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    • The Bad Food Bible

    • How and Why to Eat Sinfully
    • By: Aaron Carroll MD
    • Narrated by: Jeff Cummings, Kate Rudd
    • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
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    Advice about food can be confusing. There's usually only one thing experts can agree on: some ingredients - often the most enjoyable ones - are bad for you, full stop. But as Aaron Carroll explains, these oversimplifications are both wrong and dangerous: if we stop consuming some of our most demonized ingredients altogether, it may actually hurt us.

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    • classic Dr Carroll more in book form !!!

    • By Benjamin Chen on 12-18-17

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    • How to Make Home Birth a Safer Option

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "How to Make Home Birth a Safer Option" is from the Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Why the Medical Research Grant System Could Be Costing Us Great Ideas

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    The medical research grant system in the United States, run through the National Institutes of Health, is intended to fund work that spurs innovation and fosters research careers. In many ways, it may be failing.

    "Why the Medical Research Grant System Could Be Costing Us Great Ideas " is from the June 18, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Preventing Teen Suicide: What the Evidence Shows

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Rates of teen suicide continue to rise, federal health officials reported this month, with rates for girls higher than at any point in the last 40 years. A rational response would be to engage in evidence-based measures to try to reverse this course. Too often, we assume that there’s nothing we can do.

    "Preventing Teen Suicide: What the Evidence Shows" is from the August 17, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Unexpected Honey Study Shows Woes of Nutrition Research

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Unexpected Honey Study Shows Woes of Nutrition Research" is from the October 28, 2015 The Upshot section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Alcohol's Effect on Health: What the Science Says

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Alcohol's Effect on Health: What the Science Says" is from the Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • The Problem With Charitable Giving

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll, Peter B. Bach
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Taxpayers should not have to subsidize rich people’s donations.

    "The Problem With Charitable Giving " is from the November 27, 2018 Op-Ed section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and Peter B. Bach and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • The Unsung Success of a Diabetes Prevention Program

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "The Unsung Success of a Diabetes Prevention Program" is from the March 30, 2016, The Upshot section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Why Cystic Fibrosis Patients in Canada Outlive Those in the U.S.

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Cystic fibrosis has no cure. Over the past few decades, though, we have developed medications, diets and treatments for depredations of the disease. Care has improved so much that people with cystic fibrosis are living on average into their 40s in the United States. In Canada, however, they are living into their 50s.

    "Why Cystic Fibrosis Patients in Canada Outlive Those in the U.S." is from the March 20, 2017 Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • I'm a Doctor. If I Drop Food on the Kitchen Floor, I Still Eat It

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "I'm a Doctor. If I Drop Food on the Kitchen Floor, I Still Eat It" is from the October 10, 2016 The Upshot section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • How I Lost Weight and Learned to Love Thanksgiving Again

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    In our house, there are no pictures of my wife and me that are more than a few years old.

    "How I Lost Weight and Learned to Love Thanksgiving Again" is from the November 20, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Death by Medical Error: Adding Context to Scary Headlines

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Death by Medical Error: Adding Context to Scary Headlines" is from the August 15, 2016 The Upshot section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • The EpiPen, a Case Study in Health Care System Dysfunction

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "The EpiPen, a Case Study in Health Care System Dysfunction" is from the August 23, 2016, The Upshot section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • It’s Hard for Doctors to Unlearn Things. That’s Costly for All of Us.

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    We know it can be hard to persuade physicians to do some things that have proven benefits, such as monitor blood pressure or keep patients on anticoagulants. But it might be even harder to get them to stop doing things.

    "It’s Hard for Doctors to Unlearn Things. That’s Costly for All of Us." is from the September 10, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • What We Know (and Don’t Know) About How to Lose Weight

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The endless array of diets that claim to help you shed pounds tend to fall into two camps: low fat or low carbohydrate. Some companies even claim that genetics can tell us which diet is better for which people.

    "What We Know (and Don’t Know) About How to Lose Weight" is from the March 26, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Why You Should Exercise (No, Not to Lose Weight)

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Why You Should Exercise (No, Not to Lose Weight)" is from the June 20, 2016 The Upshot section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • The Problem With Probiotics

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Probiotics have the potential to improve health, including by displacing potentially harmful bugs. The trouble is that the proven benefits involve a very small number of conditions and probiotics are regulated less tightly than drugs.

    "The Problem With Probiotics" is from the October 22, 2018 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • The U.S. Is failing in Infant Mortality, Starting at 1 Month Old

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "The U.S. Is failing in Infant Mortality, Starting at 1 Month Old" is from the June 06, 2016 The Upshot section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • The Ineffectiveness of Employer Wellness Programs and the Importance of Randomized Trials

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 10 mins
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    The gold standard of medical research, the randomized controlled trial, has been taking a bit of a beating lately.

    "The Ineffectiveness of Employer Wellness Programs and the Importance of Randomized Trials" is from the August 06, 2018 Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • In Defense of Moderate Drinking (Again)

    • By: Aaron E. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "In Defense of Moderate Drinking (Again)" is from the March 23, 2016, Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Aaron E. Carroll and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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