Tag: Abdul El-Sayed

Podcasts

America Dissected: Coronavirus

The coronavirus is now a global pandemic. How did we get here? What went wrong? What do we do about it now? In season 2, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, a physician and former city health commissioner, will keep you updated on what you need to know...

Episodes

The Anti-anti-vax-vaccine

America Dissected: Coronavirus - September 30, 2019 - 34:40
We almost eradicated measles in the U.S., but anti-vaxxers had to go and ruin it for everyone. WTF? Dr. Abdul El-Sayed walks us through the history and science of vaccines and the growing anti-vax movement. We meet the people affected,...

Quack To The Future

America Dissected: Coronavirus - September 30, 2019 - 30:19
Traditional science-based medicine has some gaps—but what happens when grifters and scammers take advantage? Dr. Abdul El-Sayed leads us inside the underbelly of the cult of wellness. Dr. Jen Gunter, Twitter’s “Resident Gynecologist,”...

Pharmageddon

America Dissected: Coronavirus - October 7, 2019 - 29:00
American scientists are on the leading edge of drug research and development—often funded by taxpayer dollars. So why are we overpaying for life-saving drugs? How did we get to this point? Dr. Abdul El-Sayed walks us through the story...

Superbugging Out

America Dissected: Coronavirus - October 14, 2019 - 29:18
Winter means snow, cuddly rom-coms...and brutal head colds. Nothing a little Z-Pak won’t fix...WRONG. That’s exactly what the superbugs want you to do. Our antibiotic misuse is contributing to the global rise of an unseen, deadly force:...

A Tale of Two Crises: Opiates vs. Crack

America Dissected: Coronavirus - October 21, 2019 - 25:05
The Opioid Crisis has wreaked havoc across America, taking lives and devastating families, neighborhoods, and communities. But this isn't the first time we've suffered a deadly drug crisis. In today's episode, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed tells...

All the Lonely People, Where Do They All Belong?

America Dissected: Coronavirus - October 28, 2019 - 28:46
We all spend time, money, and energy to "take care of ourselves." We exercise, eat right, and meditate. But what if we can't actually do it alone—what if being healthy is more about taking care of each other? Our world feels more...

It's a Pandemic, Now What?

America Dissected: Coronavirus - March 13, 2020 - 11:46
The Coronavirus is now a global pandemic. How did we get here? What went wrong? What do we do about it now? Twice a week, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, a physician and former city health commissioner, will keep you updated on what you need to...