if you missed it, check out this edited throwback interview with the creative and super talented Dr. Roshan Sethi!
1/11/202328 minutes, 49 seconds
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Year End Wrap

The year that was 2022! We talk about the defining moments in pop culture, celebrities who died, scripted medical entertainment and our favorite movies, tv shows and podcast episodes of 2022.
1/2/202319 minutes, 17 seconds
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Stranger Injuries

We talk about strange injuries, like the arrow that impales the torso of a fictional character in the TV show 1883, and question if it’s a survivable injury. Then, we talk about real and stranger than fiction injuries, like the man who was struck by lighting seven times (on different occasions) and survived! And, we discuss some surprisingly not that uncommon injuries, like being kicked by a horse or bitten by a human. Plus, Dr. Cohen shares some of the stranger injuries and things he's encountered as a surgeon.
12/13/202229 minutes, 12 seconds
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The Tests are In...

We talk about two famous men, who were diagnosed with different diseases, and chose not to follow their doctors treatment recommendations. Then, (17 minute mark) we talk about Chris Hemsworth sharing his genetic test results with the world -- while Chris was working on his new docuseries, Limitless, he underwent genetic testing and discovered that he has two copies of the APOE4 gene. Only 2 to 3% percent of people are reported to have two copies of the gene, one from his mother and one from his father, which give him an increased risk of having Alzheimer’s disease.
11/28/202226 minutes, 31 seconds
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Scariest Doctors on the Big and Small Screen

We review some of the scariest doctors to hit the screen, meaning the fictional TV/movie doctors that you'd be the most afraid to have as your real life doc. Hint, a famous doctor who likes fava beans, and a doctor who lives on his own island, both make the list! Then, we review the famous screen doctors we are surprised didn't make the list, and the TV doctors that we definitely aren't afraid of and actually make us laugh.
11/21/202220 minutes, 3 seconds
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The Good Nurse

Dr. Cohen shares his cinematic and medical thoughts on the Netflix movie: The Good Nurse. The film is based on a true story with Eddie Redmayne playing serial killer nurse Charles Cullen, while Jessica Chastain plays Amy Loughren, his co-worker that helped bring him down. We talk about how the movie stays true to main events that really happened, but we also discuss parts of the story the movie left out.
11/13/202225 minutes, 36 seconds
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NFL To Neurosurgery

NFL player Myron Rolle went from being all about football to all about med school. After earning his MD and going into his residency, Dr. Rolle wrote the book: The 2% Way: How a Philosophy of Small Improvements Took Me to Oxford, the NFL, and Neurosurgery. We give our thoughts on Dr. Rolle’s 2% philosophy and discuss how rare it is for (non-olympian) professional athletes to become doctors. Plus, what we are watching now, or who might be watching.
11/6/202222 minutes, 38 seconds
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Matthew Perry, Movember and Pop Culture Costumes

We discuss Matthew Perry opening up about his decades-long battle with addiction that almost killed him and caused him to have an exploded colon, nine months with a colostomy bag, and more than a dozen stomach surgeries. Matthew writes in detail about his addiction and time in rehabs in his new memoir: Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing. Then we talk about ways you can get involved in MOVEMBER - the MOvement that has funded over 1,250 men's health projects globally for mental health and suicide prevention, prostate cancer and testicular cancer. Plus, the pop culture costumes that will be on display this Halloween and our favorite costume idea on the list, hint, it's everything!
10/28/202224 minutes, 1 second
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Superstition Origin Stories

As we approach Halloween, we thought it would be fitting to explore the surprising origins of common superstitions. Ever wonder why a broken mirror gives you seven years of bad luck? Or why the number 13 is unlucky? We discuss the origin of these superstitions and many more! We also talk about why witches don't ride horses and list our favorite witchy movies. Then, Dr. Cohen gives his review of Blonde, the Netflix film about Marilyn Monroe.
10/21/202224 minutes, 53 seconds
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A Little Art & A Little Music

Art major Dr. Cohen tells us how much time he's able to spend painting since becoming a doctor and explains why it's hard to make art a hobby. Then, he details the joy of attending the tribute concert for beloved rocker Taylor Hawkins.
10/11/202219 minutes, 48 seconds
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This is Going to Hurt

In this episode we get to do one of our favorite things, talk about medical TV! We discuss This is Going to Hurt, a BBC series based on the diaries of former doctor Adam Kay. The pilot follows an OB-GYN as he attends to pregnant patients and - by fourth wall breaking - describes what it’s like to work in the National Health Service. The TV series stars Ben Whishaw who tirelessly narrates the pains of being a doctor, so Dr. Cohen gives his thoughts on some of the pilot’s medical life truths that ring true.
10/4/202222 minutes, 53 seconds
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Innovator Sandy Heck MD

Innovator, creator and an MD, Sandy Heck joins the show! He tells us about the invention of a tool he co-created, that’s used in laparoscopic surgeries around the world, often referred to by surgeons as ‘D-HELP’ (de-fogging, heated, endoscopic, lens protector). So naturally, we pick his brain about how he was able to start a business, get patents and FDA approval all while attending Cornell for medical school. Sandy also tells us doctors constantly approach him with their ideas for new inventions that would help them in the operating room, and about the surgical product he and his business partner recently launched. Plus, Sandy gives us tips on how to make a prototype that works!
9/20/202243 minutes, 28 seconds
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Jamie Lassner

Jamie Lassner joins the show! He tells Dr. Cohen about working as an EMT on September 11th (9:30 minute mark) and witnessing the second plane hit the World Trade Center. He also explains why it was difficult to accept that he was suffering from PTSD after the terrorist attacks, and what happened when he decided to seek treatment. Then, Jamie tells us about the volunteer work he does now (31 minute mark), which includes working with Alan T. Brown and the Accessibility Accelerator organization to take people with disabilities to the top of Kilimanjaro. He also tells us about working in Ukraine to help people with disabilities evacuate and find safe housing. To find out more about how you can help, visit accessibilityaccelerator.org
9/6/202249 minutes, 14 seconds
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Hearing Aids & Deadly Umbrellas

We discuss the F.D.A. decision that will allow hearing aids to be sold over the counter and without a prescription to adults. The decision could change the market, which is dominated by a small number of manufacturers, and make hearing aids much more affordable. Then, we chat about end of summer things, like the signs and symptoms of heat rash and the danger of beach umbrellas. We also talk about the 10-Second Balance Test and what it has to do with living a longer life.
8/30/202214 minutes, 56 seconds
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Olivia and Anne

We remember Olivia Newton-John, a beloved singer, movie star and a super crush of Dr. Cohen’s. We discuss Newton-John’s career and how she survived two bouts of breast cancer, one in the early 1990s, and in 2018 revealed she was fighting cancer again but in her spine. We also talk about Anne Heche a writer and celebrated actress who died after crashing her car at the age of 53. Then, we discuss the recent arrest of a California doctor for allegedly poisoning her husband with Drano and how she was caught in the act! And, we give our thoughts on Keanu Reeves being cast in the limited series The Devil in The White City about Dr. H. H. Holmes, America’s first modern serial killer and the man behind the notorious “Murder Castle”.
8/22/202218 minutes, 30 seconds
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Well it's Wellness Month

All during August, it’s National Wellness Month which focuses on promoting healthy habits in your lifestyle all month long to see how much better you feel. So we talk about the small changes we have planned to help improve our self-care and the five foods you can eat for better mental health. Then, we discuss how after 18 seasons on Grey’s Anatomy, Ellen Pompeo is finally taking a break from the show and set to star in another series. Plus, more TV and movie news like the latest movie remakes that are in the works (Working Girl!) and the dragons that will be appearing on August 21st in a much anticipated GOT prequel.
8/15/202227 minutes, 5 seconds
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Skittles, Taste the Titanium?

We discuss the Skittle lawsuit that claims Mars (maker of Skittles) failed to adequately warn customers about the chemical, titanium dioxide, that is "unfit for human consumption" and therefore committed a fraud of omission. Which gets us talking about other sweets and the worst of the popular candy that you can eat — Sour Patch Kids definitely makes the top of the list. We also talk about music therapy and an article titled: Running up that hill: What ‘Stranger Things’ gets right about the health benefits of music. Plus, we discuss the Don McLean documentary that details what his song American Pie is really about. All this and a little more, like what the Brad’s are up to now… Cooper and Pitt of course.
8/5/202228 minutes, 26 seconds
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Special Guest Host Episode

Ali Saarela joins the show as our guest host! Ali and Dr. Cohen discuss current health events — the good and the bad. They also talk about Hulu's new series The Bear and the similarities doctors and chefs have when it comes to work-life balance. Plus, they debate if vegetarians can be considered a "foodie" and explain why Anthony Bourdain was not a fan of vegans.
7/22/202235 minutes, 28 seconds
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Simon, Sonny, and The Old Man

We talk about the rescue of Simon the German Shepherd, the legacy of James Caan — well known for playing Sonny in The Godfather and the Father of Buddy the Elf, and the FX series The Old Man starring Jeff Bridges...who was able to film the series after his battle with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and being infected by Covid-19 during chemotherapy.
7/15/202232 minutes, 7 seconds
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O Doctor! My Doctor!

Mariano is back to guest host! Dr. Cohen and Mariano talk about tattoos and what it’s like to get a symbolic tattoo with your father and brother — as opposed to what it’s like to NOT get a tattoo because you’re told you won’t get buried in a Jewish cemetery. They also remind people to be cautious this season and to avoid getting swept-up in unsafe summer spontaneity. Plus, Dr. Cohen talks about auditioning for the role as 'Fat Moe' and almost being cast in Jennifer Connelly’s first movie: Once Upon a Time in America.
7/8/202230 minutes, 38 seconds
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Summer Breeze Entertainment

We discuss Justin Bieber's Ramsay Hunt Syndrome diagnosis and why that’s so rare for someone his age. Then, we get into some summer breezy entertainment. And, while we don’t agree on some blockbuster ‘must-sees’, we do agree that Val Kilmer and Tom Cruise’s friendship is as real as our love for Iceman and Maverick. We also agree that our favorite thing about the HBO series Winning Time is that it features the actor Wood Harris…and that what the world needs is more Wood Harris in TV and movies. Plus, Dr. Cohen tells us about meeting Stranger Things and Diner star Paul Reiser!
7/1/202224 minutes, 56 seconds
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Tragedy in Tulsa

Dr. Cohen and Raya discuss the tragedy in Tulsa that resulted in the shooting death of two doctors, a medical assistant and a patient’s husband. Dr. Cohen also shares a story of another medical attack that occurred shortly after becoming a surgeon. And, Raya reveals that her trouble getting to sleep has led to an increase in TikTok viewing so she shares some of her trending favorites — like all the ways you’re not supposed to sleep and a healthy recipe alternative to Coca-Cola that uses balsamic vinegar.
6/20/202223 minutes, 9 seconds
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Millennials and Their Avocado Toast

We hope you’re hungry because this episode is quite tasty! Dr. Cohen and Raya speak with LA local and new business owner Jack Della Femina, Co-Founder of Bravo Toast. The new hot spot cafe in Weho specializes in all sorts of toast but their claim to fame is the decadent Green Goddess. Jack shares the start of their business journey and chats with Dr. Cohen about his Grandfather a well known NYC advertising wizard!
6/9/202241 minutes, 27 seconds
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Imposters and a Goodfella

Dr. Cohen and Raya are on different coasts this week covering lots of things. Raya brings up some drama surrounding one of her favorite shows - Grey’s Anatomy. A writer for the long running series was subject to an internal investigation to determine if elements about her personal story like undergoing an abortion and chemotherapy, which are storylines she used in the series, were not accurate. They also talk about the passing of actor Ray Liotta and remember some of his best work.
6/2/202221 minutes, 12 seconds
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Birthday Stories

It’s Raya’s birthday! Raya discusses being born premature, Dr. Cohen talks about the preemies he’s seen in the NICU, then the discussion leads to surrogacy and how IVF is becoming more popular. Also...there’s that creepy Netflix Documentary about a fertility doctor called Our Father that has to be mentioned. Happy Birthday!
5/26/202221 minutes, 22 seconds
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Showing Some Nurse Appreciation

National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. Dr. Cohen and Raya speak with two very special nurses in their lives who share compelling stories from their nursing careers. They discuss why they love being a nurse, the perks of being a travel nurse and what their work experience was like when Covid-19 first started to fill hospital beds. Thank you to all of the nurses out there, you truly are our heroes!
5/19/202236 minutes, 33 seconds
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Don't Forget Your Sunscreen

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month a good time to review the basics…Dr. Cohen and Raya share their go-to sunscreen brands and Dr. Cohen tells us an odd place he puts a little sunscreen. Raya asks Dr. Cohen all the Do’s and Don’ts when it comes to sun bathing, skin cancer, and how to prevent getting skin cancer.
5/12/202224 minutes, 49 seconds
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Good Sam TV Show Review

Dr. Cohen and Raya started a new medical TV show, Good Sam on CBS staring Sophia Bush and Jason Isaacs. While they are intrigued to watch more, Dr. Cohen pointed out medical flaws and actions that would only happen in the scripted TV world and not at a real hospital. Plus, Raya shares a new plant-based egg replacer called Just Egg and other health alternatives…very vegan friendly!
5/4/202221 minutes, 37 seconds
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Two Hosts Finally Meet In Person

Dr. Cohen and Raya reminisce on finally meeting for the first time! Raya joined Dr. Cohen and his family for their passover Seder and the two finally got to meet in the flesh. Raya talks about Coachella weekend and although she didn’t go, why she isn’t feeling FOMO over it. They also discuss the Ohio doctor accused of overdosing patients with fentanyl, their views on on the new no mask mandate for travel, getting a runners high and speaking to the afterlife!
4/28/202231 minutes, 21 seconds
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The Unforgotten Families

Kim Gordon, Board Member and Advocate for The Unforgotten Families (TUF) joins the show! TUF is an advocacy organization created to be the voice, advocate and champion of medically fragile children and their families to provide solutions that improve overall quality of life in the home. TUF helps advocate for the Family CNA Program which allows family members to be trained, certified caregivers for their loved ones at no cost to the state or family members. Dr. Cohen talks to Kim about her nursing career and starting out as a labor and delivery nurse, then (7:30 MINUTE MARK) they talk about TUF and why she chose to get involved.
4/21/202235 minutes, 32 seconds
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Migraines, Aphasia and the Bad Nurse Debate

Raya and Dr. Cohen speak about personal migraine struggles, then discuss Aphasia (the neurological condition afflicting Bruce Willis) and what can cause it. They also debate the ‘bad nurse’ label that’s been given to a recently criminally prosecuted nurse for a fatal mistake she made. Dr. Cohen also gives his ‘movies on the plane’ reviews of Dear Evan Hansen and House of Gucci.
4/14/202229 minutes, 43 seconds
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Slap, Boom and Autoimmune

It really was the slap heard all across the world…Dr. Jason Cohen and Co-Host Raya O’Neal share their views on the dispute between Will Smith and Chris Rock. Then, they talk about Wendy Williams and Graves' Disease and Raya picks Dr. Cohen’s brain on some other Autoimmune Disorders from RA, to IBD, to Ulcerative Colitis. And, with a new month ahead of them, the two touch on April being National Alcohol Awareness Month and Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month.
4/7/202241 minutes, 6 seconds
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Mark Feuerstein Volume 2

Mark Feuerstein is back! Dr. Cohen and Raya checked in with Actor Mark Feuerstein, and caught up on his post Royal Pains days and his latest projects. Mark and Dr. Cohen reminisce on their NYC days and share their Purim and St. Patricks Day memories. Raya tells Mark about the first time she met him in the Hamptons with JLO and Mark tells us why he was with her! While Mark may have played a doctor; he reminds us he knows just as much as the average guy….but he does remember a thing or two about angioplasty. Plus, Dr. Cohen asks Mark to tell the story about the time he called him thinking he was his dentist, and so much more.
3/31/20221 hour, 11 minutes, 30 seconds
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Questions of the Day

We see your questions! Raya shares two interesting health(ish) related questions submitted by a listener and Dr. Cohen gives his take on it! They also talk about Hailey Bieber’s stroke and review the causes and signs of a stroke. Then, they talk about a shocking amount of blood used for testing and debate watching Netflix’s Bad Vegan or not.
3/24/202235 minutes, 47 seconds
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Making Vitamins Cool Again

With Dr. Cohen preparing to go into surgery and Raya recording from snowy Aspen, the two quickly cover some interesting topics. Raya brings up the new fad of taking your vitamins again and how 'supplements' have been marketed to be more appealing. They also discuss dealing with trauma and the latest ways people are treating it….including psychedelics!?
3/17/202221 minutes, 9 seconds
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Blame it on the Nodes!

Raya shares her health concerns for the week and Dr. Cohen helps ease her mind. Dr. Cohen and Raya also discuss normalizing not being normal; asking for help, not apologizing so much and going to therapy.  Then, they get into the season finale of Euphoria! And, Dr. Cohen reminisces about the pilot of Grey’s Anatomy and the shows surprise success.
3/10/202229 minutes, 12 seconds
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Everbody Poops

After all it is called Gross anatomy! Dr. Cohen and Raya O’Neal share their personal experiences with hemorrhoids…we all have them believe it or not, and tell a few horrid ER stories. And, since this week was National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, Dr. Cohen shares his childhood experiences struggling with being overweight and how it still affects him as an adult. Plus, Raya tests Dr. Cohen on his Oscar nomination trivia and shares an unknown fact about West Side Story that Dr. Cohen didn’t know!
3/3/202241 minutes, 9 seconds
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3/1/202255 seconds
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Ask the Cardiologist

February is American Heart Month, a time when all people can focus on their cardiovascular health. We spoke with cardiologist Dr. Shervin Eshaghian about heart attacks, heart disease and how to keep your heart healthy with diet and exercise. Cardiologist by day and social media/finance guru by night, Dr. Eshaghian is also known for his informative instagram posts regarding COVID and finance — so we pick his brain about these topics as well!
2/24/202255 minutes, 33 seconds
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Sports Center

This episode is a Gross Anatomy version of Sports Center, where we share our thoughts on football, volleyball, hockey, baseball, tennis and why the UFC should just be called ‘the new gladiators’. And, naturally or unnaturally, you can’t talk about sports without getting into athletes' use of steroids so we discuss performance enhancing drugs. We also detail our personal experience with concussions, playing sports after the age of 50, the Winter Olympics — and Raya updates everyone on how her milk cleanse is going.
2/18/202225 minutes, 46 seconds
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Lyme Disease, Melatonin and much more!

We’ve got saucy updates! Dr. Cohen and Raya give updates on the Drake sauce scandal and get into all things Melatonin. Have you ever taken the natural sleeping aid to help you sleep? Well, it may be causing more harm than good…or not. Plus, Raya shares her journey with Lyme disease, a milky approach to a new cleanse, and explains how she conned her way into becoming a certified Google doctor. Then, Dr. Cohen tells us his story of becoming a surgical oncologist. There’s never a dull moment with these two, and it’s only just beginning. The two also discuss potential guests and topics for future episodes!
2/15/202234 minutes, 24 seconds
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The Rule of Three

In this episode we talk about how Bob Saget devoted himself to raising money for the fight against scleroderma, what the "rule of three" means to a surgeon, which anti-inflammatory foods are linked to longevity and why we think Peloton is struggling. We also review the first episode of the AppleTV series 'The Shrink Next Door' and give our differing opinions on the Netflix movie 'Don’t Look Up'.
2/10/202226 minutes, 9 seconds
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Raya O'Neal and our Guest Host Edition

It's all about the sauce! Special co-host Raya O'Neal brings the heat with Tik Tok health trends, CBD use and COVID, and hot sauce being poured where!? We also talk about the TV series Euphoria and Dr. Cohen shares another memorable patient story of a foreign body removal.
2/3/202224 minutes, 19 seconds
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TV Writer & Creator Roshan Sethi MD

Writer, director, doctor and co-creator of the TV series The Resident - Roshan Sethi MD - joins the show! Dr. Sethi was nice enough to answer our many questions about consulting on medical shows like Black Box, being a staff writer on Code Black and what it’s like to have a film in the Sundance Film Festival. He also reveals how The Resident was actually inspired by the movie Training Day and originally intended as a darker series for Showtime. Then, he tells us the books he read growing up that inspired him to write and how he balances being a practicing doctor with his TV and film career.
1/27/202242 minutes, 40 seconds
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January News

We talk January News which includes the hospitalization of the Brazilian President, Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes guilty verdict, the beloved Betty White and more! Plus, Dr. Cohen talks Gross Anatomy and gets into his latest obstruction case.
1/19/202226 minutes, 34 seconds
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Hopes for 2022

We discuss some of our goals and hopes for 2022, like writing a book on mentorship and the TV shows of the new year that we hope don't disappoint us. Plus, Dr. Cohen gives a brief and sentimental review of West Side Story.
1/10/202222 minutes, 21 seconds
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TIME Magazine's People of 2021

We discuss TIME magazine's person of the year, heroes of the year and entertainer of the year. TIME Heroes of 2021 include: Kizzmekia Corbett, Barney Graham, Katalin Kariko and Drew Weissman for exposing the inner workings of how viruses survive and thrive which helped make the COVID-19 vaccines possible. Plus, we get into who we think should be considered for Entertainer of the Year and the use of prosthetics in HBO's White Lotus.
12/28/202125 minutes, 45 seconds
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Streaming Entertainment of the Year

We talk the Best In Entertainment of 2021, mainly our favorite TV shows of the year - limited series and regular series (7:30 minute mark). We also discuss the best Christmas movies to stream and why there are so few movies on our Best In Entertainment list. Merry Grinchmas!
12/17/202135 minutes, 55 seconds
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Nicci Levy of Alchemy 43

Nicci Levy, founder and CEO of Alchemy 43 joins the show! We ask Nicci how she went from working at a makeup counter to creating her own aesthetics bar that specializes in microtreatments. Nicci explains how she wrote a plan, attracted investors and was able to start a business that now has multiple locations in LA and NYC. Then, (28 minute mark) Nicci opens up about fertility and why women should consider freezing their eggs. She also tells us how becoming a mom made her rethink how hard she works and why striking that balance makes her a better CEO.
12/10/202143 minutes, 20 seconds
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Do Surgeons Get a Holiday?

When do surgeons get a holiday? We discuss what it means to be on-call and to be on back-up call and how to negotiate your holiday time as an MD. Then, (4 minute mark) we get into some gross anatomy and talk about a rectal foreign body removal that had to be performed on Thanksgiving day. And, Dr. Cohen gives some final thoughts on Movember and explains why hernias can be deadly.
12/3/202127 minutes, 23 seconds
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National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month so we talk about diabetes and what it means to have prediabetes. We also give updates on the podcast as the year comes to an end and discuss where we are headed in 2022.
11/26/202125 minutes, 36 seconds
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Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Dr. Steve Rad — a double board certified Obstetrician Gynecologist with sub-specialty training in Maternal-Fetal Medicine / Perinatology —joins the show! We talk with Dr. Rad about detailed ultrasounds, how fetal surgery is performed and why he fell in love with obstetrics. He also tells us what it was like watching his wife go through her own high-risk pregnancy while carrying twins and how that opened his eyes and made him a better doctor.
11/16/202137 minutes, 18 seconds
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Serial Killers MD

We talk about five serial killers (one who is still alive!) that were also Doctors of Medicine. One of the doctors on this list is also featured in the book The Devil in the White City which Leonardo DiCaprio and and Martin Scorsese are developing into a TV series. Other doctors on this list are accused of committing even more murders and stealing from their patients/victims.
11/5/202122 minutes, 23 seconds
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Sex Education Season 3

We discuss our favorite Sex Education season 3 characters and why we think this Netflix TV show is educationally important. We also discuss Halloween, where the haunted holiday originated and what we think this year's top costumes will be.
10/22/202124 minutes, 22 seconds
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Wine Entrepreneur and Miss USA Nana Meriwether

We are so excited to have wine entrepreneur and Miss USA - Nana Meriwether - on the show! Nana tells us how finding out she was pre-diabetic led her on a wellness journey that completely changed her career path and life. And, she explains how studying herbalism led to her founding Cale, a healthier wine made from herbs, and the launch of Hibiscus Pinto Noir.
10/15/202142 minutes, 47 seconds
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CoolSculpting

Supermodel Linda Evangelista claims a CoolSculpting procedure left her 'deformed' and is seeking $50 million in damages. Luckily, we have a special guest - Bernice Cohen aka The Master Injector - to explain CoolSculpting to us, how it works and why Evangelista is an outlier case. Plus, Amy Schumer revealed that when her appendix was removed the surgeon also found a tumor — and Dr. Cohen explains why discoveries like that are referred to as an 'incidental-oma'.
10/8/202133 minutes, 42 seconds
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Endometriosis

We discuss Pelé’s colon cancer surgery (5 minute mark) and why yearly screenings are so important. Then, (16 minute mark) we discuss Amy Schumer’s decision to have her uterus and appendix removed due to endometriosis. And, Dr. Cohen explains why having celebrities vocalize their struggles with a particular disease is a good thing.
10/1/202126 minutes, 30 seconds
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NBC's Dr. Death

This week we talk about how ‘Dr. Death’ went from a hit podcast to a scripted series and give our thoughts on the NBC Peacock version starring Joshua Jackson, Alec Baldwin and Christian Slater. And, Dr. Cohen explains what is common and uncommon about the way Dr. Christopher Duntsch (Dr. Death) was allowed to operate and the protocols that should have been used to help ensure more successful surgery outcomes.
9/23/202139 minutes, 58 seconds
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Pressing questions for our In-House Doc

We discuss the New York Times article "I Am Caught between the Two Worlds of the ICU and TV" written by a doctor who is also a producer on the scripted series The Resident. Then, our In-House doc (Dr. Cohen) analyzes the realities of readers comments on the article. Comments that include... how TV shows can create false miracle-like expectations in patients, how CPR is wrongly depicted, why doctors find fictional hospital shows therapeutic and much more!
9/16/202130 minutes, 45 seconds
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When your patient is also being looked after by the FBI

We discuss 9/11 and where we were on that day 20 years ago. Then, Dr. Cohen talks about having two terrorists as patients before 2001 and what it was like providing care while the FBI was closely watching. Plus, we discuss the Telluride Film Festival and the new films it made us aware of that we desperately want to watch.
9/10/202124 minutes
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The Amazingly Talented Dr. Theodric Hendrix

Dr. Theodric (Ricci) Hendrix is honestly more than just a doctor, he’s also a screenwriter, painter, photographer and currently finishing a four year program in Eastern Medicine. So, how did he manage to do so much while running his own OB-GYN practice? He answers this question and gives us some insight into his life. He also tells us how growing up in Tulsa, Oklahoma when it was segregated and learning about the Tulsa Race Massacre from his father inspired his latest writing project.
9/4/202153 minutes, 37 seconds
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The Val Kilmer Documentary

We briefly discuss some 'in the news' topics before revealing our thoughts on the documentary about Val Kilmer's life (10 minute mark), simply titled 'VAL'. We discuss the health battles that Kilmer went through and continues to deal with and we also detail the behind the scenes footage in the doc that we loved.
8/27/202124 minutes, 38 seconds
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Ask the Rabbi

Rabbi Dr. Jason Weiner, the senior rabbi and director of the Spiritual Care Department at Cedars-Sinai in LA joins us! We speak with him about working with chaplains in different religious and cultural backgrounds and what it means to be an on-call rabbi. He also shares some pretty miraculous patient stories and tells us why he decided to write his book: Jewish Guide to Practical Medical Decision-Making.
8/20/202145 minutes, 22 seconds
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The European Work Week

Would American medical professionals be less burned out if they had as much time off as their counterparts in Europe? In this episode, we talk about the European work week, what people can learn from Olympians about mental wellness and the reboot of Dougie Howser M.D.
8/10/202129 minutes, 50 seconds
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New Amsterdam TV Review

In this episode we review the NBC TV show New Amsterdam — a top ten, according to Ranker, medical TV series that’s on now. Dr. Cohen compares the reality of being a doctor at a major hospital to what we saw play out in the scripted series at the fictional New Amsterdam hospital.
8/4/202140 minutes, 8 seconds
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Emmy Nominations are Missing Medical TV

The Emmy nominations were announced recently and there were no medical TV shows nominated for Best Drama or Best Comedy. We discuss what we think of the nominated shows, review the most popular medical TV shows that are still on and give our best pitch for a new medical TV show.
7/23/202127 minutes, 29 seconds
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Doctor Cohen Goes to Africa

Dr. Cohen returns from Africa and shares the highlights of his trip. Plus, we talk about the mass response we’ve received to a question on our previous episode: “Should surgeons perform surgery on their friends?” Then, Dr. Cohen gives a review of the Oscar winning movie he selected on his flight back — 'The Father’ starring Anthony Hopkins.
7/16/202132 minutes, 28 seconds
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Accelerated Approval Program

In this short episode, we discuss how the FDA approved Aduhelm to treat patients with Alzheimer’s disease using the Accelerated Approval Program, then we debate why surgeons should or shouldn’t operate on their friends.
7/9/202119 minutes, 14 seconds
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Alan T. Brown

Alan T. Brown was paralyzed from the neck down in 1988 and has been working to improve the quality of life for people living with paralysis since his accident. Alan talks about the work the Alan T. Brown Foundation (ATBF) does and why they partnered with The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation. Dr. Cohen and Alan have been friends since childhood and detail what it was like growing up in New York City and how their lives have evolved. Alan also discusses his work with Friends of Access Israel and how they’re at the forefront when it comes to providing knowledge, training and accessibility for people with disabilities. All this and so much more with our inspiring guest Alan T. Brown!
7/1/202145 minutes, 1 second
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Maurice Garcia MD

Director of Transgender Surgery, Dr. Maurice Garcia joins us for a quick Q&A — aka our part one interview with him. Dr. Garcia talks about gender affirming surgery, hormone therapy, the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) and the lack of surgeons that specialize in transgender surgery and care.
6/24/202122 minutes, 50 seconds
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Athletes & Mental Wellness

In this shorter episode, we talk about what happens when the power goes out during surgery, how tennis star Naomi Osaka decided to put her mental wellness first and why the 1987 movie 'The Lost Boys' isn't a film for teenagers today.
6/16/202123 minutes, 46 seconds
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Magician Anna DeGuzman

Sometimes it’s good to take a pause from the medical and just talk magic! We talk to magician Anna DeGuzman about performing at The Magic Castle, the lack of female magicians and how magic produces a sense of wonder. Plus, we talk about her Rubik’s Cube magic and discuss our favorite magic movies. We also have video of Anna performing magic, visit our Instagram account to watch... @GrossAnatomyPodcast.
6/4/202137 minutes, 15 seconds
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Vaccine Hesitancy

Dr. Cohen discusses a few things that have been on his mind in this episode. First, his thoughts on what might make people less hesitant to get the Covid-19 vaccine. Then, we get into why the Peloton was recalled and we also talk about the death of St. Elsewhere actor Norman Lloyd at 106 years old. Plus, we give a shout-out to a little seen movie that everyone should watch!
5/26/202122 minutes, 56 seconds
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Sam Lassner

Musician, producer Sam Lassner (also known as Prince Fox) joins the show! Sam talks to us about growing up in New York, how his music career took off in the early days of SoundCloud and why he decided to start a new creative project as SMWN (pronounced ‘someone’). We also discuss the toll touring takes on musicians and the importance of mental health.
5/18/202148 minutes, 31 seconds
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The ER Pilot

This week we go back in time, to 1994, to review the pilot episode of ER. Dr. Cohen talks about how emergency rooms have changed since the 90's and how ER show creator - Michael Crichton - was also an MD. We also get into our favorite characters like Benton and Carter and give thoughts on why George Clooney became the shows biggest star.
5/13/202131 minutes, 3 seconds
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Change of Plans

Sometimes you have to change plans fast and grab a last second guest. Luckily, Sky Bliss was nearby shooting photos so we had the very good fortune of interviewing this amazing surgical photojournalist! Sky tells us how he got started documenting surgeries and about some of the most intense medical procedures he's had to film.
4/30/202139 minutes, 33 seconds
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Katie Willcox joins the show!

We are thrilled to have the founder of Natural Model Management and the creator/author of Healthy is the New Skinny - Katie Willcox - on the show! Katie explains how being a model is nothing like what you see on America's Next Top Model and why she started a modeling agency that represents women of all sizes and ethnicities. Katie also tells us how speaking to high school students about body image produced some unexpected and informative feedback. And, Katie reveals the launch of her new podcast that goes behind the scenes of a photo shoot, plus much more with this truly inspiring woman!
4/19/20211 hour, 20 minutes, 34 seconds
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Quick-Fire Questions

After years of watching and reviewing medical TV shows for the podcast, we've got a list of quick-fire questions for Dr. Cohen that still need answering. Like, are surgeons hands insured for millions of dollars? And, do doctors really hangout in comatose patients rooms? Find out the answer to these questions and many more!
4/13/202125 minutes, 38 seconds
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Dr. Nina Shapiro returns!

Hype author and pediatric otolaryngologist, Dr. Nina Shapiro returns to the show! Last time we talked(at the start of 2020) the coronavirus wasn't something most doctors were that worried about — so we wanted to meet again(this time via Zoom) and discuss what medical experts got wrong about Covid-19. Plus, we ask the Hype expert what she's hearing now when it comes to myths and misinformation about the virus and the vaccine. Then, we discuss Hype coming out in its fifth translation and her new book... The Ultimate Kids' Guide to Staying Healthy.
4/5/202152 minutes, 15 seconds
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Grey's Anatomy Pilot

As Nutrition Month comes to a close, we talk about how well we did with our diets in March. We also talk about exercise and the the benefits of joining Andy Lassner's Slow Walk Movement. Then, Dr. Cohen reviews the pilot episode of Grey's Anatomy. Yes, we know the show has been on for 17 years, but we are comparing medical pilots and searching for the most accurate and engaging TV show about doctors. In a previous episode we reviewed The Resident so Grey's Anatomy is our second show to be analyzed by an actual surgeon.
3/30/202126 minutes
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Andy Lassner joins the show!

TV producer Andy Lassner joins the show! Andy and Dr. Cohen discuss growing up together in New York and how that shaped them. Then, Andy tells us how he became a daytime talk show producer and how he overcame his struggle with addiction and is now 22 years sober. Plus, he tells us how the segment ‘Average Andy’ on The Ellen Show came to be and why his Slow Walk Movement is still going strong.
3/20/202157 minutes, 36 seconds
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The Business Side of Being a Doctor

Dr. Abe Malkin has achieved a lot at a young age, which includes getting an MD and MBA, working at Goldman Sachs, starting his own concierge medicine practice, creating a drip hydration business and becoming board certified in Addiction Medicine. So naturally, we ask Dr. Malkin to explain his strategy to leading a successful life. Plus, Dr. Malkin let’s us in on one of his most interesting concierge calls, details his next business venture and tells us what TV show we should be watching.
3/14/202143 minutes, 36 seconds
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Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month so we discuss diets — the fad diets of the past like The Zone Diet and the recent celebrity diets we would consider trying for the month.
3/8/202130 minutes, 14 seconds
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Pediatrics

Pediatrician Dr. Monique Araya joins the show! Dr. Araya tells us how kids are coping during the pandemic and explains the rise in anxiety and depression in children. She also answers our pressing questions about things we've seen in movies like... do twenty-somethings really still see their pediatrician? And, do kids really get things stuck up their nose all the time? All this and more about pediatrics with our special guest Dr. Monique Araya.
2/27/202150 minutes, 3 seconds
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Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncology Specialist, Dr. Rosalyn Morrell joins the show! She explains what a radiation oncologist does, how doctors work together to determine the best cancer treatment plan and (at the 14 minute mark) explains how it is that radiation can cause cancer but also be used to treat cancer. Then, Dr. Morrell answers our questions about radiation exposure to cell phones, CT scans and more in a section we call ‘myth or fact’ (45 minute mark) … did you know bananas can be slightly radioactive!
2/19/202150 minutes, 22 seconds
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Valentine's Day Emergencies

This is a short and sweet Valentine's Day episode! We examine the top four medical emergencies on this romantic day, explain why February is American Heart Month and reveal our favorite rom-coms.
2/12/202117 minutes, 8 seconds
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The Resident

Dr. Cohen answers some listener questions about medical fashion and what the various scrub colors mean, then he shares some surgical and very ‘gross anatomy’ stories and (at the 15 min. mark) he gives a surgeon’s take/review on the pilot episode of the Fox TV series The Resident.
2/8/202131 minutes, 7 seconds
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The Mentor of Mentors

Calling all medical students or anyone just looking for a good story on mentorship, this episode is for you. Dr. Cohen's mentor, Dr. Leo Gordon, joins the show! Dr. Gordon explains how doctors were trained differently when he first started and how some of his experiences were relatable to the book House of God. He also gives some pointers to people in the medical field looking for a mentor(28 minute mark). Plus, he tells us why his favorite medical show is Charité on Netflix.
1/31/202146 minutes, 18 seconds
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Cannabis Based Medicine with Dr. Sherry Yafai

Every January is National CBD Month and why we thought it would be appropriate to revamp a special interview episode from last year with an expert in cannabis based medicine — Dr. Sherry Yafai. Dr. Yafai is the founder of The Releaf Institute which was created to educate individuals on how to use cannabis products to accomplish their personal goals for medical treatment. She explains the difference in THC and CBD (24 minute mark) and answers our many questions about the medical use of cannabis.
1/29/202146 minutes, 15 seconds
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And the New Year Begins...

We talk about Dr. Dre being admitted to the hospital for a brain aneurysm, how the U.S. went from 96 thousand people that used telehealth in 2019 to 18 million who used it in 2020, why the book Ready Player One is relevant, the surgeon stereotype the TV show Scrubs gets right and more!
1/21/202128 minutes, 17 seconds
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An Influencer gives us some advice

Anya Nicolodi joins the show to discuss what it takes to become a social media influencer and the importance of being honest with your followers. And, she explains how medical professionals like Dr. Cohen can become 'influencers' too. Plus, she tells us why one of her favorite medical TV shows is The Resident.
1/8/202141 minutes, 45 seconds
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Goodbye 2020

It's our end of the year episode, where we discuss the changes and challenges Dr. Cohen faced as a doctor this year, resolutions for 2021 and the 'best of' 2020 streaming shows.
12/31/202030 minutes, 56 seconds
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A Second Opinion

We discuss the podcast Dr. Death, the importance of Morbidity and mortality (M&M) conferences and why it’s normal to get a second opinion.
12/28/202034 minutes, 34 seconds
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People of the Year

We review People magazine's four ‘People of the Year’ — George Clooney, Regina King, Dr. Anthony Fauci & Selena Gomez. Then, we decide on another person who should be on the list for providing a lot of happiness this year.
12/18/202029 minutes, 59 seconds
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Ask the Urologist

For the first time, we have a urologist on the show — Dr. Justin Houman! We ask Dr. Houman our most pressing questions about urology and men’s health. Questions include… When to see a urologist? What’s the success rate of vasectomies? What can be done about frequent urination? And even more topics, like testicular and prostate cancer, penile prosthesis surgery and erectile dysfunction.
12/4/202044 minutes, 40 seconds
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Movember 2020

Another November, another Movember. In this episode we discuss why mental health and movement were added to the Movember men's health initiative and what you can do to participate.
11/22/202019 minutes, 47 seconds
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Klapper Vision

Dr. Robert Klapper, host of ESPN’s Weekend Warrior radio show and a renown orthopedic surgeon, joins us on the podcast! Dr. Klapper tells us how a kid from Far Rockaway got into an Ivy League school and how an art history class completely changed his life. He also explains why he became a Lakers fan and why people want him to explain sports injuries using his acclaimed Klapper Vision.
11/12/20201 hour, 4 minutes, 16 seconds
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Interview Clip: Four Steps to Success with Brett Ratner

We thought it would be helpful and interesting to pull clips from some of our favorite interviews. In this clip, producer/director Brett Ratner discusses the important role mentors have had on his career and tells us four key steps to becoming successful in your career or craft. If you want to listen to the full Brett Ratner interview, go to our website grossanatomypodcast.com or subscribe to our podcast (however you stream podcasts) and click on the episode - Brett Ratner Joins the Show!
11/9/202013 minutes, 59 seconds
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Holistic Optometrist Dr. Elise Brisco Joins the Show!

Holistic Optometrist Dr. Elise Brisco joins the show! Dr. Brisco gives us insight about eyesight and explains why the eye doesn't lie about someone's age. We also discuss foods you can eat to improve eye health and what it means to be a holistic optometrist. Plus, we learn about Dr. Brisco's innovative invention NearSight.
11/4/202038 minutes, 44 seconds
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Doctors in Cars Doing a Podcast

Doctor Cohen calls in from the car and we discuss the newest Nuzuna Fitness trend, the 8 billion dollar settlement Purdue Pharma has to pay for their role in the opioid crisis, and we conclude with the darkest things we're watching as Halloween approaches.
10/29/202021 minutes, 31 seconds
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Doctor Christopher Loo

Dr. Christopher Loo, MD-PhD joins the show! Dr. Loo tells us why he decided to quit a career in orthopedics to become an author, entrepreneur and investor — and how he now uses the financial and business knowledge he's acquired to mentor other people wanting to make a big career transition.
10/20/202050 minutes, 52 seconds
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Pets for Your Health

David Attenborough’s debut on Instagram last week landed him the Guinness World Record for the fastest time to reach 1 million followers. And, extra good news for all the Attenborough fans… watching animal documentaries like Attenborough’s can help with your health! We discuss how watching videos of cute animals can help reduce anxiety and improve mental and physical health. We also talk about having pets for your health, the most famous tv and movie pets and more!
10/13/202021 minutes, 50 seconds
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JACKIE'S BACK

Jackie, our former co-host, rejoins Gross Anatomy Podcast to ask some tough questions younger adults want to know. Note, a lot of questions have to do with the HBO TV show Euphoria so drug use and overdose deaths do come up.
10/5/202028 minutes, 8 seconds
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Pre-Med Talk

First, we discuss the air quality in Los Angeles and why professional athletes (not in the NBA bubble) don't want to play. Then, around the 14 minute mark, Dr. Cohen answers questions that people want to know before applying to med school. And, we end with what we are watching, we've got some entertainment recommendations!
9/20/202028 minutes, 39 seconds
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Plasma Therapy

We talk about how and why plasma therapy is being used on some coronavirus patients, and we discuss how that's different than platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy — which is used for many other things like hair growth and joint pain.
9/10/202023 minutes, 46 seconds
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The Weekend Edition

We discuss the weekend news of Chadwick Boseman's tragic death from colon cancer, and Dr. Cohen answers questions about colorectal cancer screenings, stages of cancer and treatment options. *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
9/1/202020 minutes, 27 seconds
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Dr. 90210 Joins the Show!

Doctor Robert Rey joins the show and tells us about his amazing journey — a journey that led him to become one of the most recognizable and in-demand plastic surgeons! Born in Brazil where he lived his childhood years in a hut with no running water and barely any food, he was eventually adopted by a Mormon family and relocated to Utah. From there, he worked his way into Harvard, got his MD, then made the move to Beverly Hills. Now, most people know him as 'Dr. 90210' which is the title of the hit reality show he starred in and created.
8/21/202047 minutes, 34 seconds
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The Best in Medical TV

What's your favorite medical tv show? That's the question we asked listeners and they responded with a variety of shows that we discuss in this episode. Plus, we get into a few of our PPP's (personal pet peeves) like face mask littering.
8/16/202027 minutes, 29 seconds
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Brett Ratner Joins Gross Anatomy Podcast

Director and Producer Brett Ratner joins the show! Brett and Dr. Cohen discuss medical ailments, caring for elderly patients and how to be the best advocate when caring for a family member. Then, (41 minute mark) Brett gives some of the best career advice by sharing the four principles that helped him become a successful director. *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
8/8/202054 minutes, 24 seconds
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Kelly Preston & Questions About Breast Cancer

Actress Kelly Preston’s death from breast cancer is a reminder of how many women continue to battle this common cancer. As an oncologist, Dr. Cohen answers some questions about breast cancer and explains the importance of BRCA gene testing. *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
7/23/202021 minutes, 55 seconds
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Noah Craft, PhD MD joins the show!

Our guest today is a research scientist and dermatologist (PhD and MD double doc) Dr. Noah Craft! Dr. Craft explains how studying parasitic diseases like Leishmaniasis led to a career as a dermatologist. He also explains why being a scientific researcher is like being an explorer and what it’s like to work on vaccines. Plus, he answers all of our microbiome questions! Dr. Craft also discusses the studies being done on psychedelic drugs — like MDMA as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder and his thoughts on the use of psychedelics. *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
7/16/202050 minutes, 6 seconds
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Genetic Counseling

We are pleased to have Invitae Genetic Counselor, Shivani Nazareth on the show! She explains how genetic testing can impact health decisions throughout your life, and answers our most pressing questions about the world of genetics. *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
7/6/202046 minutes, 54 seconds
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Lenox Hill

This week we discuss Lenox Hill, a Netflix reality show that follows an ER physician, an OB-GYN and two neurosurgeons. We give our thoughts on what medical reality show we'd like to be made, and Dr. Cohen details the realities of making a medical reality show. Plus, June is Men's Health Month so we give some wellness tips! *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
6/23/202037 minutes, 3 seconds
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Jeff Toll, MD

Doctor Jeff Toll joins the show! He tells us why he went into concierge medicine and how he was able to start a private practice at such a young age. He also explains why he chose to start a separate company for Coronavirus testing and breaks down the accuracy of antibody testing so it’s understandable. *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
6/16/202033 minutes, 15 seconds
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Samuel Shem - Author of The House of God - Joins the Show!

Bestselling author Samuel Shem joins show! Shem is the author of The House of God — an autobiographical novel which has sold millions of copies and what The Washington Post listed as one of the “12 Novels that Change the Way We Live”. And, John Updike wrote the novel “does for medical training what ‘Catch-22’ did for the military life.” We discuss Shem's journey to Harvard and how he balanced being a doctor and becoming a writer. Plus, BEST OF ALL, we talk about his new novel MAN’S 4TH BEST HOSPITAL - the sequel to The House of God. *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
6/4/20201 hour, 8 minutes, 25 seconds
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Women's Health & Integrative Medicine with Special Guest Dr. Gilberg-Lenz!

OB-GYN and Ayurvedic Specialist, Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz joins the show! She tells us what it was like growing up in Beverly Hills in the 70’s with a psychoanalysis for a father, and why she decided to pursue a career in obstetrics and gynecology. She also explains what it’s like to deliver babies during the Coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Gilberg-Lenz is involved in women’s empowerment and public education, and appears frequently on TV as an expert in women’s health and integrative medicine. She tells us what it means to practice integrative medicine, why she became interested in Ayurveda and what exactly the word means. *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
5/29/202047 minutes, 54 seconds
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Sharon Feldstein Joins the Show!

Sharon Feldstein talks with us about YourMomCares — a nonprofit organization co-founded by Sharon (Jonah Hill and Beanie Feldstein's mom), Patsy Noah (Adam Levine's mom) and Terria Joseph (Alicia Keys’ mom). YourMomCares brings celebrity and influencer moms together for kids mental health. Sharon discusses the evolution of YourMomCares and some innovative programs YMC supports like the tele-mental health program Brain Manager. The goal of YourMomCares is to change the dialogue from mental illness to mental wellness. To show support for YMC or learn more, visit YourMomCares.org.
5/22/202046 minutes, 9 seconds
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The Passive Income M.D.

Dr. Peter Kim, creator of Passive Income M.D., joins the show! We chat with Dr. Kim about his life in Baltimore, the easy ways he made money while in med school (selling SWAG from medical conferences on eBay…) and why he feels it’s important to have multiple streams of income as a medical professional. *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
5/12/202056 minutes, 1 second
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Health & Pop Culture News

Sweden isn't taking precautions like most other countries and has resisted lockdown restrictions to stop the Coronavirus outbreak. We discuss why Sweden is accused of dangerously pursuing “herd immunity” and what that means for the people who live there. In lighter pop culture news… we discuss how movie and tv casts (Parks & Rec, Goonies, That Thing You Do!) are reuniting to do new zoom episodes or recreations of their famous work — and what casts we wish would reunite. We also come to the realization that Val Kilmer might be our favorite character actor, he is the Iceman! *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
5/5/202034 minutes, 9 seconds
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Josh Homme Joins The Show!

Josh Homme is a singer, songwriter, producer and founding member of the bands Queens of the Stone Age and Eagles of Death Metal. So... why would Josh agree to be on our show? The truth is, Dr. Cohen and Josh met at a hospital over ten years ago and have kept in touch ever since. We talk about how they first met and get into movies, tv, music, fatherhood and so much more. NOTE: Josh was nice enough to call-in so we could do a Zoom interview while Los Angeles is still under quarantine lock down. We are doing our best with the sound quality options we have available to us and promise to bring you more in-person interviews as soon as we're able. *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
4/27/20201 hour, 10 minutes, 10 seconds
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Doctor Edna Ma Joins the Show!

Dr. Edna Ma joins the show via Zoom! This week we are staying quarantined but super excited to still have our special guest, who is an author, Survivor contestant, entrepreneur featured on Shark Tank and an anesthesiologist. We talk with Dr. Ma about all of these things and try to understand how she is able to do so much. Listen now and get inspired! *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
4/20/202050 minutes, 28 seconds
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How Doctors Are Coping

As the Covid-19 crisis continues, we discuss how doctors are able to cope and remain calm while at work. We also examine what Bill Gates had to say in his 2015 Ted Talk: 'The next outbreak, we are not ready?' to what is actually happening today. Plus, our favorite weekly entertainment picks in TV and movies. GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
4/13/202031 minutes, 18 seconds
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What's Happening Now

Dr. Cohen updates listeners on his experience at hospitals that are treating Covid-19 patients. Then, we discuss how we feel like we are in one of the science fiction movies or TV shows we discussed in the past, long before we knew Coronavirus was coming. We also debate about the current air quality in LA and how its changed since the dramatic decline in traffic. And, we provide a few ideas on what to do, make and watch while in quarantine! *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
4/6/202036 minutes, 51 seconds
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What's Going On?

What’s going on inside hospitals during the Coronavirus? Dr. Cohen explains the changes he’s seen, including some of the new patient care guidelines being implemented at hospitals, and how Telehealth is being utilized. PLUS, what’s going on in good news! Yes, there is some good news out there that will make you feel better than watching Tiger King. On our website - grossanatomypodcast.com - we will be providing links to some of our feel good favorite stories, videos and entertainment. *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
3/31/202038 minutes, 2 seconds
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Doctor Sherry Yafai Joins the Show!

On March 11th we sat down with Dr. Sherry Yafai to discuss some of her experience as an ER doctor, but mainly, we spoke about her role as founder of The Releaf Institute (TRI) and work in cannabis based medicine. TRI was created to educate individuals on how to use cannabis products to accomplish their personal goals for medical treatment. Dr. Yafai discusses why she saw a real need for TRI, why doctors are hesitant to talk about cannabis and what some of the cannabis medical research is telling us. Listen now to this informative talk with our special guest, Dr. Sherry Yafai! *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
3/24/20201 hour, 1 minute, 44 seconds
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Trailblazing Women in the Medical World

In this episode of Gross Anatomy, and in honor of National Women’s History Month, we highlight some of the trailblazing women in the medical world. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman in America to earn a medical degree, is just one of the women we discuss. And, as our main topic winds down, we put the Gross in Gross Anatomy by sharing a medical story on flesh eating bacteria. Listen now! *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
3/17/202020 minutes, 52 seconds
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Artist PULSE Joins the Show!

In this episode we talk art and ADHD with LA artist PULSE. We also talk about the most awkward movies we’ve seen with our parents, why being nocturnal can help with creativity and Dr. Cohen’s art life before becoming a doctor. *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
3/10/202040 minutes, 17 seconds
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Sex Education

In this episode we discuss the Netflix scripted show 'Sex Education' and compare it to other streaming shows that also try to entertain while covering a wide array of sex ed topics. *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
3/3/202031 minutes, 27 seconds
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HYPE

We are so excited to have the author of HYPE, Dr. Nina Shapiro, on our show! HYPE is a book that explores medical myths and exaggerated claims so people can better understand what's real and what's not. We talk with Dr. Shapiro about her life as a surgeon and how HYPE came to be. She also answers our HYPE questions and gives us a sneak peek of what she's writing now. *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
2/10/202038 minutes, 26 seconds
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Our Sleepy Time Pod

In this episode we talk about polyphasic sleeping, podcasts designed to put you to sleep (not this one!) and other sleep techniques that can correct your bad sleep habits. We also talk about Alex Trebek, alternative medicine and much more! *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
1/26/202027 minutes, 1 second
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Questions We All Wonder

In this episode we get into some questions we’ve been wondering like — why do some people think cilantro tastes like soap? And, why does asparagus make urine smell weird? We also talk about the new Netflix show Medical Police and provide some medical advice for residents looking to impress. And more, there’s always more! *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
1/21/202022 minutes, 18 seconds
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New Year, New Health & Medical TV

There’s a new slate of health and medical TV shows premiering this year. Gwyneth Paltrow’s Netflix show, The Goop Lab, is already causing controversy so we discuss why some doctors have a problem with it. Ryan Murphy takes a stab at recreating one of the most feared nurses, Nurse Ratched, in the scripted show Ratched. There’s also some reality shows that might be too hard to watch like My Feet Are Killing Me which follows a podiatrist as she takes on fungal infections. All this and more! *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
1/13/202026 minutes, 36 seconds
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End of Year Podcast!

It’s our end of year podcast so we’re discussing regrets, new resolutions and items we want to add to our bucket list. And then, inevitably, we get sidetracked and discuss the greatness of Joe Pesci and other entertainment performances that made our year. Thanks for listening and happy holidays! We will return in two weeks with an all new episode. *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
12/24/201933 minutes, 8 seconds
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Celebrity Philanthropy

A market research firm called YouGov surveyed 42,000 people to determine the most admired celebrities for 2019. Toping the list are two celebs known for their philanthropy, Bill Gates and Oprah. We talk about the health, wellness and medical initiatives that Gates and Oprah have focused on and why they're deserving of the admiration. Diving into pop culture, we discuss the recent Golden Globe nominations that also made for great Gross Anatomy Podcast episodes, including Joker and the HBO series Chernoybl. Plus, a medical story about melanoma and the answer to some pre-med student questions. *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
12/17/201927 minutes, 14 seconds
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A Healthy Dose of Laughter

Turns out there's some truth in the expression 'laughter is the best medicine'. We explore some health benefits of laughter and how laughing can boost the immune system and even help people burn calories. We also get into some true surgeon stories — which are even crazier than the fainting spells that happen in the scripted TV hit ER. And, Dr. Cohen gives some advice to pre-med students struggling to decide where to go med school. *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
12/7/201926 minutes, 24 seconds
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Celebrity Scars

Celebrities like Sarah Hyland and Selena Gomez are proudly displaying photos of their scars — scarring which could have been much worse if their operations were done decades ago. Dr. Cohen explains how surgeons approach operating today and what minimally invasive surgery means. We also talk about productivity, turkey pardoning and weekend worthy TV! *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
11/30/201923 minutes, 21 seconds
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Common Medical Myths

Does chewing gum really stay in your stomach for seven years? Can you really get the flu from the flu shot? Does eating turkey really make you tired? These are just a few of the medical myths we explore on this week's episode. We also talk about The Game Changers — a new documentary (featuring Arnold) that delves into meat, protein and strength. *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
11/23/201928 minutes, 24 seconds
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Unusual Medical Stories & Alzheimer's Disease Awareness

Dr. Cohen shares some of the unusual medical conditions he's encountered in his career, then we discuss how (in 1983) President Ronald Reagan proclaimed November to be National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. President Reagan wanted to raise awareness not only for the disease — but for the caregivers who shoulder the heavy burden for patients. *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
11/16/201926 minutes, 9 seconds
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It's Our One Year Anniversary Celebration!

This week we get out the noisemakers to celebrate one year of co-hosting and recording Gross Anatomy Podcast. And, in this special Anniversary Episode, we take a trip down memory lane and discuss some of the highs, lows and a few of our favorite episodes. Dr. Cohen also shares a new medical story that helps put the gross in Gross Anatomy Podcast. *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
11/8/201920 minutes
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Movember Is Here

Every November, men are challenged to grow their facial hair for the next 30 days to make a mustache that sparks curiosity and conversation. The reason, the mustache is Movember Foundation's ribbon of awareness for men's health. The Foundation is the leading charity tackling prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health on a global scale. So today, the first of Movember, we’re talking about Dr. Cohen’s participation in Movember and how you can help raise awareness for men's health. *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
11/1/201918 minutes, 42 seconds
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Cinema's Scariest Creatures

Just in time for Halloween, we get into the real stories and scientific discoveries that led to the creation of cinema’s most iconic and spooky creatures… Dracula, The Gill-Man, Frankenstein and much more. We also talk about our favorite and least favorite scary movies — so be prepared to learn some eerie truths!
10/26/201928 minutes, 17 seconds
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Theme Parks, Thrills and the Joker

Are there health benefits to going to theme parks? Can a roller coaster drop help with anxiety? We explore those questions and discuss the psychological thriller/hit movie Joker — and our completely different reactions to the film! Note, there are some Joker spoilers for those listeners that haven't watched it yet. *GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
10/19/201924 minutes, 52 seconds
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Life as a Doctor on TV

This week's episode is an edited version of one of our favorite podcasts that we did with celebrity guest Mark Feuerstein. Mark played Dr. Hank Lawson on Royal Pains for eight seasons and talks about what it’s like to play a doctor on TV and how he and Dr. Cohen met while he was filming another medical show called 3 lbs. The friendly banter between TV doctor and real doctor is a short and sweetly engrossing must listen.
10/11/201921 minutes, 40 seconds
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Male Breast Cancer

Male breast cancer is rare with an estimated 2,000 to 3,000 cases a year in the United States — but that doesn’t mean men shouldn’t get the BRCA gene test. In this episode we discuss male breast cancer, genetic testing and the importance of people like Mathew Knowles (Beyonce’s dad) speaking out about his recent breast cancer battle. We also get into some of the health effects of air pollution and discuss our favorite environmentally conscious celebs! **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
10/5/201926 minutes, 36 seconds
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Obesity Rates Rise in America

The latest numbers are in for America — childhood obesity rates are now reaching 19% or roughly 1 in 5 children, and then there’s a recent report claiming an all-time high of nine U.S. states with adult obesity rates above 35%. We discuss the chronic health conditions and diseases that can come with childhood and adult obesity, such as asthma, sleep apnea, bone and joint problems, and type 2 diabetes. We also discuss how weight struggles are often a lifelong battle that can be made worse by fat shaming and bullying. **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
9/28/201930 minutes, 45 seconds
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Mystery Vaping Illness

We look into the latest news on an outbreak of severe lung disease among users of electronic cigarettes that continues to spread to new patients and states. All this and more, including some of our Emmy predictions and favorite nominees! **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
9/21/201929 minutes, 36 seconds
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Quirk, tic or OCD?

The US Open has winners, losers and a handful of athletes known for their quirks and rituals like Rafael Nadal — which Nadal insists are mechanisms to help him focus on tennis. Dr. Cohen attended the US Open and gives his take on watching Nadal play with these tics (some might call OCD). We also discuss the idiosyncrasies of other professionals like doctors, actors and musicians. Plus, we answer a listener question about the use of pesticides on the foods we eat. **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
9/14/201925 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Rise of Vegans

A-listers like Natalie Portman and Beyonce are going vegan and endorsing plant based diets along with many other celebrities that promote their diets on social media. So, it’s no wonder the meatless products from Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods have exploded. Beyond Meat has even made big deals with Carl’s Jr., Dunkin, Del Taco and TGI Friday’s, and Impossible Foods products are now in about 10,000 restaurants — including White Castle, Red Robin and Burger King. We discuss some of the ingredients that make meat eaters enjoy eating a meat-free burger, if being a vegan really can help the environment, some of our favorite vegan foods/restaurants and more! **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
8/31/201929 minutes, 41 seconds
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Tropes of TV Medical Dramas

Many scripted series consult with actual doctors in order to accurately portray medical professionals on television — but that doesn’t always mean your favorite show gets it right. We discuss some of the top TV tropes (like Dr. Jerk and instant bullet removal) that could get a doctor fired in real life. **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
8/23/201927 minutes, 37 seconds
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Social Media Medicine

More people are taking to social media to share their medical problems with the hope of finding answers from anyone who might have suffered the same symptoms. New shows like TNT’s Chasing the Cure and Netflix’s Diagnosis aim to capitalize on this trend while helping those who suffer from undiagnosed, misdiagnosed or uncured medical mysteries. We discuss these shows and how social media is changing medicine. **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
8/17/201924 minutes, 49 seconds
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Infertility & Sterility

About 10 percent of women (6.1 million) in the United States have difficulty getting pregnant or staying pregnant, according to the CDC. Infertility is also used as a major plot line on the hit TV shows Handmaid’s Tale and This Is Us. We discuss these shows and the realities of infertility & sterility and the increased use of IVF to help women conceive. **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
8/3/201924 minutes, 47 seconds
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Big Mouth TV Spotlight

Now that Game of Thrones has concluded, there’s a new show that Dr. Cohen thinks is just as binge worthy and essentially more important — Big Mouth, a Netflix animated sitcom. Plus, we talk about Dr. Mike Varshavski, recognized as America's Sexiest Doctor in 2015, he’s since gained over eight million followers online and used his viral fame to educate on health. **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
7/20/201916 minutes, 22 seconds
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Job Burnout

According to a recent Harvard report, burnout is “a public health crisis that urgently demands action.” With doctors reporting troubling burnout symptoms: depression, exhaustion, dissatisfaction and a sense of failure. So, we discuss some strategies to cope with job stress and avoid burnout. Plus, we get into some of our favorite TV and movie watches of the week. **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
7/13/201924 minutes, 58 seconds
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Doctors with Surprising Second Acts

We talk about doctors that left their medical career behind so they could pursue a completely different job. Like, Ken Jeong, Michael Crichton, Anton Chekov and Che Guevara — all were doctors who decided to change course. **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
7/6/201924 minutes, 16 seconds
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Celebrity Medical Advice

We discuss celebrities that broadcast their personal health and medical advice and how that can lead other people to ignore the advice of a doctor and delay necessary medical care. And, how people today are constantly Google searching for answers to their health problems — often sending them spiraling down a rabbit hole of worry and despair unnecessarily. **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
6/29/201919 minutes, 51 seconds
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Ask Dr. Ruth

We discuss the new Hulu documentary - Ask Dr. Ruth. The documentary charts the incredible life of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, a Holocaust survivor who became America's most famous sex therapist. **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
6/22/201914 minutes, 42 seconds
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Paralysis & Disability Advocates

Ali Stroker made history at the 73rd annual Tony Awards as the “Oklahoma!” actress became the first wheelchair user to win a Tony - which was a huge moment for the disability community in regards to representation. In this episode we talk about paralysis, how people with disabilities are portrayed in movies and discuss the journey of Dr. Cohen’s close friend that is an advocate and champion for disability rights. **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
6/15/201929 minutes, 4 seconds
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The Hot Zone

Let's talk about The Hot Zone! A new TV show that’s based on a true story and stars Julianna Margulies and Liam Cunningham aka Sir Davos. The show examines the origins of the Ebola virus, a highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest and its first arrival on U.S. soil. Then, we get into our favorite outbreak movies and naturally, the movie Outbreak. **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
6/8/201924 minutes, 38 seconds
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So Many Things!

In this episode we discuss Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) which famous baseball player Bill Buckner recently died from and Robin Williams was said to have suffered from, and we try to understand the differences in Alzheimer’s and LBD. Then, we get into Zac Efron’s Ted Bundy performance verse the real Ted Bundy in The Ted Bundy Tapes, debate if the actress painted gold in Goldfinger really died or if it was a hoax and we applaud Ellen DeGeneres for her candid interview with David Letterman. It’s the show of so many things! **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
6/1/201930 minutes, 5 seconds
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JUUL and the Rise of Teen Smokers

In this episode we talk about JUUL, a type of e-cigarette that’s extremely popular among young people. Almost half of the people who followed JUUL on Twitter last year were not old enough to legally purchase e-cigarettes in the United States. We also discuss the complications smoking can have on patients after surgery, an alternative idea to e-cigarettes and, because we need to let it out, our thoughts on the final episode of Game of Thrones. **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
5/27/201925 minutes, 32 seconds
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Body Image

Recently stars like Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams have spoken out about the insults they’ve endured regarding their weight and how people’s negative comments affected the way they saw themselves. On this episode, we talk about body image in the social media age and how having a negative body image can threaten mental, physical and social wellbeing. **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
5/18/201930 minutes, 29 seconds
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Radiation Aftermath of Chernobyl

On April 26th 1986, explosions at reactor number four of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine led to huge releases of radioactive materials into the atmosphere. The HBO miniseries, Chernobyl, explores the cause and aftermath of this nuclear disaster. On the podcast we discuss the first episode of the series and the health impacts of Chernobyl, specifically, the rise in thyroid cancers over 20 years later in patients.
5/10/201924 minutes, 19 seconds
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Maesters, Meds and Poisons

In this dark episode, we discuss how a Maester is as close to a doctor as it gets in the fictional world of Game of Thrones, and all of the medicines and poisons GOT characters use for good and evil reasons. We also debate which GOT character we would be (Podrick is a real possibility)! **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
5/3/201930 minutes, 11 seconds
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Diet & Nutrition

Dieting information fills news feeds, magazines and are often discussed by celebrities, including Beyonce, who stated in her new Netflix film Homecoming: “In order for me to meet my (weight loss) goal, I’m limiting myself to no bread, no carbs, no sugar, no dairy, no meat, no fish, no alcohol, and I’m hungry.” That being said, we thought it was time to explore diet trends, like the keto diet, and why such strict diets can leave people lacking essential nutrients. **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
4/26/201932 minutes, 4 seconds
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Mystery Infections & Antibiotics

Today’s topic is based on a NY Times article that’s getting a lot of traction, maybe because the title sounds like an international thriller: A Mysterious Infection, Spanning the Globe in a Climate of Secrecy. The infection has a hard to pronounce name, Candida Auris, and it embodies a growing public health threat: drug-resistant germs. Which poses the question, are we reaching the end of the antibiotic era? We discuss this and much more! **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
4/19/201930 minutes, 13 seconds
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April Entertainment

In this episode we discuss what's springing into theaters, streaming online or popping up on TV screens this April. We also answer this listener question: What will the healthcare industry look like in 10 years? **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
4/5/201932 minutes, 12 seconds
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Medical School

Nearly 50 people have been charged with taking part in a nationwide college admissions cheating plot, paying up to $6 million to assure their children’s acceptance to competitive universities. So this week, we talk about what it takes to get into school without cheating - specifically - medical school. **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
3/29/201934 minutes, 42 seconds
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Doctor Q&A

Dr. Cohen answers a listener question in this quick Q&A… **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
3/23/20196 minutes, 56 seconds
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Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana has gone from illegal everywhere in the United States to legalized for medical purposes in 33 states. In this episode, we discuss the health effects of cannabis, the array of CBD products hitting the market and the celebrities that are creating their own cannabis products. **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
3/17/201918 minutes, 55 seconds
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Medical Advancements & Robotic Technology

In this episode, we discuss the top ten movie gadgets people wish were real like - the Med-Bay in the movie Elysium that has the ability to cure any ailment - and compare it to the robotic technology that is real and used for surgeries today. And, Dr. Cohen gives his ideas on what medical advancements we might be able to see in the future. **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
3/7/201922 minutes, 13 seconds
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Concierge Medicine

In this short and sweet episode, Dr. Cohen explains what concierge medicine is and why it's a popular option for patients who can afford it. **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
2/27/201912 minutes, 9 seconds
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The Psychology of Serial Killers

In this episode we delve into the new documentary The Ted Bundy Tapes and explore the psychology of serial killers. Dr. Cohen details his psychiatry rotation experience and, as an added bonus, describes some of the most gruesome things he’s seen as an surgeon. Warning, this episode emphasizes the gross in Gross Anatomy. **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
2/12/201923 minutes, 37 seconds
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A Doctor's Thoughts on Grey's Anatomy

In this episode we put Dr. Cohen in the spotlight, he reveals how real life doctors compare to the doctors we see in TV and movies and dissects what a doctor should do in reality verse what they do in shows like Grey’s Anatomy. **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
2/1/201930 minutes, 47 seconds
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Past & Present Culture of HIV & Aids

In this episode of Gross Anatomy, we discuss the new movie Bohemian Rhapsody and the past and present culture of HIV and Aids. **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
11/28/201829 minutes
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Autism Spectrum Disorder

In this episode we discuss two popular TV shows (The Good Doctor and Atypical) that each feature main characters with autism, or autism spectrum disorder(ASD). We also discuss how and why the number of people diagnosed with ASD has risen steadily in the United States since researchers first began tracking it in 2000. **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
11/6/201829 minutes, 25 seconds
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Chronic Pain & Opioids

In this episode we discuss the abuse of opioids and the new opioid restrictions that make it harder for patients in chronic pain to obtain. And, we are very lucky to have Dr. Peter Pressman, who has a great personal and inspiring story to tell, as our special guest! **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
9/19/201837 minutes, 37 seconds
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Billion Dollar Botox Industry

In this episode we exam the billion dollar industry of botox and fillers, like the lip fillers that resulted in Kylie Jenner's business empire, with help from an expert in the field. We also discuss the non cosmetic reasons people use botox and the role botox plays in the medical industry. **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
8/12/201831 minutes, 9 seconds
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Gender Reassignment Surgery

In this episode we discuss the medical advancements in gender reassignment surgery, the psychological benefits of gender confirmation surgery, and how the transgender community is portrayed in the new show Pose - which features the largest transgender cast in television history.
7/16/201823 minutes, 39 seconds
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The Guide to Happiness

In this episode of Gross Anatomy, we dissect happiness and the lessons being taught in Yale's most popular class 'Psychology and the Good Life'. **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
6/27/201826 minutes, 33 seconds
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Cryogenics & Cryotherapy

In this episode we explore cryonics: the belief that a person’s body or body parts can be frozen at death, stored in a cryogenic vessel, and later brought back to life. And, cryotherapy the latest medical therapy trend, which essentially involves standing in a deep-freezing tank for several minutes – while alive. **GROSS ANATOMY PODCAST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.
6/8/201820 minutes, 5 seconds