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Ep 16: Inside the Black Box of Anesthesia: Why We Do It, How It’s Changing, and What the Future Looks Like

Paul and Howard talk about surgical anesthesia with a special guest: Jon Bauman, Chief of Anesthesiology at St. John’s Riverside Hospital in Westchester, New York. There is a Fairly Crap Transcript™ here. Topics: What is anesthesia? Are you asleep? Where does your brain go? What do anesthesiologists do when patients are out? Local, regional, and …

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Rotator Cuffs: Why They Go Awry, and What You Should Do About It. Or Not.

Paul and Howard talk about rotator cuffs, those four muscles around your shoulder that often go awry and sometimes really hurt. There is a Fairly Crap Transcript™ here. Topics: What are rotator cuffs anyway? Tossing, tools, and trees: the evolutionary history of shoulders What happens if part of your rotator cuff goes, you know, missing? …

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Episode 14 (A Brief Audio Footnote): A Deeper Dive Into Pulmonary Function and WIldfires

We got lots of questions on our recent episode about air, exercise, and wildfires, so here is a short, deeper dive into the topic. We gave Howard the episode off, so I have aspecial guest, Christopher T. Migliaccio, a Research Assistant Professor in Immunology at the University of Montana. His main research interest is how …

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Lifespan & Healthspan: The Science(s) of Healthier Aging, From Cells to Centenarians

Paul and Howard talk about healthy aging, from cell death, to diet, to centenarians, and exercise in-between. Financial geek that he is, Paul sneaks in a little riff about pension fraud too. There is a fairly crap transcript here. Topics: Healthspan vs lifespan, squaring the curve Cellular housekeeping and whether it can be catalyzed Diets …

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I’m Injured, You’re Injured, We’re Injured: Some Personal Perspectives

Paul and Howard talk about their own current injuries, how and why they happened, why it’s frustrating, and what they’re doing to get past it. Maybe. Topics: What happened to Paul (plantar fasciitis) and to Howard (stress fracture) Why these injuries happened How we respond to injuries, a phases of grief model, with some shouting …

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Why Do Injuries Happen, How Do You Know, and How Do You Make Them Go away?

Paul and Howard talk about injuries, how and why they happen, and why they keep coming back. Topics: Why injuries happen Acute vs chronic injuries The origins of overuse problems Training errors and injury cycles Becoming a resilient athlete Readings: Running. Back to Basics. Base Building Training Errors and Other Causes of Tendinopathy in Runners …

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The Fine Art of Balancing

Paul and Howard talk about balancing, but not the financial kind. Topics: How we balance Why balance is overlooked but so important to health and fitness Why falls are so common and so hard on people as we age Myths about balancing How to improve your balance Readings: Resistance and balance exercise to live longer …

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