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Dhruv Khullar: The Physician-Journalist

Dhruv Khullar: The Physician-Journalist

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Howie and Harlan are joined by the New Yorker's Dhruv Khullar to talk about his life as a clinician, researcher, and journalist. Harlan looks at how direct-to-consumer healthcare companies like Hims & Hers Health are capitalizing on patients' reluctance to share sensitive issues with traditional providers; Howie reports on the health issues on the ballot in this week's election. 


The Loss of Trust and the Rise of Hims & Hers Health

“Hims & Hers reports 57% revenue increase, launch of AI offering and more earnings news”

“Hims & Hers Health Sees Long-Term Tailwind from Weight Management Business”

“FDA approves Eli Lilly’s tirzepatide for weight loss, paving way for wider use of blockbuster drug”

“A study of the nature and level of trust between patients and healthcare providers, its dimensions and determinants: a scoping review protocol”

Dhruv Khullar

Dhruv Khullar: “Why Are We So Bad at Getting Better?"

The New Yorker: Articles by Dhruv Khullar

“A Program to Prevent Functional Decline in Physically Frail, Elderly Persons who Live at Home”

Articles by Atul Gawande

Dhruv Khullar: “What a Heat Wave Does to Your Body"

Kim Stanley Robinson: The Ministry for the Future

Dhruv Khullar: “The Struggle to Define Long Covid"

Health on the Ballot

“Democrats Take Control of Virginia Legislature”

“Ohio Vote Continues a Winning Streak for Abortion Rights”

“Mississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves wins 2nd term, defeating Democrat Brandon Presley”

“Poll: 92% of Mississippi voters concerned about hospital crisis, 72% favor Medicaid expansion”

“Marijuana use linked with increased risk of heart attack, heart failure”

NIH: Marijuana and hallucinogen use among young adults reached all-time high in 2021

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