Dr. Nina Shapiro is the Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology and a Professor of Head and Neck Surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
Dr. Nina Shapiro is the Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology and Professor of Head and Neck Surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She also wrote a book called HYPE: A Doctor's Guide to Medical Myths, Exaggerated Claims and Bad Advice-- How to Tell What's Real and What's Not, to stop our heads from spinning from overwhelming rapid-fire health information.   She’s appeared on many broadcast programs, including CBS’s “The Early Show,” “Extra,” CNN and National Public Radio. She is a regular guest on the Emmy-Award winning television show “The Doctors,” and her work has been featured and published in the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Hollywood Reporter, Redbook. Prevention, First for Women, Real Simple and many other print and online publications.   Dr. Shapiro is a prolific blogger and major contributor to academic publications with more than 80 peer-reviewed publications and more than 200 national and international scientific presentations to her credit. She is also a regular contributor to the award-winning educational website www.kidsinthehouse.com, where she is featured in numerous videos on health-related topics from air purifiers to sleep apnea.   Brought to you by Hardy's Mentorship Program (HardyHaberland.com/Mentorship), Hardy's Membership Program (HardyHaberland.com/Membership), and Haberland Media (HaberlandMedia.com).   Thank you for listening and supporting us!   This podcast is brought to you by Hardy's Mentorship Program. Do you want to know the most effective way to positively impact lives, achieve next-level success, and experience true fulfillment? Do you want to know the "behind-the-scenes" secret that Hardy equates to be the #1 strategy he used to create the most success in his life? Go to HardyHaberland.com/Mentorship and join this free virtual training.   This podcast is also brought to you by Hardy's Membership Program. Membership benefits include private access to Hardy directly via a monthly Ask-Me-Anything podcast where you can submit questions for future episodes and get your questions answered by Hardy personally. Benefits also include steep discounts for products we believe in, so you can save money, and much more. Go to HardyHaberland.com/Membership and get access to exclusive membership-only content.    This podcast is also brought to you by Haberland Media. Haberland Media provides podcast advertising placements for SMEs and large enterprises on world-famous podcast shows. Haberland Media also leverages its global network and relationship capital to book entrepreneurs and public figures on top interview podcasts. Furthermore, Haberland Media drives business outcomes via best-in-class paid media, SEO & content marketing. Go to HaberlandMedia.com and connect with us.   If you enjoyed this episode, would you please consider to rate, review, and subscribe on Apple Podcasts/iTunes? It takes less than 60 seconds and it really makes a difference. Go to HardyHaberland.com/iTunes and rate, review, and subscribe.   Follow Hardy Haberland: Twitter: Twitter.com/HardyHaberland LinkedIn: LinkedIn.com/in/HardyHaberland Facebook: Facebook.com/HardyLTHaberland Instagram: Instagram.com/HardyHaberland   Get exclusive life & business tips that I only share with email subscribers. Go to HardyHaberland.com/Newsletter and sign up.
Today on the show we are very glad to welcome Dr. Nina Shapiro, ENT specialist and author of Hype!  In our conversation we chat about her book and what inspired a general and popular publication of its kind before getting into some of our guest's experiences and opinions on the medical field at present. We discuss confirmation bias, common health concerns and the attitudes of parents towards health in the modern climate. Dr. Shapiro opens up about e-cigarettes, vaccines, online information and gender bias in medicine too. She shares some of the challenges that come with writing a book, and particularly a medically focused one, why mentorships are so important to young doctors and the troubling advice she offers encounters in her work. We finish off the episode with a few fun questions about wishes, her mission and a question that Dr. Shapiro wants to ask Shree! For all this and more, tune in today!   Key Points From This Episode:   Confirmation bias, the influence of Google and the inspiration behind the book. Surprising beliefs that are widely held to be true. Reformulating the pyramid of health concerns. E-cigarettes, JUUL products and the effects that Dr. Shapiro has noted. The evolving attitude of parents about their children's wellbeing. The unrealistic debate around vaccines and legal and ethical concerns. Close-knit communities, the speed of outbreak and the importance of education. Lay press, battling fake information and Dr. Shapiro's attitude towards these. The most challenging elements of writing the book. Medical education and mentorships within any program. Shapiro's experience of gender bias in the medical profession. The professional advice Dr. Shapiro disagrees with the most. Shapiro's mission and what gets her out of bed in the morning. The three things Dr. Shapiro would wish from a genie! And much more!   Tweetables:   “I work in healthcare, I work with patients, I work with families, we’re exposed to a lot of information, all of us, not just doctors, all of us on a daily basis.” — @drninashapiro [0:01:04]   “I really felt that there was a dire need to write a book that was as evidence based and as non-biased as possible.” — @drninashapiro [0:01:29]   “I take care of very elective problems and I take care of severely emergency, life and death problems and everything in between. And no two days are the same.” — @drninashapiro [0:34:56]   Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:   Common Sense Medicine — http://commonsensemedic.com/ Hype — https://www.amazon.com/Hype-Doctors-Understanding-Personal-Decisions/dp/1250149304/ Dr. Nina Shapiro — http://drninashapiro.com Dr. Nina Shapiro on Twitter — https://twitter.com/drninashapiro Dr. Peter Attia — https://peterattiamd.com/ When Breath Becomes Air — https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25899336-when-breath-becomes-air The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down — https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25589791-the-spirit-catches-you-when-you-fall-down How Millennials Became The Burnout Generation — https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/annehelenpetersen/millennials-burnout-generation-debt-work Digital Minimalism — https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/40672036-digital-minimalism
Dr. Nina Shapiro is the Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology and a Professor of Head and Neck Surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She  joins Jonathan to discuss the history & importance of vaccinations, how vaccines work, good science vs bad science, shares thoughts from her new book, and more.You can find more of Dr. Shapiro’s work at her site here http://drninashapiro.com/ Follow her on Twitter here https://twitter.com/drninashapiro and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drninashapiro/Buy her book A Doctor's Guide to Medical Myths, Exaggerated Claims, and Bad Advice - How to Tell What's Real and What's Not here: https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250149305For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by Terrible, Thanks For Asking, Grove Collaborative (www.grove.co/JVN), Pure for Men (www.pureformen.com code: JVN), and Openfit (text JVN to 303030).
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