The Skeptic’s Guide to Health, Medicine, and the Media

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The Skeptic’s Guide to Health, Medicine, and the Media

2019

In 24 fascinating episodes, Dr. Roy Benaroch of Emory University's School of Medicine shows you how to recognize good reporting that provides accurate, well-sourced health information and bad reporting that's incomplete at...

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Director
Roy Benaroch
Supplier
The Great Courses

In This Series

Hormone Replacement Therapy
Episode 1
Hormone Replacement Therapy
Concussions and the Future of Football
Episode 2
Concussions and the Future of Football
New Drugs on the Block
Episode 3
New Drugs on the Block
Is It Time for Medical Marijuana?
Episode 4
Is It Time for Medical Marijuana?
The Media and Weight Loss
Episode 5
The Media and Weight Loss
Alternative Medicine in the News
Episode 6
Alternative Medicine in the News
The Media’s Take on Mental Health
Episode 7
The Media’s Take on Mental Health
The Media and the Internet
Episode 8
The Media and the Internet
We Share Our World with Toxins
Episode 9
We Share Our World with Toxins
Are Coffee and Wine Good for Your Heart?
Episode 10
Are Coffee and Wine Good for Your Heart?
Life Expectancy and Infant Mortality
Episode 11
Life Expectancy and Infant Mortality
Is It Really OK to Stop Flossing?
Episode 12
Is It Really OK to Stop Flossing?
Does Cancer Screening Work
Episode 13
Does Cancer Screening Work
Drug Prices in the News
Episode 14
Drug Prices in the News
Selling Disease
Episode 15
Selling Disease
The Opioid Crisis
Episode 16
The Opioid Crisis
Infections in the Headlines
Episode 17
Infections in the Headlines
Heath Risks in Our Environment
Episode 18
Heath Risks in Our Environment
Bad Science
Episode 19
Bad Science
Diet, Health, and the Power of Words
Episode 20
Diet, Health, and the Power of Words
Genetics and the Media
Episode 21
Genetics and the Media
How to Stay Young
Episode 22
How to Stay Young
Cures for the Common Cold
Episode 23
Cures for the Common Cold
The Media’s Role in Improving Health
Episode 24
The Media’s Role in Improving Health