reading vs listening

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Over the past few days, I have been listening to some really awesome podcasts, mostly from Shane Parrish’s The Knowledge Podcast. I must admit, I am somewhat kicking myself that I did not discover this podcast and a few others earlier. Shane’s podcast is especially great because it is the equivalent to the long form blogs posts or like reading a novella which is somewhere between a short story and a full-fledged novel in the sense that it is interesting enough while also being short enough that one can read it in today’s world of multiple distractions. One of the reasons I took up listening to podcasts was of course everyone raving about how many of them were awesome but also because when I am doing a physical activity, where I earlier used to listen to music, I thought it might be beneficial to listen to a podcast instead…

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Google Misinformation: Fake News Medicine

I am not a free-speech lawyer, but when human health is at stake, perhaps search engines, social media platforms and websites should be held responsible for promoting or hosting fake information.

Haider Warraich, a fellow in heart failure and transplantation at Duke University Medical Center, is the author of the forthcoming “State of the Heart: Exploring the History, Science, and Future of Cardiac Disease.”