Posted on · Episode: 1074 Imhotep, the first real person in recorded history. Today, let’s meet the first real person in history.
Posted on · Episode: 2018 The Chamberlen family secret: the invention of forceps. Today, guest historian Cathy Patterson reveals family secrets.
Posted on · A doctor at Houston’s Ben Taub Hospital makes the case in his new book chronicling patients let down by the system.
Posted on · We consider the communication challenges some doctors face when talking with their patients, particularly in discussions about nutrition and obesity.
Posted on · Episode: 2511 An Early 20th-century crackdown on medical quacks. Today, quack medicine.
Posted on · Episode: 2619 Practicing Medicine Off the Planet; A New Physiology. Today, Astronaut Michael Barratt talks about medicine in space.
Posted on · Episode: 2392 A weather report, and more, from the South Pole. Today, a weather report.
Posted on · Episode: 2934 Reading the Molecules of Life. Today, we read the molecules of life.
Posted on · Episode: 2212 In which Joseph and John LeConte accept evolution as they themselves evolve. Today, a tale of two slaveholders.
Posted on · Episode: 2751 Mrs. Maud Mellish Wilson, architect of the Mayo Clinic’s style of medical writing. Today, we look at a woman who made medical history.
Posted on · Experts address perceived concerns surrounding J&J, Pfizer, and Moderna vaccines, and how to gather safely this time of year amid the Omicron surge.
Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: Improving doctor-patient relationships, how people with disabilities are represented in film and TV, and Banned Books Week.
Posted on · We discuss the pros and cons of imposing more stringent standards on impaired driving.
Posted on · An upcoming discussion examines parallels between Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and issues in health care today.
Posted on · Few would confuse the mock Renaissance village with a genuine slice of sixteenth century Europe. There’s running water, the food is safe, and there’s no danger of the plague.