CDC Head Says U.S. Public Health System Was Not Prepared For Coronavirus
21 min

Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a lack of investment in the country’s public health system has “significant consequences.” He shares what his agency has learned about the virus, his take on the best tools to fight it, and much more.

The Law School Toolbox Podcast: Tools for Law Students from 1L to the Bar Exam, and Beyond
The Law School Toolbox Podcast: Tools for Law Students from 1L to the Bar Exam, and Beyond
Alison Monahan and Lee Burgess - Law School Toolbox, LLC
270: Looking for Legal Jobs Over Winter Break (w/Sadie Jones)
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're chatting with our consultant on career-related issues Sadie Jones about advancing your legal career this winter break, which is going to require a slightly different approach than usual, due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation. In this episode we discuss: * The impact of delayed OCI on the winter job search * 2Ls: What can you do to have a productive winter break? * 1Ls: What should you be doing, especially if your first semester hasn't gone so well? * Ways to network from home * When to start preparing your resume and other job application materials * Tips for staying organized and on top of the job search Resources: * CareerDicta ( * Trello ( * Leaving Litigation (and Leaving BigLaw) ( * Podcast Episode 76: Making the Most of Your Law School Winter Break ( * Podcast Episode 222: Using Winter Break to Advance Your Career ( * Podcast Episode 241: Tips for Virtual Job Interviews ( * Podcast Episode 253: Networking in Quarantine (w/Sadie Jones) ( * Podcast Episode 260: Career Implications of the COVID-19 Crisis (w/Sadie Jones) ( * Podcast Episode 262: Researching Law Firms (w/Sadie Jones) ( * Podcast Episode 266: Preparing for Virtual OCI (w/Sadie Jones) ( * Tips to Help You Make a Successful Adjustment to the Virtual Interview Process ( Download the Transcript ( If you enjoy the podcast, we'd love a nice review and/or rating on Apple Podcasts ( or your favorite listening app. And feel free to reach out to us directly. You can always reach us via the contact form on the Law School Toolbox website ( If you're concerned about the bar exam, check out our sister site, the Bar Exam Toolbox ( You can also sign up for our weekly podcast newsletter ( to make sure you never miss an episode! Thanks for listening! Alison & Lee
32 min
MPR News with Kerri Miller
MPR News with Kerri Miller
Minnesota Public Radio
Debunking pandemic myths
Have you heard about that treatment that completely cures COVID-19? Well, it doesn’t exist. Misinformation about COVID-19 seems to spread as fast as the virus itself and the flow of falsehood is making it even more difficult to curb the pandemic. False claims swirl around the safety of potential vaccines, the usefulness of masks, the effectiveness of treatments, the accuracy of COVID-19 case counts and even around the origin of the virus. A recent study by researchers at the University of Delaware found that a third of respondents agreed with false statements such as “Big Pharma is encouraging the spread of coronavirus to make money.” People who embrace these conspiracy theories were also less likely to say they would get vaccinated or follow public health recommendations. Disinformation flourishes in situations where demand for information is high, but the supply of credible information is low. How can you trust what you hear and what you read? What role does social media play in spreading the rumors? Every Monday at 9 a.m., MPR News host Kerri Miller delves into the science and research of COVID-19. This Monday listeners shared the questionable information they’re hearing and put rumors to the test with a health educator and an infectious disease doctor who know their facts. Guests: * Dr. Nahid Bhadelia is an associate professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and an infectious disease physician at Boston Medical Center. * Lindsey Leininger is a public health educator at “Dear Pandemic” and a professor at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. To listen to the full conversation you can use the audio player above. Subscribe to the MPR News with Kerri Miller podcast on: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify or RSS
48 min
The Podcast by KevinMD
The Podcast by KevinMD
Kevin Pho, MD
Parenting in a pandemic: Making the best decisions for your family
"You have made difficult choices about your family’s health and safety already. Pediatricians help parents make these kinds of decisions all the time. The shared- decision model for practicing medicine encourages doctors like me to help provide information and counseling to empower you to make decisions. You’ve already made decisions essential to your family’s health, whether about vaccination, safe sleep, or car seats. Other more everyday decisions parents make also carry real risk — driving while tired or distracted or selecting other activities like skiing or soccer. You can make difficult decisions and, in the process of coping with the pandemic, maybe you’ll learn more about what’s important to your family." Kelly Fradin is a pediatrician and author of Parenting in a Pandemic: How to help your family through COVID-19. She shares her story and discusses her KevinMD article, "Parenting in a pandemic: Making the best decisions for your family." ( This episode is sponsored by Elsevier Health ( Looking to update your personal or professional medical library? Shop Elsevier Health’s Holiday Sale and save up to 35% on your purchase of medical books! Plus, you can take an extra 5% off your order with code KEVINMD at checkout. Take advantage of the biggest sale of the year from Elsevier, the world-leading provider of medical books and reference materials. Shop now through December 31.
14 min
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