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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast

Jun 20, 2019

You might think George Clooney gets his devilishly handsome smile from well polished genes or a long history of acting lessons. As it turns out, he has mild residual weakness from a remote Bell's Palsy.

In this week's installment of the BrainWaves podcast, we've got even more factoids about the facial nerve as we...


Jun 13, 2019

Things are heating up for BrainWaves this week as we explore an exciting new topic in our digital curriculum: Heat-related illness. From the causes to the manifestation of the various causes of hyperthermia which can ultimately lead to circulatory collapse. But don’t panic. It’s just a podcast.

Produced by James E....


Jun 6, 2019

The first wave of the opioid crisis began in 1991 when physicians began to overprescribe narcotic analgesics for pain. Eventually, addiction led to abuse and the fatality rates began to climb. In response, the US government cracked down on narcotic prescriptions--leading a surge in the price of medical grade opioids. By...


May 30, 2019

Since January 1, 2019, there have been nearly 900 confirmed US cases of measles across 24 states. This is 10 times greater than the number of cases in the US 3 years ago, and it is the largest outbreak the US has seen since 1994. The month of May also marks the first reported case of measles in the state of...


May 16, 2019

It would be an understatement to say that endovascular thrombectomy has revolutionized acute stroke management. As of 2018, the American Heart Association recommends treatment up to 24 hours after time last seen normal for select patients. This week on the BrainWaves podcast, Dr. Tudor Jovin--PI for the DAWN...