Aaron Carroll is a Professor of Pediatrics and Assistant Dean for Research Mentoring at Indiana University School of Medicine and is also the director of the Center for Health Policy and Professionalism Research. He is the co-author of two books and currently hosts Healthcare Triage.

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Date Title Duration Views Transcribed
2017-06-19 Employer-Based Insurance Can Trap You at Work 07:28 192
2017-06-16 Losing Sleep Over Where Babies Sleep 04:27 153
2017-06-13 Cystic Fibrosis, Life Expectancy, and the Greatest Health Care System in the World 04:58 317
2017-06-09 Prostate Screenings Are Cool Again! 04:05 125
2017-06-07 June 7, 2017 - LIVE 29:05 396
2017-06-05 The Mysteries of the Microbiome: There's Still a Lot to Learn 06:39 192
2017-06-02 Knee Surgery Doesn't Improve Outcomes, but We Still Do A LOT of Them 03:01 207
2017-05-26 A Measles Outbreak in Minnesota. Nice Work, Anti-vaxxers 03:31 481
2017-05-22 Reproducibility in Research: An Introduction 06:54 289
2017-05-21 The Advantages of Medicare Advantage 04:36 181
2017-05-15 Healthcare and Customer Satisfaction: Not ALWAYS Mutually Exclusive 05:57 101
2017-05-10 Patients Don't Shop Around, Even When They Can 06:09 137
2017-05-10 May 10, 2017 - LIVE 24:07 297
2017-05-05 Narrow Insurance Networks Limit Access, Especially for Kids 04:14 140
2017-05-03 May 02, 2017 - LIVE 28:46 252
2017-05-01 Orphan Drugs part 4: Fixing the System 05:39 186
2017-04-28 Data and Studies on Malpractice 04:17 10,653
2017-04-24 Gaming the System: Orphan Drugs Part 3 07:38 13,796
2017-04-21 Exercise, Weight Loss, and Big Soda 03:15 24,892
2017-04-17 Orphan Drugs: Costs 04:44 16,615
2017-04-14 Measuring Safety Might Actually Improve It...At Least Temporarily 04:05 8,927
2017-04-11 Orphan Drugs: An Introduction 06:41 29,349
2017-04-03 The Trump Budget and Meals on Wheels 05:12 29,120
2017-03-31 Health Care Reform, Tradeoffs, and the Need for Negotiation 03:56 17,026
2017-03-27 Premium Support, Medicare, and Obamacare 05:54 23,952
2017-03-24 A Look at The DASH Diet 20 Years Later 04:05 16,674
2017-03-21 Regional Difference in Procedures and Prices 06:43 19,705
2017-03-16 Results Are In! Congressional Budget Office Scores the American Health Care Act 08:18 31,920
2017-03-15 March 15, 2017 - How much TV is bad for kids? 31:01 7,544
2017-03-14 One Republican Backup Plan for the AHCA: Cassidy-Collins 04:29 25,073
2017-03-09 The American Health Care Act: A Republican Response to The Affordable Care Act 08:28 58,248
2017-03-07 HFS #6 - (The Gist) Nerdcon: Poop Your Pants 04:54 1,613
2017-03-07 HFS #6 - NerdCon 'Safe Words' 56:32 7,950
2017-03-06 Wearable Tech Probably Won't Help You Lose Weight 05:53 17,223
2017-03-03 Are Beta-Blockers Useful in the Elderly after a Heart Attack? 04:02 10,556
2017-03-02 LIVE at Nerdcon 2017 1:03:28 5,592
2017-02-28 How to Give Better Medical Advice 05:57 18,594
2017-02-24 You Look Like a Coffee Table: Days 49-54 | 100 Days 08:19 56,223
2017-02-20 Trump, Congress, and the Plan for Block Grants and Medicaid 06:19 23,016
2017-02-17 Good News! We Can Have Successes in Population Health! 03:55 11,151
2017-02-13 What We Know about Pot in 2017 08:07 555,323
2017-02-10 A Study on Fish Oil Supplements! 03:02 43,835
2017-02-06 Rising Pet Care Costs Might Tell Us Something about Human Health Care Costs 06:21 19,135
2017-02-03 Many with Employer Insurance Still Need CHIP to Insure Their Kids 04:28 8,340
2017-02-01 February 1 , 2017 - Does Lysol actually work to combat germs? 25:33 7,021
2017-01-30 Heart Disease Prevention Works, Even If You Have Bum Genes 06:22 17,972
2017-01-27 Journalism CAN Lead to Changes in Policy: CMS and Data Sharing 02:59 9,345
2017-01-24 Republican Plans for The Affordable Care Act 06:26 67,669
2017-01-20 The Effectiveness of Screening and Treating Diabetes 04:51 10,010
2017-01-18 January 18, 2017 - How effective are health savings accounts? 33:52 7,595
2017-01-17 How to Fix Obamacare's Marketplaces 07:05 26,422
2017-01-13 Medicaid for Children Leads to Better Outcomes Later in Life 03:58 7,918
2017-01-13 Speedos Not Required: Days 10-14 | 100 Days 07:36 68,349
2017-01-11 Donald Trump and Healthcare Cost Sharing 07:18 78,618
2017-01-10 Playground Face Off: Days 8-9 | 100 Days 06:27 68,725
2017-01-06 Americans Spend a Lot on Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Back Pain 03:43 11,910
2017-01-04 January 4, 2017 - Are childhood allergies on the rise? 33:02 6,792
2017-01-01 Consulting the Experts | 100 Days 08:34 72,940
2016-12-30 HCT 2016 Year in Review 06:40 12,124
2016-12-27 The Doctor Shortage in the US: Is It a Real Thing? 06:02 36,966
2016-12-23 It's Time for Your HPV Vaccine. Which is Effective after Only Two Shots 03:54 11,526
2016-12-16 Getting In-Network Care is Harder Than You'd Think 05:02 10,127
2016-12-14 December 14, 2016 - Is acupuncture effective for pain management? 27:57 6,772
2016-12-12 Access to Insurance Doesn't Guarantee Access to Care 05:08 19,664
2016-12-05 The Benefits of Paid Sick Leave for Workers, Employers, and Pretty Much Everybody 05:25 24,253
2016-12-02 Hospital Care Can Vary Depending on When You're Treated 03:25 10,735
2016-11-30 November 30, 2016 - LIVE 30:38 5,717
2016-11-29 Reference Pricing, CALPERS, and Reduced Health Care Costs 05:28 14,221
2016-11-19 Republicans' Many Plans to Replace Obamacare 07:04 34,626
2016-11-16 November 16, 2016 - LIVE 24:22 5,595
2016-11-14 The 5 Second Rule: It's Still Not a Thing. 05:43 22,359
2016-11-11 Does Industry Money Skew Study Results? It's Hard to Say. 03:24 12,420
2016-11-07 SNAP, Food Stamps, Obesity, and Behavioral Economics 05:39 24,619
2016-11-04 Health Care Reform, Medicaid Expansion, and Hospital Finances 03:19 11,679
2016-11-02 October 26, 2016 - LIVE 29:52 5,920
2016-10-31 Can Yelp Reviews Help Improve Patient Care? 06:34 11,839
2016-10-28 Lots of Private Insurance is Publicly Funded 04:33 13,473
2016-10-26 October 26, 2016 - LIVE 31:21 5,431
2016-10-24 Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, and Their Health Care Proposals 09:27 37,971
2016-10-21 Health Care Reform, and the Issues We Face 05:48 17,741
2016-10-18 Medicaid has a Huge Return on Investment 05:19 23,884
2016-10-11 Needle Exchanges Help Curb Disease, but Legislators Don't Like Them 04:49 20,893
2016-10-04 Preventable Medical Errors and How We Count Them 06:43 19,959
2016-09-30 Someone Give That Baby Peanut Protein! Also, Wearables Alone Don't Lead to Weight Loss. 04:00 15,613
2016-09-26 Medical Device Failure, and How Data Can Help Us Prevent It 05:59 13,922
2016-09-23 Gluten-Free Diets on the Rise, and Contraception Works 03:31 18,341
2016-09-19 Going to the Dentist? You Might Not Need Those Bite Wing X-Rays 04:39 23,784
2016-09-17 Big Sugar, Big Money, and the Obfuscated Truth About Heart Disease 04:26 30,494
2016-09-14 September 14, 2016 - LIVE 29:37 7,744
2016-09-13 Sleep Training for Parents and Infants 06:40 20,758
2016-09-09 The EpiPanic About the EpiPen Continues! 03:50 22,512
2016-09-07 September 7, 2016 - LIVE 27:18 6,717
2016-09-06 The EpiPen and What's Wrong with American Healthcare 07:02 52,468
2016-09-02 If You Need Surgery, Make Sure Your Surgeon is a Specialist 03:35 16,207
2016-08-31 August 31, 2016 - LIVE 29:20 5,811
2016-08-29 Making Drugs Cheaper Without Stifling Innovation -- Euro Style 05:44 31,986
2016-08-26 Addyi Isn't that Effective, and it Isn't Selling Very Well 03:51 13,056
2016-08-24 August 24, 2016 - LIVE 27:58 5,661
2016-08-22 Infant Mortality in the United States is Surprisingly High 06:32 29,994
2016-08-19 Randomized Controlled Trials and Full Body CT Scans 03:15 11,670
2016-08-17 August 17, 2016 - LIVE 25:21 5,851
2016-08-15 Why Does Alcoholics Anonymous Work? 05:28 29,608
2016-08-09 You Can Do a Lot to Prevent Some Cancers 06:47 38,034
2016-08-06 High BMI is Associated with Higher Mortality. And so is Low BMI. 03:43 20,368
2016-08-03 Healthcare Triage Live Stream 29:06 6,628
2016-08-01 The Surprising Difficulties of Off-Label Prescriptions 05:28 18,734
2016-07-25 Telemedicine Can Improve Care, Especially for Underserved Patients 06:36 16,198
2016-07-22 The Medicaid Expansion and Its Effects 03:32 13,298
2016-07-20 LIVE - Jul 20, 2016 27:49 7,080
2016-07-19 Dietary Salt Recommendations Don't Line Up with Recent Evidence 04:42 39,404
2016-07-15 Nobody Uses Sunscreen Right, and We Still Don't Pay Doctors Equally 04:04 22,619
2016-07-11 E-Cigarette Update: What to Do about Kids and Vaping? 06:42 36,066
2016-07-08 Sorority Membership Doesn't Necessarily Lead to Eating Disorders 03:37 11,701
2016-07-06 LIVE - July 6, 2016 32:01 8,325
2016-06-28 Retail Clinics are Convenient, Reliable, and Kind of Affordable 06:00 18,970
2016-06-20 Orlando and Our Outdated Blood Donation Policies 05:45 33,429
2016-06-17 Moving Isn't Great for Kids 03:37 23,255
2016-06-13 The Cases For and Against Circumcision 06:38 51,948
2016-06-10 How Can We Make Gene Therapy Effective and Affordable? 03:52 14,436
2016-06-08 LIVE - June 8, 2016 30:30 8,130
2016-06-06 The Facts about Peanut Allergies Might Surprise You 05:19 36,577
2016-06-03 Doctors Have Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, Too. 03:02 14,353
2016-06-01 LIVE - June 1, 2016 31:48 8,328
2016-05-23 Opioid Addiction and Treatment 06:43 32,589
2016-05-20 The Facts About SIDS and Swaddling 04:46 15,569
2016-05-18 LIVE - May 18, 2016 15:32 9,500
2016-05-16 America's Epidemic of Opioid Abuse 06:10 44,474
2016-05-13 Pay for Performance in Medicine: It Doesn't Work 03:10 15,338
2016-05-09 The Science of Opioids 08:43 81,469
2016-05-06 Condoms Prevent STD, Too Many Kids are Homeless, and Environmental Factors and Homicide 03:58 15,697
2016-05-04 LIVE - May 4, 2016 23:31 7,315
2016-05-02 The History of Opioids 08:17 46,177
2016-04-29 Lots of People Are Still Uninsured 03:13 12,803
2016-04-27 LIVE - Apr. 27, 2016 28:21 8,603
2016-04-27 Health Services Research, Diabetes, and the YMCA 07:40 16,179
2016-04-22 Unnecessary Supplement Use is Rising, Even Among the Elderly 03:26 20,152
2016-04-19 Flint, Water, and the Dangers of Lead 05:52 26,436
2016-04-15 More Money, More Life: Studies Indicate Wealthy People Live Longer 04:08 14,023
2016-04-13 LIVE - April 13, 2016 17:46 7,676
2016-04-11 Antibiotics and Resistance 07:54 34,524
2016-04-02 More On Vitamin D 05:08 30,958
2016-03-30 Healthcare Triage LIVE - Mar. 30, 2016 23:41 8,924
2016-03-28 Clickbait Headlines and Medical Research! Watch This Video to Keep Your Family Safe! 07:44 29,703
2016-03-25 Premiums for CHIP and Medicaid Lead to Lower Enrollment and Uninsured Kids 03:14 11,031
2016-03-21 Residency Training, Long Hours, and the Effects on Patient Outcomes 06:47 27,260
2016-03-18 Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomies Are Worse Than Useless for Most Breast Cancer 03:48 13,906
2016-03-16 LIVE Show - Mar. 16, 2016 16:44 7,853
2016-03-14 Kids Today...Are Pretty Great 05:12 42,165
2016-03-12 Inductions Don't Necessarily Lead to C-Sections, and the Declining Rate of Unintentional Pregnancy 03:25 11,694
2016-03-07 Are Home Births Safe? 06:07 35,726
2016-02-29 Breakfast. Take it. Or leave it. 06:12 88,351
2016-02-26 Money Can't Buy You Weight Loss AND Vaccine Investment Strategy 03:50 18,371
2016-02-24 Live - Feb. 24, 2016 26:50 7,674
2016-02-23 Doctors and Depression 06:19 44,566
2016-02-17 LIVE - Feb. 17, 2016 27:23 7,451
2016-02-15 The CDC's Preachy Recommendations on Pregnancy and Alcohol. and the Internet's Overreaction 06:30 29,643
2016-02-12 Is Tackle Football Too Dangerous, Kids? 03:54 16,614
2016-02-10 LIVE - Feb. 10, 2016 32:59 7,726
2016-02-09 Booze Isn't All Bad 06:22 62,725
2016-02-06 Texts for Meds and Untreated Parental Depression Hurts Kids 04:45 13,581
2016-02-03 Feb. 03, 2016 - LIVE 27:24 7,575
2016-02-01 What is Zika? What Should You Do About It? 05:50 51,872
2016-01-29 Simple Things to Help Quit Smoking and Avoid Melanoma 03:30 16,368
2016-01-27 LIVE Show - Jan. 27, 2016 25:01 8,561
2016-01-25 Menu Calorie Labeling Isn't Doing Much to Fight Obesity 06:01 20,678
2016-01-22 More Studies on Advanced and Basic Life Support 05:05 11,274
2016-01-20 Healthcare Triage LIVE - Jan. 20, 2016 27:17 7,807
2016-01-18 Basic and Advanced Life Support; One Helps. The Other, Not So Much. 06:59 29,102
2016-01-15 The ACA, Young People, and the Cost of Births to Medicaid 03:50 14,080
2016-01-13 Healthcare Triage LIVE - Jan. 13, 2016 30:51 7,192
2016-01-11 Who Decides Which Tests Are Effective? The US Preventive Services Task Force 07:25 14,658
2016-01-08 Talking to Kids About Sex is a Good Thing 03:01 36,138
2016-01-06 Healthcare Triage LIVE - Jan. 6, 2016 30:31 8,286
2016-01-05 Biologic Drugs and Biosimilars 07:21 28,211
2015-12-29 Healthcare Triage 2015 Year in Review 07:28 16,783
2015-12-21 Questions and Answers With Aaron Carroll and John Green 17:28 38,434
2015-12-18 Antidepressants and Autism: Healthcare Triage News 05:36 19,864
2015-12-16 Dec. 16, 2015 - HCT LIVE 23:49 6,825
2015-12-14 Do Probiotics Work? It Depends on What You Want to Happen 06:20 71,933
2015-12-11 Doctors, Computers, and Patients: Healthcare Triage News 04:25 14,245
2015-12-09 Dec. 9, 2015 - HCT LIVE 31:29 6,719
2015-12-07 The HPV Vaccine Is Still Underutilized 07:48 22,688
2015-12-02 Dec. 2, 2015 - HCT LIVE 21:26 7,047
2015-11-30 What Are Nootropics? Are They Going to Make You Smarter? 05:27 69,240
2015-11-24 Honey, High Fructose Corn Syrup, and the Problems with Nutrition Research 07:15 67,455
2015-11-20 Alcohol Regulations Work Better Than Expected, ACA Might Not - HCT News Nov. 20, 2015 04:17 20,555
2015-11-18 Nov. 18, 2015 - HCT LIVE 24:40 13,076
2015-11-17 Is Drinking Tea Good for You? 06:52 139,308
2015-11-14 Brand Name Placebos Are More Effective than Generic Placebos. For Real. 03:22 17,906
2015-11-10 Is There a Difference Between Brand Name Medications and Generics? 09:17 72,528
2015-11-03 How Do Drugs Get Their Names? 04:49 51,805
2015-10-30 Red Meat and Cancer! PANIC! Understanding the WHO's Meat and Cancer Announcement 05:53 42,243
2015-10-28 Oct. 28, 2015 - LIVE 24:15 7,816
2015-10-27 Strangers Aren't Going to Poison Your Kids' Halloween Candy 06:30 58,126
2015-10-23 An Update on the Affordable Care Act - Oct. 23, 2015 03:54 22,531
2015-10-21 Oct. 21, 2015 - LIVE 33:20 7,824
2015-10-19 Does Universal Autism Screening Make Sense? 06:36 26,895
2015-10-17 Choosing Wisely is a Great Idea. Does it Work? 04:25 20,260
2015-10-15 Oct. 14, 2015 - LIVE 27:46 6,457
2015-10-12 You're Probably not Dehydrated: The Eight Glasses of Water a Day Myth 06:46 105,934
2015-10-09 Even MORE Studies Confirm, Calcium Still Doesn't Prevent Fractures 04:23 17,080
2015-10-05 We shouldn’t use labels like “Alternative” and “Conventional” Medicine 06:41 62,454
2015-10-02 Texting Robots May Improve Your Health! 03:35 14,143
2015-09-30 Sep. 30, 2015 - LIVE 30:34 7,129
2015-09-29 Replication, Re-Analysis, and Worm Wars 08:20 22,042
2015-09-25 What's a Fair Price? Price Gouging and Pharmaceuticals. 04:05 24,564
2015-09-21 Myths About IUDs 07:03 63,571
2015-09-18 Racial Disparities in Pain Management in Children - HCT News - Sept. 18, 2015 04:40 15,141
2015-09-16 Sep. 16, 2015 - LIVE 31:14 7,763
2015-09-12 Sleepless Surgeons & Pertussis - HCT News Sept. 12, 2015 04:40 16,544
2015-09-09 Sep. 9, 2015 - LIVE 31:02 8,001
2015-09-08 IUDs Are Pretty Great. So Why Aren't They More Popular? 05:30 53,830
2015-09-05 Kids Have a Hard Time Perceiving Obesity 03:46 23,608
2015-08-31 Planning for the End. Advance Directives or Death Panels? 05:41 17,608
2015-08-28 Exercise and Supplements Can't Stop Cognitive Decline, Sadly 04:24 19,908
2015-08-26 Aug. 26, 2015 - LIVE 32:02 8,730
2015-08-24 Sitting vs. Standing. Is Your Sedentary Life Killing You? 05:52 100,838
2015-08-21 Human Trafficking is Too Common and Flibanserin is Approved! 04:27 19,442
2015-08-19 Aug. 19, 2015 - LIVE 31:27 6,482
2015-08-18 Exercise is NOT the Key to Weight Loss 05:51 179,179
2015-08-14 More People Are Getting Health Insurance, and Vitamin D Still Doesn't Help 03:35 19,350
2015-08-12 Aug. 12th, 2015 - LIVE 27:59 8,794
2015-08-11 Exercise Is Really Good for You. Like, REALLY Good for You. 06:36 121,767
2015-08-08 HPV Vaccination is Too Low, and NICUs May Be Overused: Healthcare Triage News 04:17 14,421
2015-08-05 Aug. 5th, 2015 - LIVE - Why do I have to wait 15 min after applying sunscreen? 28:57 9,246
2015-08-03 How Can Doctors Avoid Malpractice Suits? Be Nice 07:01 109,125
2015-08-01 Reducing Obesity Won't Necessarily Reduce Care Costs: Healthcare Triage News 02:59 18,799
2015-07-27 What is Flibanserin (AKA "Female Viagra")? 07:41 43,872
2015-07-20 How Does the FDA Approve a Drug? 07:38 36,331
2015-07-17 Soccer Concussions, HPV Vaccines, and Pregnant Drinking: Healthcare Triage News 04:34 19,470
2015-07-15 Jul. 15th, 2015 - LIVE - Is it safe to eat raw eggs? Are all infant formulas the same? 30:34 11,615
2015-07-13 Studies Confirm, Vaccines Still Don't Cause Autism. But Are These Studies Helping? 06:12 34,339
2015-07-11 Health Professionals and Their Income, Childhood Violence, and King v Burwell 04:34 16,927
2015-07-06 Coffee! It's Not Bad for You, and It might Even be Good! 07:31 166,289
2015-07-02 Jul. 7th, 2015 - LIVE - When does a baby's eye color stop changing? 31:33 10,723
2015-06-29 Ticks! They Can Really Make you Sick 06:57 23,474
2015-06-27 Arthroscopic Knee Surgery Isn't Going to Fix Your Knee 04:23 20,569
2015-06-24 Jun. 24th, 2015 - LIVE - All About Parasites - Healthcare Triage 29:09 8,532
2015-06-22 Tapeworms! Finally, a Parasite that's Gross, AND Harmful! 05:09 37,778
2015-06-19 Kids Should Stay Away from Pot Edibles. And They Mostly Do. 04:04 26,987
2015-06-17 Jun. 17th, 2015 - LIVE - Is coconut water better than regular water? 31:23 10,140
2015-06-17 14 Facts about Parasites - mental_floss on YouTube - List Show (314) 10:10 186,415
2015-06-15 Lice! They're Itchy, They're Tough to Kill, and They're Everywhere 05:23 29,116
2015-06-10 Jun. 10th, 2015 - LIVE - Are naps good for you? Are chia seeds actually beneficial? 36:02 13,965
2015-06-08 Bedbugs Are Awful, but They're Unlikely to Give You a Disease 05:26 27,875
2015-06-05 Should We Pay People to Improve Their Health? Healthcare Triage News 04:07 15,272
2015-06-03 Healthcare Triage LIVE - 2015-06-03 26:31 7,593
2015-06-01 Diagnoses, Predictive Values, and Whether You're Sick or Not: NPV and PPV 08:00 23,462
2015-05-29 Don't Panic! Train Travel and Laundry Pods Are Unlikely to Kill You. Statistically. 03:54 17,113
2015-05-27 May 27th, 2015 - LIVE - What should you consider when choosing a family doctor? 56:53 13,997
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