The Health Files Podcast | Health Facts | Medical Mysteries | Science News
By Ania Kay
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The Health Files Podcast explores and explains all things related to health and medicine: news, studies, myths and mysteries. Listen, Learn, Love & Share. Subscribe and tune in every weekend for a new episode. You can also reach me at www.thehealthfilespodcast.com or at twitter @healthfilespod.
||CleanEpisode 11: The Future of Food||Foods with GMO ingredients: technology that will save the world or one that will destroy us all?||3/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: The Side-Effects of Nothing||You've heard of placebo... but what about its evil twin the nocebo effect? It's even more mysterious and aims to harm, rather than to please.||3/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 09: The Effects of Nothing||What exactly causes the placebo effect? How does it work? Is it all just... fake?||3/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 08: Ask your parents if this [ breakfast cereal ] is right for you||How have YOU been subconsciously manipulated into buying the foods you love today early on in your childhood? Is advertisement to kids ethical? What does the research say?||3/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 07: In Search of a Cure||What does mold, the bible and 2 billion dollars have in common? Clinical trials, of course! Join me as we unravel the secrets of the search for the ultimate cure.||3/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 06: Innocent Until Proven Carcinogenic||Why do you keep seeing that coffee both causes and prevents cancer? Can you overdose on caffeine? How much coffee is safe? Find out in Ep06.||1/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 05: Picking out the bad apples||Have you heard of the study that linked the MMR vaccine with autism? Well, that is a famous example of a study being published and sensationalized, and then retracted. Let's find out why, with Ivan Oransky from RetractionWatch.||1/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 04: The Bitter Truth||The news heard around the world: eating chocolate can help you lose weight! What wonderful news... or is it? We will discuss the growing problem of bad journalism, fake academic journals, terrible medical research, and what we can do about it.||12/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 03: Men Pull Out of Study Early And Cause A Controversy||Male version of birth control! Finally... or not? Clinical trial canceled early due to side effects. Find out why!||11/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 02: Down The Rabbit Hole with a Glass of Wine||A Glass Of Red Wine Is The Equivalent To An Hour At The Gym. Is it really, though? Because I have some doubts.||10/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 01: The Game of Broken Telephone||First thing's first: let's get the basics down. What is health research and how does it work? Also, farts definitely do not cure cancer. More on that in the show.||10/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Information that needs to be talked about!
Just listened to Ep 8 on children's food/advertising. Very thought provoking and interesting. Keep up the good work and getting the conversations started.
I listened to all of those and found it very interesting. A lot of information to think about!
Hidden truth in health issues
We always see health being talked about in the media, but this podcast takes a peek at the sausage factory behind how that seemingly "scientific" information gets transmitted to us. All the episodes so far have been thought-provoking and insightful.