Slate Presents The Checkup from WBUR

Slate Presents The Checkup from WBUR

From WBUR and Slate, the solidly reported and also somewhat opinionated take on health news for you and your family. Hosted by veteran health reporters Carey Goldberg and Rachel Zimmerman. Part of the Panoply Network.

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Muffin Top

Slate Presents The Checkup from WBUR

In this episode, “Muffin Top,” we debunk some dieting myths and explore strategies to help nudge your weight loss along, or at least make you feel better about your body. With hosts Carey Goldberg and Rachel Zimmerman of WBUR’s CommonHealth blog.

26 Min

Aug 17, 2015

Teenage Zombies

Slate Presents The Checkup from WBUR

Carey and Rachel are back for the summer with The Checkup: Greatest Hits Edition! In this episode, “Teenage Zombies,” we explore three ways in which the adolescent mind is radically different from yours and mine. Do you beg your teenager...

25 Min

Aug 3, 2015

The Checkup: High Anxiety

Slate Presents The Checkup from WBUR

This installment explores the deep, dark, intimate world of anxiety—one of the most common mental health conditions in the U.S.

25 Min

Jul 20, 2015

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21 min
Jul 6, 2015
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From WBUR and Slate, the solidly reported and also somewhat opinionated take on health news for you and your family. This installment dives into the world of sex, including sexual myths, a study about penis size, and the possibility of great sex after 70.

18 min
Jun 22, 2015
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If you missed the second season of WBUR's health podcast, catch up during your summer vacation

26 min
Jun 8, 2015
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Slate and WBUR's health podcast looks at dieting myths, eating disorders, and a popular program that aims to change how you approach food.

25 min
May 27, 2015
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The health podcast from WBUR and Slate explores three ways in which the adolescent mind is radically different from yours and mine. With hosts Carey Goldberg and Rachel Zimmerman of WBUR’s CommonHealth blog.

28 min
May 11, 2015
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Slate and WBUR's health podcast offers up three ways to take charge of your health care and medical data

25 min
Apr 27, 2015
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The health podcast from WBUR and Slate explores the deep, dark, intimate world of anxiety, including fear of flying, research on why more women suffer from anxiety disorders compared to men and how to manage when you worry relentlessly over your kids. Wit

22 min
Apr 14, 2015
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Episode 10 of the health podcast from WBUR and Slate explores sexual myths, a study about penis size, and the possibility of great sex after 70.

16 min
Mar 30, 2015
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Episode 9 of the health podcast from WBUR and Slate dives into some pretty gross stuff that also happens to be pretty fascinating: fecal transplants, vaginal bacteria, and parents who share their baby's pacifiers. With hosts Carey Goldberg and Rachel...

17 min
Mar 16, 2015
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From WBUR and Slate, the solidly reported and also somewhat opinionated take on health news for you and your family. This installment explores the human brain with conversations about brain-implant research, dyslexia, and language development aided by...

17 min
Feb 27, 2015
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From WBUR and Slate, the solidly reported and also somewhat opinionated take on health news for you and your family. Hosted by two veteran health reporters, this installment explores the pleasures and perils of sugar, the viral vegetable kale, and...

19 min
Sep 29, 2013
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In Episode #6 of The Checkup from WBUR and Slate, hosts Carey Goldberg and Rachel Zimmerman examine why so many people are afraid to ask their doctors important questions, and how to improve communications.

21 min
Sep 22, 2013
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In Episode #5 of The Checkup from WBUR and Slate, hosts Carey Goldberg and Rachel Zimmerman answer common questions about the flu and HPV vaccines, and debunk some of the myths around them.

21 min
Sep 15, 2013
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In Episode #4 of The Checkup from WBUR and Slate, hosts Carey Goldberg and Rachel Zimmerman discuss the advantages and problems with extreme fitness regimes like the Insanity Workout.

21 min
Sep 8, 2013
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In Episode #3 of The Checkup from WBUR and Slate, hosts Carey Goldberg and Rachel Zimmerman discuss the psychological problems of college students. Studies suggest as many as half experience mental health issues.

19 min
Sep 2, 2013
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In Episode #2 of The Checkup from WBUR and Slate, hosts Carey Goldberg and Rachel Zimmerman discuss the epidemic of women suffering pain during sex, men whose penises are abnormally crooked, and treatments for both.

21 min
Aug 25, 2013
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In Episode #1 of The Checkup from WBUR and Slate, hosts Carey Goldberg and Rachel Zimmerman discuss pregnancy myths involving bed rest, labor pain, and umbilical cord-cutting.

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