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Mar 21, 2023

Jonathan and Chris speak to Dr. Justin Sanders, the director of palliative care at McGill, on the topic of medical assistance in dying (MAiD). What are the arguments for and against MAiD? And what do we make of the thornier aspects of euthanasia, like its intersection with disability rights and the conflict of interest...

Mar 7, 2023

What does the body of evidence say on erectile dysfunction? Plus: why was a woman in need of a heart transplant was denied the procedure, and what happens when you have advanced HIV and you catch mpox?


Block 1:

(2:06) Erectile dysfunction: definitions, how common it is, causes


Block 2:

(9:13) Erectile dysfunction:...

Feb 21, 2023

Chris and Jonathan talk to Vincent Denault, who researches nonverbal communication. Are there human lie detectors? Is someone lying when their eyes are shifty? And more importantly, do people in positions of power believe the pseudoscience of lie detection?

(2:54) What is nonverbal communication?

(7:09) Vincent thought...

Feb 12, 2023

Chris and Jonathan look at the already-infamous 2023 Cochrane review on masks, which many people are claiming shows that “masks don’t work.”


1) The Cochrane review:

Feb 9, 2023

What does the body of evidence say on the topic of healthcare-acquired infections? Plus: CBD is put on trial to see how well it does against the symptoms of advanced cancer, and the world’s elites reveal their most damning secret: they don’t think COVID is just a bad cold.


Block 1:

(2:02) Nosocomial infections:...