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Causes Or Cures

Dr. Eeks

Causes Or Cures is a health podcast hosted by Dr. Eeks. You can reach her via and read her blog & a bigger bio there. She works in the field of public/global health as a consultant, is passionate about scientific communications, and has a penchant for using humor as a health communications tool. She is currently consulting on several public health initiatives at the national and international level, and you can learn more about them on her blog. On this podcast, she features experts in their field, doctors, public health experts, public figures, researchers, interesting people, "characters", and folks with compelling personal stories, with the goal of discussing hot topics in public health and wellness. Sometimes we will discuss strange or weird stuff, too! DISCLAIMER: Some topics are more controversial than others, so keep in mind that this is information ONLY and not any kind of health advice. Eeks doesn't endorse any of her guests' views nor does she endorse any products, supplements, oils or potions. Causes or Cures is not a "news site." It's about having conversations, and Eeks is confident that she can have a respectful conversation with anyone, even people who think far differently than she does. Some people are experts, some people are interesting or intriguing to talk to, and some people are both. The point is to not take anything here as Gospel and to use your critical thinking skills to establish an informed opinion about something. Eeks does all the interviews from her apartment or while on the road traveling for work via Zoom and does her best to make them sound okay. Most importantly, she hopes this podcast encourages folks to stay curious, empathic, compassionate, honest, open-minded and engaged. Freedom of discussion is a beautiful thing, one that many take for granted. (The views on this podcast do not reflect the views of anyone she works or consults for.)
The History and Future of Psychedelic Medicine, with Dr. Dave SmithMay 09, 2022 Episode artwork A Protein in the Brain that is Linked to Metabolism & could be Key for Weight Control & the Fight Against ObesityMay 08, 2022 Episode artwork On Losing her Sons to the Opioid Epidemic, Navigating Grief & the Birth of Team Sharing, with Cheryl JuaireApril 26, 2022 Episode artwork The First Potential Case of Deer to Human COVID-19 transmission & Unique Mutations in Deer Viral SamplesApril 23, 2022 Episode artwork How the Pharmaceutical Industry Influences UK's All-Party Parliamentary Groups & Why It Matters from a Health-Policy PerspectiveApril 18, 2022 Episode artwork What Indigenous Populations Can Teach Us About Preventing Dementia (including Alzheimer's Disease) with Dr. Margaret GatzApril 12, 2022 Episode artwork Regulatory Capture & Its Concerning Impact on Science: With Dr. Andrea SaltelliApril 07, 2022 Episode artwork The Case for Why Features of the US HealthCare System Caused the Opioid Epidemic & Why Economic Distress Did Not: With Dr. Janet CurrieApril 04, 2022 Episode artwork Relationships Between Doctors & Industry and Why Transparency is Not Enough, with Dr. Joel LexchinMarch 24, 2022 Episode artwork A Conversation with an American Exorcist, Msgr. Stephen RossettiMarch 21, 2022 Episode artwork Epistemic Corruption, Drug Companies & Medical Science, with Dr. SismondoMarch 09, 2022 Episode artwork Are there Alternatives for Using Animals in Research & Why Not Consider Them? With Neuroscientist Dr. Katherine RoeMarch 07, 2022 Episode artwork How Drug Companies Influence Drug & Therapeutic Decisions, with Dr. Lisa ParkerFebruary 22, 2022 Episode artwork A New Approach to Obesity and Binge-Eating Disorder (BED)February 15, 2022 Episode artwork Asthma and COVID-19: What's the Deal? February 08, 2022 Episode artwork How Measles can Wipe Out Your Immunity to Other Viruses: Immune AmnesiaFebruary 06, 2022 Episode artwork A new, AI-Powered, At-Home Test for COVID-19- How Does it Work? February 01, 2022 Episode artwork Addressing Childhood Vaccine Concerns in a Religious Orthodox Community, with Blima MarcusJanuary 31, 2022 Episode artwork Should We Try Intermittent Fasting to Fight Obesity? With Dr. Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk January 22, 2022 Episode artwork Dr. Azza Halim MD Shares Her Top Wellness, Beauty & Immune-Boosting TipsJanuary 18, 2022 Episode artwork A COVID Calculator Figures Out Your Risk of Hospitalization & Death, with Dr. Ariel IsraelJanuary 10, 2022 Episode artwork Could this Cheap, Generic Drug Get Us Out of the Pandemic? The Story of Fluvoxamine with Dr. Eric LenzeJanuary 02, 2022 Episode artwork A mRNA vaccine for Lyme Disease is in the Works: With Dr. Erol FikrigJanuary 01, 2022 Episode artwork Prescribing Food as Medicine, with FarmboxRx CEO Ashley TyrnerDecember 17, 2021 Episode artwork Former CIA Officer Discusses His Experience with Havana Syndrome, a Mysterious Illness Targeting the Intelligence CommunityDecember 14, 2021 Episode artwork