All episodes

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…
More

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…
More

November 9, 2017

The Bee-pocalypse

What is killing the bees? And will we have enough food to eat if the bee-pocalypse becomes worse?

November 2, 2017

Vitamins & Supplements – Are They Worth It?

Americans spend billions of dollars on vitamins and supplements, but should they?

October 19, 2017

Bigfoot

All over the world people report sightings of big, hairy, human-like beasts, so could Bigfoot really be out there… somewhere?

October 12, 2017

100% Renewable Energy – Can We Do It?

We need to ditch fossil fuels. Can America go 100% renewable by 2050?

October 6, 2017

The Rise of Anti-Vaxxers

Last week we explored the science behind vaccine safety. This week we try to understand where these fears came from, and why they persist.

September 21, 2017

Vaccines – Are They Safe?

Autism, seizures, and overloaded immune systems. Could these really be side effects of vaccines?

September 14, 2017