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Share and Learn: Topics in Medicine, Mental Health, Science, and Ethics with Dr. Carol Portlock (Online)

May 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thanks to vaccines and medical innovation, we are gradually moving away from the Covid pandemic. On 1st and 3rd Mondays, retired oncologist Carol Portlock will discuss the new and intriguing science that lies ahead, including Covid. On 2nd and 4th Mondays, clinical psychologist Frank Corigliano will continue to address your concerns about managing day-to-day during this trying time.

Suggested readings:

A pictorial presentation of Covid policy in Shanghaihttps://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2022/04/29/world/asia/shanghai-lockdown.html

Polio vaccine (as used in impoverished countries) may lead to risk of polio infection in susceptible people
https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2022/04/26/1092867458/vaccine-derived-polio-is-on-the-rise-a-new-vaccine-aims-to-stop-the-spreadGenetic testing for a “healthy” fetus can be flawed
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/20/upshot/prenatal-genetic-tests-warning.htmlAging is the same in multiple species when measured by the cumulative mutation numberhttps://www.bbc.com/news/health-61045950The African spiny mouse can regenerate is entire skin and repair its spinal cord: what is the mechanism?https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20220422-the-quest-for-super-human-healingProstate cancer susceptibility correlated with bacteria microbiome

New promising anti-obesity drug, pending publication of all datahttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/28/health/obesity-drug-eli-lilly-tirzepatide-wegovy.html

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May 2
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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