Recommended Podcast: An Insider’s View of Medicine A Conversation with Dr. Nina Shapiro, award-winning Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology and a Professor of Head and Neck Surgery at UCLA. She is featured in The New York Times, Time, The Wall Street Journal, NPR, and

We all want to be healthy and eat the right things.  The endless worries we live with…what’s good for you, what’s contaminated, the detox diet … it gets so overwhelming.   May be we can relax a bit.  Apparently if we can go back to the basics and with common sense eat everything moderately, our food might not kill us.  The more likely scenario would be texting/talking while driving.

They discuss the unique resiliency of children, the importance of second opinions, bad doctors, how medical training has changed in recent years, medical uncertainty, risk perception, vaccine safety, and other topics.