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Obesity – Is It Your Fault?

We’ve always been told to get off the couch and stop eating junk food if you want to lose weight – but is the obesity epidemic that simple? (Spoiler alert: it’s not.)

December 14, 2017

Chiropractors – all they’re cracked up to be?

Can they help with back pain or anything else?

December 7, 2017

Birth Control – The Biggest Myths

Everyone’s got a myth or two about birth control they want cleared up. Like… is ‘pulling out’ AKA withdrawal really such a bad idea? Does the pill change your brain? Are IUDs safe? And why isn’t there a pill for men, already?!

November 30, 2017

Molly – Scary Drug or Promising Therapy?

Molly, Ecstasy, MDMA… whatever you want to call it, it’s all the same thing. This week, we’re turning up the bass and checking out what does it do to your brain. Is it bad for you? Could it be a potential medicine? To find out, we talk to public health researcher Prof. Joseph Palamar, DEA…
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November 16, 2017

Balding – What Actually Works?

So… you’re losing your hair. Is there anything that can be done about it? And are the treatments dangerous — for your or your penis? We talk to geneticist Prof. Stefanie Heilmann-Heimbach  and dermatologists Dr. Wilma Bergfeld and Dr. Robert Bernstein. Check out the full transcript here. Extra reading: A review of balding treatments Stefanie’s…
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November 9, 2017

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Wendy Zukerman

Wendy is the creator and host of Science Vs. She is a science journalist, who previously worked at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and New Scientist Magazine.

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