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Overprescribed

Nov 11, 2018

The FDA recently approved a new form of the opioid drug sufentanil, an opioid that has been around for a while in IV (intravenous) form. However, won't this just add to the already hard-to-fight opioid crisis??  Public Citizen, a nonprofit based out of Maryland, weighed in on this and we're talking about their...


Oct 29, 2018

We're talking about flu shots. Are you getting one?

 

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Flu Vaccines Won't Improve Without a Massive Incentive for Big Pharma - Wired.com

Yes, You Should Get a Flu Shot in 2018 - Time

CARB-X is accelerating global anti-bacterial innovation.

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Oct 21, 2018

This is a continued share/discussion on the new, independent report released last month from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) where they pointed out four adverse drug reactions that stood out from all others in the 2017 FDA data of adverse drug reactions reports received by the FDA.  From severe...


Oct 13, 2018

In a new, independent report released last month from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices, four adverse drug reactions stand out from all others. From severe muscle damage to a deadly viral infection of the brain, their annual report covers it all and we're talking about it. (This is part 1 of a...


Sep 29, 2018

Have you ever heard of biohacking?

 

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Today’s show was inspired by this article by Stephanie Marsh from The Guardian. Check it out: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/sep/21/extreme-biohacking-tech-guru-who-spent-250000-trying-to-live-for-ever-serge-faguet

 

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