ytom-roizen-header

EP 994B - Overkill: When Modern Medicine Goes Too Far

Summary: Paul A. Offit, M.D., Author & Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, joins Dr. Roizen to talk about his new book Overkill: When Modern Medicine Goes Too Far.
Air Date: 6/2/20
Duration: 24:54
Host: Michael Roizen, MD
Guest Bio: Paul A. Offit, M.D.
Paul A. Offit, M.D. is the Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, as well as the Maurice R. Hilleman Professor of Vaccinology and Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Co-inventor of the rotavirus vaccine and a national expert on vaccines, he has appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, CNN, 60 Minutes, MSNBC, Dateline NBC, the Jim Lehrer NewsHour, CSPAN, FOX News, and National Public Radio. He is often interviewed in the New York Times, Washington Post, LA Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, and USA TODAY. Dr. Offit is a recipient of many awards, including the J. Edmund Bradley Prize for Excellence in Pediatrics from the University of Maryland Medical School; the Young Investigator Award in Vaccine Development from the Infectious Disease Society of America; and a Research Career Development Award from the National Institutes of Health.
EP 994B - Overkill: When Modern Medicine Goes Too Far

Most of us accept the same common medical wisdom: take your Vitamin C when you have a cold, baby aspirin can prevent heart attacks or strokes, ice those sprains, wear sunscreen.

But how did we get these, and are they really doing what patients and medical practitioners alike believe? 

Paul A. Offit, M.D., Author & Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, joins Dr. Roizen to answer these questions and talk about his new book Overkill: When Modern Medicine Goes Too Far.


Want better health and nutrition? Now you can get personalized supplement recommendations and custom vitamin packs delivered to your door! Go to PersonaNutrition.com/Roizen and take your free assessment and get 50% off your order today. - sponsor

Persona logo



 
Bonus
How Your Diet Affects Your Risk for Cancer
More from this show . . .
Prev
Next

EP 994 News of the WeekEP 995 News of the Week
FREE RadioMD Newsletter: