Ancient & Medieval Medicine: Crash Course History of Science #9

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , /

We’ve seen how, from around 400 BCE to CE 1300, ideas in astronomy, math, and engineering were traded all the way from Beijing to Delhi, and from Baghdad to Constantinople. In the next episodes, we’re going to dive into how some specific kinds of knowledge evolved over time. First up: healing. The history of medicine […]


Health & Medicine: Crash Course Sociology #42
27
December

Health & Medicine: Crash Course Sociology #42

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

As we launch into our final segment of Crash Course Sociology, I’m sure one of the things that you’ve learned by now is that sociology touches on everything. It helps us understand every aspect of society – even those that we think are strictly personal, like religion, sex, and gender. And the same is true […]


Health & Medicine: Crash Course Sociology #42

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

As we launch into our final segment of Crash Course Sociology, I’m sure one of the things that you’ve learned by now is that sociology touches on everything. It helps us understand every aspect of society – even those that we think are strictly personal, like religion, sex, and gender. And the same is true […]


Health & Medicine: Crash Course Sociology #42

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

As we launch into our final segment of Crash Course Sociology, I’m sure one of the things that you’ve learned by now is that sociology touches on everything. It helps us understand every aspect of society – even those that we think are strictly personal, like religion, sex, and gender. And the same is true […]


Health & Medicine: Crash Course Sociology #42

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

As we launch into our final segment of Crash Course Sociology, I’m sure one of the things that you’ve learned by now is that sociology touches on everything. It helps us understand every aspect of society – even those that we think are strictly personal, like religion, sex, and gender. And the same is true […]


How to Choose a Doctor (in the U.S.)
09
September

How to Choose a Doctor (in the U.S.)

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

[♪♩DRAMATIC MUSIC] Nurse. Scalpel. My God! It’s a request for a primary care physician! We’ll have to operate right away! [♪♩INTRO] A primary care physician is a doctor who you see routinely for basic checkups, non-emergency illnesses and references to other specialists in case of complications. There are a lot of reasons to choose a […]


Peeing, Pooping, Prescription Drugs, and Ramen Noodle Fires
02
September

Peeing, Pooping, Prescription Drugs, and Ramen Noodle Fires

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Good morning John! It occurs to me that there are a lot of things that I haven’t haven’t told you about in my life. So, I want to make a video in which we catch up. Thing number 1 You may remember a while back that Katherine and I were fostering a greyhound in the […]


The 1200% Increase in my Prescription Drug Costs
01
September

The 1200% Increase in my Prescription Drug Costs

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Good morning, John. I’m a little bit pissed off right now. Ok, I’m very pissed off and one of the only things that makes me feel better when I’m very pissed off is to reorganize my bookshelf, so I’m gonna do that right now while I hopefully as calmly as possible explain to you why […]