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Health & Veritas

Jan 27, 2022

Howie and Harlan discuss two recent studies (one of them co-authored by Harlan) illustrating the health impacts of racism. Then they're joined by Randi Epstein, a physician and journalist whose most recent book is Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything.

Jan 20, 2022

Howie and Harlan are joined by Yale epidemiologist Nathan Grubaugh. They discuss the utility of rapid antigen tests and Grubaugh's work tracking the evolution of COVID-19 variants.

Jan 13, 2022

Howie and Harlan talk about the patients who test positive for COVID-19 after being admitted to the hospital for something else, and other health issues in the news, including the explosion in healthcare spending last year, a controversial Alzheimer’s drug, and the consequences of underinsurance in the United States.

Jan 6, 2022

Howie and Harlan discuss the state of the omicron surge and what we know and don’t know about the variant. Then they’re joined by Yale scientist Anne Wyllie, whose new research casts doubt on the ability of rapid antigen tests to detect asymptomatic...