May 8, 2022
What does the body of evidence say on the topic of MSG? Plus: we dig into a new study that alleges that artificial sweeteners are associated with a higher risk of cancer (but But BUT!), and will we keep boosting people against COVID every four months?
(2:05) MSG: what it is, where it comes from, and where it...
Mar 6, 2022
What does the body of evidence say on the topic of asthma? Plus: how much time children spend in front of screens, and how to nudge people to go to the gym.
(3:15) Asthma: wheezing, similar diseases, how asthma is diagnosed
(10:53) Asthma: exercise-induced “asthma,” what is asthma, cold and...
Feb 7, 2022
What does the body of evidence have to say on the topic of dementia or, to use a more recent term, major cognitive disorder? Plus: what (little) we know about long COVID, and we go over arguments for and against the no-vax tax that was recently debated in Quebec.
(3:04) Dementia: types of memory
Jan 9, 2022
What does the body of evidence have to say on the topic of the immune system? Plus: the omicron variant and its accompanying public health measures, and we go over what happens when scientists try to fulfill one of the promises of science: replicating results.
(2:46) Immunity: what it does, self versus...
Jan 1, 2022
When it comes to health and medicine, there are so many decisions to make and so much misinformation out there. Dr. Christopher Labos and Jonathan Jarry look at the body of evidence on these topics to tell you what’s solid, what’s iffy… and what’s crapola. The jingles, comedy, and bickering help the medicine...