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Viral Infections amongst Children, and Man on Earth

Dr Lexi Frydenberg, General Paediatrician at the Royal Children's Hospital and presenter of the Kids Health Info podcast, discusses the onslaught of viral infections amongst children, and canvasses the new COVID vaccine recommendations…

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Children and Sleep and Living Younger Longer

Professor Harriet Hiscock, Consultant Paediatrician at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute, discusses her new book series Sleep with Kip and shares some techniques to help children sleep; Dr Norman Swan, medical expert and…

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Oral Health, The Patient Doctor, and Power Posing

Dr Mark Hutton, President of the Australian Dental Association, canvasses the impact of poor oral health and why dentistry is not covered by Medicare; Dr Ben Bravery, doctor and author of the memoir…

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Exploring Physical and Psychological Trauma

Chris, a survivor of a shocking car accident, explains her experience recovering from a traumatic injury; Professor Belinda Gabbe, Head of the Prehospital, Emergency and Trauma Research Unit in the School of Public…

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Alzheimer's, End of Life, and Psychiatric Care

Dr Chris French, consultant Neurologist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, discusses the causes and treatment of Alzheimer's and dementia; Jackey Coyle, author and editor, canvasses her new book In the end, A practical

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Medical Pantry, 2021 Census Results, and Cervical Screening

Dr Martin Nguyen, Anaesthetist and Founder of Medical Pantry, discusses his work with Medical Pantry providing surplus medical supplies to disadvantaged communities; Prudence Dear unpacks the data from the 2021 Census and what…

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Robotic Arms and Telehealth Cuts

Dr Numan Kutaiba, Consultant Radiologist at Austin Health, discusses his pioneering research on the use of robotic arms to administer ultrasounds; Dr Sharma canvasses the upcoming cuts to Medicare rebates for telehealth services…

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Long COVID, Sudden Cardiac Arrest, and HoMie

Dr André La Gerche, Cardiologist at Alfred Health and Head of the Clinical Research Department at the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, canvasses how consistent exercise can reduce the impact of long COVID…

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Gender Identity and Vaccine Inequity

Dr Tram Nguyen, Psychiatrist at the Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Gender Service, canvasses gender identity, gender expression, and gender dysphoria; Professor Kim Mulholland, Paediatrician and vaccine expert at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute…

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Healthy Liveable Cities and End of Life Planning

Carl Higgs, Research Data Scientist and PhD student at RMIT University's Healthy Liveable Cities Lab, unpacks a recent global study on what makes a healthy liveable city and why Australian cities are falling…

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Victorian Hospitals' Emergency Room Crisis

Dr Mya Cubitt, an Emergency and Acute Medical Unit Physician at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, canvasses the emergency room and healthcare crisis currently unfolding in Victorian hospitals; and the team discuss the world's…

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Abortion Rights, Indigenous Health, and Attention Spans

Dr Tania Penovic, a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at Monash University and the research program group leader in gender and sexuality for the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law; discusses…

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Climate Change and Healthcare, and Ambulance Ramping

Dr Kimberly Humphrey, Deputy Chair of Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA), canvasses the day-to-day impact of climate change on healthcare; Ryan Lovett, Chair of the Australasian College of Paramedicine, discusses the issue…

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Invisible Disability and Bipolar Disorder

Dr Polly Bennet, a consultant researcher, writer and sessional academic, unpacks the concept and experience of invisible disability, and what it means to be disability advocate; Professor Philip Mitchell, a psychiatrist with a…

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Anorexia Nervosa, and Unexplained Hepatitis amongst Children

Dr Andrew Court, a child psychiatrist and the Clinical Lead at the Royal Children's Hospital Eating Disorder Service, canvasses the experience, causes, and treatment of anorexia nervosa amongst young people; Dr Sharma explores…

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Genes and their impact on Postoperative Inflammation and Autism

Dr Chris Bain, a Specialist Anesthesiologist at the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at the Alfred Hospital, canvasses his recent discoveries regarding how our genes impact the severity of harmful postoperative inflammation…

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Fecal Transplants and Perinatal Anxiety and Depression

Dr Jessica Green, a Melbourne based Psychiatrist, discusses the use of fecal transplants to treat depression; Julie Borninkhof, a Clinical Psychologist and CEO of Perinatal Anxiety And Depression Australia (PANDA), canvasses the experience…

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Heart Health and LGBTIQA+ Suicide Bereavement Programs

Professor Peter Kistler, Head of Cardiac Electrophysiology at Alfred Health, discusses the risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease and the effect of coffee on heart health; Anna Bernasochi, the Suicide Prevention Manager at…

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Dr. Stephen Duckett on the 2022 Health Budget, and Maeve's Law

Dr. Stephen Duckett, health economist, former Secretary of the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing, and current Health and Aged Care Program Director at the Grattan Institute, discusses the federal health budget and…

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Post Concussion Syndrome, Huntington's Disease, and Epilepsy

Robbie Frawley, host of the podcast series Stories of Recovery, shares his own journey of recovery from post concussion syndrome; Professor Julie Stout, a Psychologist and Clinical Neuroscientist at Monash University and…

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Healthcare on the Ukraine Front Line, and Women's Safety in Disaster Zones

Graham Duggan, Country Health Manager at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), shares his experience of providing healthcare on the front line in Ukraine; Dr Tazrina Chowdhury, disaster resilience expert from…

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Drug Decriminalisation, and Defibs in Your Street

Fiona Patten MP, Leader of the Reason Party and a Member of the Victorian Parliament’s Legislative Council, discusses her campaign to decriminalise the use of illicit drugs in Victoria; Sam Boivin, Community Development…

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Doctors Without Borders, Social Contagion, and Dopamine Fasting

Arunn Jegan, the Australian Advocacy Coordinator for Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders), discusses how medical services are provided in conflict and disaster zones; Dr Sharma explores an emerging social contagion spreading via…

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All Things Oral

Professor David Wiesenfeld, a Specialist Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with over 30 years clinical experience, unpacks the symptoms, causes, and treatments of common oral illnesses and disease; and Phoebe Kipen, a Physiotherapist specialising…

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Heart Disease in Women, and Life as a Graduate Doctor During Code Brown

Cardiologist and PhD Fellow Dr Alexandra Murphy discusses the risk factors, causes, and treatment of cardiovascular disease in women, and its links to breast cancer; Dr Emma Payne, a graduate doctor, unpacks what…

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End of Life Planning, and Ovarian Cancer Month

Sue Hegarty, Chief of Support Programs at Ovarian Cancer Australia, canvasses Ovarian Cancer Month and the symptoms and treatment options for ovarian cancer; Joanna Buckley, author of Lily Harford's Last Request, discusses…

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COVID during Pregnancy, and New Research on Multiple Sclerosis

Professor Sue Walker AO, Co-director of Perinatal Medicine at the Mercy Hospital for Women, discusses how COVID affects women during pregnancy; Dr Sharma canvasses new research on the causes of multiple sclerosis (MS)…

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Childhood Trauma and Injuries

Associate Professor Warwick Teague, Surgeon and Director of the Trauma Service and Clinical Lead of the Burns Service at the Royal Children's Hospital, discusses his work as a paediatric surgeon and how the…

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Cancer Mind Care, Writing with Cancer, and Farewell to Dr Doolittle aka Dr Steve Ellen

Tara Gannon, Dietitian and Project Manager at the Western and Central Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service (WCMICS), discusses the Cancer Mind Care self-help online platform for people with cancer, their support persons, clinicians and…

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Trigger Warnings and Sex Education

Victoria Bridgland, a PhD Candidate at the College of Education, Psychology, and Social Work at Flinders University, unpacks the effectiveness of trigger warnings; Giselle Woodley, a PhD Candidate and researcher under the School…

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The 2021 Radiotherapy Awards Special

The team present the annual Radiotherapy Awards, celebrating some of the best and worst moments in 2021 healthcare and medicine. The team also discusses the emerging Omicron COVID variant, and unpack the recent…

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Problems with Modern Healthcare, and Choosing the Right Medication

Rheumatologist and Epidemiologist Professor Rachelle Buchbinder and Orthopaedic Surgeon Professor Ian Harris discuss their new book 'Hippocrasy: How doctors are betraying their oath', and unpack some of the systematic problems with…

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Pronouns and Gender Identity, and IVF and Egg Freezing

Dr Glen Hosking, a Clinical Psychologist and Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Victoria University, discusses gender identity and the importance of pronouns; Miss Diagnosis explores the role of egg freezing in fertility treatment…

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Doctors for the Environment, and Public Healthcare for COVID Deniers

Dr John Van Der Kallen, a Rheumatologist and National Chair of the Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA), discusses the link between health, the environment, and climate change; and Dr. Kate Gregorevic, a…

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Kids Health, Syphilis, and Sex Robots

Dr Lexi Frydenberg, a Pediatrician at the Royal Children's Hospital and co-host of the RCH Kids Health Info podcast, answers common questions about children's health issues; Dr Janet Towns, a Sexual Health Physician…

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Associate Professor Grant Blashki on Climate, Health and Courage

Grant Blashki, Associate Professor at the Nossal Institute and the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute at the University of Melbourne and Lead Clinical Advisor for Beyond Blue, discusses his new book Climate, Health

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Llama Nanobodies, and Canine Consent

Miss Diagnosis discusses how nanobodies from Llamas might help fight COVID in humans, and the science behind cancer-detecting dogs; Prudence Dear unpacks the history of relationships between humans and canines, and canine consent…

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The Impact of COVID on Children, and Concussion in Community Sport

Professor Fiona Russell, a Paediatrician, Epidemiologist, and Vaccinationologist at The University of Melbourne, discusses the mental and physical impact of COVID on children as they return to school; Dr Sharma unpacks the rise…

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Community Healthcare, Public Health Modelling, and Dogs in Lockdown

Infectious Disease Specialist and Community Health Physician Dr Nadia Chaves discusses person-centered care, and her work in improving access to healthcare in diverse local communities; Dr Driss Ait Ouakrim, Senior Research Fellow In…

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Healthcare in the NT, and Mandatory Vaccinations

Northern Territory based Psychiatrist Dr David Chapman shares what it's like to provide healthcare services in the NT; and the team discuss mandatory vaccination laws and vaccination freedoms, pop-up mental health clinics, and…