COVID-19 Daily

COVID-19 Daily

News Updates PLUS Physician and Expert Interviews As America recovers, the team at RadioMD keeps you up-to-date with COVID-19 news plus featured interviews with expert guests; anchored by Caitlin Whyte. Your comments or story suggestions at Covid19@RadioMD.com.... Show More

Episodes

Will Black Lives Matter protests spur a second wave of coronavirus, Zoloft is in shortage due to increased demand during the pandemic, a new industry is forming around social distancing consultants, managing anxiety about the country reopening, and should you worry about catching coronavirus through your eyes.


We’ll also hear a snippet from a conversation with Dr. Roger Hall, author of Staying Happy Being Productive, who recently jo...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

What summer activities are riskier than others in the time of COVID-19, CDC says COVID-19 does not easily spread via contaminated surfaces, the WHO halts trials of hydroxychloroquine over safety fears, and how staying indoors affects the immune system. 

We hear a snippet from an interview today between Dr. Michael S. Evange and Dr. Susanne Bennett on her Radio MD Podcast Wellness for Life  to discuss 10 ways to override our genetic ...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

1 in 4 YouTube Videos Mislead Viewers About COVID, what does a socially distant concert look like, how coronavirus has changed our weekends, and dentists in Michigan are urging their governor to allow them to resume routine dental care.

There are hundreds of thousands of patients who have had to put their surgeries on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for hospital space and safety - including hip surgeries, knee surgeri...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

French linguists debate the gender of the word COVID-19, more Americans are turning to CSA’s to get their produce during the pandemic, and could mouthwash help curb the spread of coronavirus, saying pushing it off further could lead to another potential public health crisis

Good food can be a real comfort when you’re sheltering in place for days. But we all need to resist the temptation to boredom-binge on sweets, or fatty, salty sn...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

The first coronavirus vaccine tested on humans has yielded some positive results, new research says if 80% of Americans wore masks, COVID-19 infections would plummet, restaurants get creative with keeping customers dining in but away from each other, and visit museums like the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the American Museum of Natural History online. 

A group of California-based physicians went to New York City recently to work s...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

The FDA reviewing is the accuracy of Abbott Laboratories coronavirus tests, can you wear a mask for too long, men are less likely to wear face masks because they’re not cool, and is COVID-19 a blessing for pangolins?

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting everyone, in different ways. How are children with special healthcare needs uniquely impacted -- especially those who often receive important care during the school day? Dr. Lynn Davi...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

Summer probably won't make COVID-19 go away, and porn is booming during coronavirus, but it's also expanding and diversifying the workforce.

Sure, everyone is a bit bored in quarantine, but isn't it kind of funny that we're all drawn towards doing the same type of activities? Baking bread, doing puzzles. Joining us today with more about why that might be and some other ways culture and social interactions are changin...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

Coronavirus and astrology, will restaurant workers return to work, and could llamas help curb the virus?

Being asked to stay home is an even greater burden for those battling addiction. Licensed mental health and addiction counselor Donna Marks joins us this episode to tell us about how quarantine is affecting those battling addiction, and tips to stay on course. 

For questions or to submit a topic or tip, email covid19daily@radi...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

1.4 million healthcare jobs were lost in April, the cost of care deters 1 in 7 people from seeking treatment for COVID-19, and Wuhan draws up plans to test all 11 million residents.

Our Healthcare Hero today is in California - Irene Teper is the Medical Director of After Hours / Adult Acute Care Clinic at MarinHealth,  and tells us about a day in her life on the front lines.

Living alone is preferred by some. But How far does that st...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

A new antibody test has been given emergency use approval from the FDA, ergonomic tips for your home office, how coronavirus might affect our summer plans, and why a baby boom probably won't happen while we’re all quarantined. 

A community-based strategy In California is working to reduce hospital volume by providing Free, Rapid Drive Through Testing & Telehealth Services for Marginalized Communities. But the initiative also...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

What it’s like to navigate the world during COVID 19 with OCD, all dressed up with nowhere to go - the beauty industry is feeling the effects of coronavirus, The Atlantic digs into why exactly you should be wearing a mask.

Does having diabetes put you at greater risk for complications from COVID-19? RADIOMDs Scott Webb talked to Endocrinologist Dr. Linda Gaudiani, president of MarinHealth Endocrine and Diabetes Center about just thi...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

Coronavirus got you down? Take it out on a piñata. If you’re not social distancing - it could end up on social media, what Google searches can tell us about our coronavirus thoughts and fears. and DIY projects using food scraps around your kitchen.

Plus hear an interview with Deepak Vashishth, the director of the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. A team of r...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

Meat shortages start to affect fast-food restaurants, Americans are eating more seafood anyway, and first-hand accounts of what having coronavirus feels like

Plus hear an interview with Dr. Leigh Vinocur Board Certified Emergency Physician and Spokesperson for the American College of Emergency Physicians to talk about the mental strain and burnout of working in the ER - after the news of an ER doctor in Manhattan dying by suicide ...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

Are objects like your phone and keys a COVID-19 risk? Full Body sanitation pods at the Hong Kong Airport, and how COVID-19 has made life a bit more inclusive for those with a range of disabilities

Plus hear an interview with Dr. Rani Banik on how viruses spread through the eyes, and how to reduce our exposure to harmful blue light now that we’re spending even more time on screens while stuck at home.

And our healthcare heroes are t...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

Masks, conference calls, and social distancing are making life hard for the deaf, a Mexican Lucha Libre wrestler is sewing masks to fight coronavirus, sympathy cards are selling out, and an Alabama man gets arrested for camping in a shut-down Disney World

Plus hear an interview with Dr. Amanda Avila on how people are avoiding going to emergency rooms during COVID-19 even when they should be going for other medical emergencies.

For ...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

The City of Juneau, Alaska started a joke hotline to cheer people up, and these neighbors hadn't met until quarantine, turns out they're related.

Plus hear an interview with Dr. Gary Kirkilas. He personally drives around Phoenix Arizona in a 40-foot mobile medical van providing free pediatric, adolescent, and young adult care for the homeless youth population. We got a hold of him to tell us more about helping the youth in h...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played
When New York City needed hospital space, film location scouts pitched in, Researchers find more Americans are breaking stay-at-home orders, and what are mask valves, and why are cities banning them?

Plus an interview with cardiologist Dr. Stephen Sinatra on the connection between the heart, lungs, and COVID-19, as well as precautions and preventive measures to take for people with pre-existing heart conditions.

And our Healthcare He...
Read more
Share
Mark as Played
More Americans believe the worst of the pandemic is behind us, could nicotine help fight the coronavirus, and how to be a good roommate in a crisis.

Plus an excerpt of an interview with conflict resolution professional and mediator Carol Barkes - on how to keep the peace at home during quarantine.

For questions or to submit a topic or tip, email covid19daily@radiomd.com.















Share
Mark as Played
More workers are drinking while on the clock at home, when to call your vet during the pandemic, and a quick round-up of all those drug treatments we’ve been hearing about. 

Plus an excerpt from an interview with Dr. Lisa Wolfe, an associate professor of Neurology and of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care at Northwestern Medicine - about how patients with CPAP may be affected during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

And ou...
Read more
Share
Mark as Played
Blood clots and strokes in young people being some COVID-19’s newest mystery symptoms, some scientists are treating Men with COVID-19 with female sex hormones, and an old over the counter heartburn medication is being tested to treat coronavirus. 

Plus an excerpt of an interview with Dr. Eric Karchmer, a practicing Chinese medical doctor, on what Chinese Medicine can do during the current coronavirus pandemic. You can hear the full ...
Read more
Share
Mark as Played

Chat About COVID-19 Daily

Popular Podcasts

The Daily
The Daily
This is what the news should sound like. The biggest stories of our time, told by the best journalists in the world. Hosted by Michael Barbaro. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, ready by 6 a.m.
Commencement: Speeches For The Class of 2020
Commencement: Speeches For The Class of 2020
iHeartRadio knows how important the graduation ceremony is. After four long years of hard work, commencement offers one last moment to reflect before you toss your hat into the air and take on the world. We know that during these difficult times, most graduates won’t get to attend their ceremony in person. So, we've partnered with some of the biggest names across industries, to write a commencement speech just for you. From 4-star generals to all-star comedians, legendary coaches to John Legend himself, these are the words we hope will inspire you. Thank you to DORITOS® , State Farm® , T-Mobile and the 2020 Census.
Crime Junkie
Crime Junkie
Crime Junkie is a weekly podcast dedicated to giving you a true crime fix. Every Monday, Ashley Flowers will tell you about whatever crime she’s been obsessing over that week in a way that sounds like you're sitting around talking crime with your best friends. The storytelling is straightforward and free of rabbit holes so the cases stay suspenseful and are easy to follow. If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’re a Crime Junkie! You’ve found your people.