hidden Try a Checklist (NPR's Hidden Brain Series) A look inside the operating room with Atul Gawande — and reflection about a 1930s plane crash that inspired his obsession with checklists — as the podcast explores the subtle biases that cause very smart and very skilled people to become their own worst enemies.
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Washington-Post The Case that Shook Medicine Libby Zion's death created a whirlwind of change that translated into looking at how doctors are trained, what kind of hours they keep, and how that translates into patient safety. This is the original story.
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New York Times My near miss A doctor relays a close call with a patient's diagnosis...the "near miss" - a mistake that could have cost the patient serious harm, but didn't.
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Obesity: Can we stop the epidemic? A Harvard Public Health School look at the complexity of obesity and how we, as a medical community, try to address it.
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tedmed_wh_rgb Why do our brains get addicted a look at obesity from a biochemical perspective
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TED My battle with anorexia Dave Chawner talks about his experience being anorexic
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themoth What It's All About An ER resident's reflection on what really is the reason we are in medicine....
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Amy Winehouse: how an eating disorder factored in her death Amy Winehouse lived hard and died young, notorious for drug and alcohol abuse. There was also a significant eating issue - a binge and purge cycle - which was never addressed in her therapy and rarely talked about.
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acp Missed It A comic depiction of a doctor who is still haunted by a mistake he made as an intern that cost a patient his life.
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