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Second Opinion



An examination of medical ethics and the practioners who define them. Dr. Michael Wilkes is a Professor of Medicine and Vice Dean for Medical Education at UC Davis. He takes on the pharmaceutical and health insurance industries and raises the issues that



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A forgotten population with a life threatening disease

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 06:35:00 -0800

In poor countries with dry climates kidney disease is killing thousands and we have no idea why.


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Hospital vampires

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 06:35:00 -0800

When we draw too much blood in the hospital there is a real cost.


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/KCRW-second_opinion-hospital_vampires-171105.mp3







Losers when we reduce free access to birth control

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 06:35:00 -0700

Birth control is one of the greatest advances in health in the past 100 years..


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/KCRW-second_opinion-losers_when_we_reduce_free_access_to_birth_control-171022.mp3




Making your wishes known

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 06:35:00 -0700

We never know what tomorrow will bring so why not take care of this while it's on your mind?


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/KCRW-second_opinion-making_your_wishes_known-171015.mp3




Advances in health

Sun, 08 Oct 2017 06:35:00 -0700

The technology is easy, it changing people's behaviors that is really hard.


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/KCRW-second_opinion-advances_in_health-171008.mp3




Confusing language

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 06:35:00 -0700

The misinterpretation of language can lead to inappropriate expectations and overuse of technology.


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/KCRW-second_opinion-confusing_language-171001.mp3







Dentistry: the odd man out

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 06:35:00 -0700

We need to think of the mouth the same way we do other parts of the body.


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/KCRW-second_opinion-dentistry_the_odd_man_out-170917.mp3







The 'white coat ceremony'

Sun, 03 Sep 2017 06:35:00 -0700

Is the white coat really the symbol we want?


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The impact of time on kindness

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 06:35:00 -0700

While our intentions are good time is a deal breaker.


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Cutting the CDC budget

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 06:35:00 -0700

Should we have the right to know what attitudes the new CDC director holds?


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Blushing

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 06:35:00 -0700

The body’s reaction to an emotional trigger.


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Learning from others

Sun, 09 Apr 2017 06:35:00 -0700

If we listen there is lots we can learn from those around us.


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Do we need more doctors?

Sun, 02 Apr 2017 06:35:00 -0700

A tough question, but perhaps it's the wrong question to ask.


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/KCRW-second_opinion-do_we_need_more_doctors2-170402.mp3







Our judgmental side

Sun, 19 Mar 2017 06:35:00 -0700

It can change – but only with effort and will.


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Complaining

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 06:35:00 -0800

Complaints are far more than they seem.


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/KCRW-second_opinion-complaining-170219.mp3




Right care is good care

Sun, 12 Feb 2017 06:35:00 -0800

Why do we overuse care that offers no benefit?


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/KCRW-second_opinion-right_care_is_good_care-170212.mp3




The basis of stigma

Sun, 05 Feb 2017 06:35:00 -0800

What can we learn about how to be more inclusive?


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/KCRW-second_opinion-the_basis_of_stigma-170205.mp3







Vitamins and supplements

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 06:35:00 -0800

Why do more than half of Americans take these products?

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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/KCRW-second_opinion-vitamins_and_supplements-170122.mp3







Lying in medicine, Part 2

Sun, 08 Jan 2017 06:35:00 -0800

Patients deceive their doctors…but doctors also deceive their patients.


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/KCRW-second_opinion-lying_in_medicine_part_2-170108.mp3







Science in the service of industry

Sun, 25 Dec 2016 06:35:00 -0800

Guess who funded a study showing that sugar isn't harmful?


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/KCRW-second_opinion-science_in_the_service_of_industry-161225.mp3




Happy birthday, stethoscope

Sun, 18 Dec 2016 06:35:00 -0800

It's been a great 200 year run -- but the tool is nearing irrelevance...


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Phone Addiction

Sun, 11 Dec 2016 06:35:00 -0800

The data is getting strong that extensive phone use can be extremely harmful.


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Sales people in the operating room

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 06:35:00 -0700

What is the relationship between the surgeon and sales reps?


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Old Habits Die Hard

Fri, 08 Jul 2016 06:35:00 -0700

…which lead to lots of unnecessary tests.


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/KCRW-second_opinion-old_habits_die_hard_2016_07_10.mp3




To Operate or Not?

Sun, 03 Jul 2016 06:35:00 -0700

Even for the surgeon, this isn’t an easy decision.


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/KCRW-second_opinion-to_operate_or_not.mp3




Difficult Choices at 30,000 Feet

Sun, 26 Jun 2016 06:35:00 -0700

Weighing benefits of one patient against another...


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/KCRW-second_opinion-difficult_choices_at_30_000_feet.mp3




Bias in Medicine

Sun, 19 Jun 2016 06:35:00 -0700

Access to therapy appointments differs by race and class.


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Being Held as a Medical Hostage

Sun, 12 Jun 2016 06:35:00 -0700

After a motor vehicle accident it's the last thing you'd expect.


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Declining Teen Birth Rates

Sun, 08 May 2016 06:35:00 -0700

Women are making good choices about reproductive health.


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/KCRW-second_opinion-declining_teen_birth_rates.mp3




Doctors' Right to Choose

Sun, 01 May 2016 06:35:00 -0700

If doctors choose, patients loose.


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/so160501doctors_right_to_cho.mp3




The Violent Brain

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 06:35:00 -0700

Is it the seed or the soil?


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/so160424the_violent_brain.mp3




A Medical Who Done It

Sun, 10 Apr 2016 06:35:00 -0700

How did a group of people ended up with cow tuberculosis?


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/so160410a_medical_who_done_i.mp3




Gender in Elite Sports

Sun, 03 Apr 2016 06:35:00 -0700

What defines a female athlete other than lower pay?


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/so160403gender_in_elite_spor.mp3




Physical Pain Linked to Economic Pain

Sun, 27 Mar 2016 06:35:00 -0700

America's pain epidemic has its roots in social determinants.


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/so160327physical_pain_linked.mp3




The Heavy Cost of Direct-to-Consumer Advertising

Sun, 20 Mar 2016 06:35:00 -0700

It's no longer just drugs but now genetic testing.


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/so160320the_heavy_cost_of_di.mp3







The Role of Government in Health

Sun, 06 Mar 2016 06:35:00 -0800

Do we really want to raise the age when an adult can purchase cigarettes?


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/so160306the_role_of_governme.mp3




Futility and Doctors in Training

Sun, 28 Feb 2016 06:35:00 -0800

The impact of moral distress can be long lasting.


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/so160228futility_and_doctors.mp3




A Never Ending Fight over Doctors' Work Hours

Sun, 21 Feb 2016 06:35:00 -0800

A new study does not come close to providing any resolution.


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/so160221a_never_ending_fight.mp3




It Can't Hurt to Look!

Sun, 14 Feb 2016 06:35:00 -0800

Over-testing people with diabetes.


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/so160214it_cant_hurt_to_look.mp3







Special Needs

Sun, 31 Jan 2016 06:35:00 -0800

Special permits for prostitution...


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/so160131special_needs.mp3




Elephants and Cancer

Sun, 24 Jan 2016 06:35:00 -0800

Do larger animals with more cells get more cancer?


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/so160124elephants_and_cancer.mp3




American Wants to Die at Home

Sun, 17 Jan 2016 06:35:00 -0800

But, is this always the best idea?


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Compassion in Medicine

Sun, 10 Jan 2016 06:35:00 -0800

How can we increase compassion?


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/so160110compassion_in_medici.mp3




Tragedy of the Commons

Sun, 03 Jan 2016 06:35:00 -0800

Giving up something now to benefit others later.


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/so160103tragedy_of_the_commo.mp3




Gifts Are Not Expected

Sun, 27 Dec 2015 06:35:00 -0800

Going overboard creates awkward situations.


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https://podcast-download.kcrw.com/kcrw/audio/podcast/etc/so/so151227gifts_are_not_expect.mp3




What Constitutes a "Ground-breaking New Drug?"

Sun, 20 Dec 2015 06:35:00 -0800

It's time for us to have some hard discussions about the meaning and cost of extending life.


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Mandatory Reporting of Teen Sex

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 06:35:00 -0800

What could possibly be the purpose?


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