About Jeremy Corr

NBN Episodes hosted by Jeremy:

Eric Topol, "Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again" (Basic Books, 2019)

May 7, 2019

Deep Medicine

Eric Topol
Hosted by Jeremy Corr

Medicine has lost its humanity. Doctors no longer have the time to make personal connections with their patients. In his new book Deep Medicine: How A…

Joseph Jarvis, "The Purple World: Healing the Harm in American Health Care" (Scrivener Books, 2018)

March 15, 2019

The Purple World

Joseph Jarvis
Hosted by Jeremy Corr

Americans pay double what every other developed nation in the world pays for healthcare. Does that mean that we are the healthiest? No. In fact, we ar…

Carl S. Armato, "A Future With Hope: An Inspiring Guide to Overcoming Diabetes" (Carl S. Armato, 2018)

March 5, 2019

A Future With Hope

Carl S. Armato
Hosted by Jeremy Corr

Carl Armato, the CEO of Novant Health, has lived with his diabetes diagnosis for over 50 years. In spite of his diabetes not being easy to live with, …

Janis Powers, "Health Care: Meet The American Dream" (River Grove Books, 2018)

March 4, 2019

Health Care

Janis Powers
Hosted by Jeremy Corr

American health care is the most expensive in the world, yet it produces some of the worst outcomes among developed nations. Many people offer unreali…

Peter Hotez, "Vaccines Did Not Cause Rachel’s Autism: My Journey as a Vaccine Scientist, Pediatrician, and Autism Dad" (Johns Hopkins UP, 2018)

February 7, 2019

Vaccines Did Not Cause Rachel’s Autism

Peter Hotez
Hosted by Jeremy Corr

Dr. Peter Hotez is a pediatrician-scientist who develops vaccines for neglected tropical diseases affecting the world's poor. He is also the father of…

Dave Chase, "The Opioid Crisis Wake Up Call: Health Care is Stealing the American Dream. Here is How We Take It Back" (Health Rosetta Media, 2018)

January 22, 2019

The Opioid Crisis Wake Up Call

Dave Chase
Hosted by Jeremy Corr

The opioid crisis in America is considered by many to be the worst national public health crisis in the last 100 years. In his new book, The Opioid Cr…

Lindsey Fitzharris, "The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine" (Scientific American, 2017)

January 7, 2019

The Butchering Art

Lindsey Fitzharris
Hosted by Jeremy Corr

Joseph Lister changed the world of medicine. In her book The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine…

William B. Young and Stephen D. Silberstein, "Navigating Life with Migraine and Other Headaches" (Oxford UP, 2018)

December 31, 2018

Navigating Life with Migraine and Other Headaches

William B. Young and Stephen D. Silberstein
Hosted by Jeremy Corr

Migraine headaches can be absolutely devastating. In the book Navigating Life with Migraine and Other Headaches (Oxford University Press, 2018), Willi…

Paul A. Offit, "Do You Believe in Magic?: Vitamins, Supplements, and All Things Natural" (Harper, 2014)

December 28, 2018

Do You Believe in Magic?

Paul A. Offit
Hosted by Jeremy Corr

Is alternative medicine quackery? In the book Do You Believe in Magic? Vitamins, Supplements, and All Things Natural: A Look Behind the Curtain (Harpe…

Nivedita Lakhera, "Pillow of Dreams" (Nivedita Lakhera, 2017)

November 21, 2018

Pillow of Dreams

Nivedita Lakhera
Hosted by Jeremy Corr

Pillow of Dreams (Nivedita Lakhera, 2017) is an intensely emotional and inspirational collection of poetry and art by Dr. Nivedita Lakhera. She experi…

Joshua Sharfstein, "The Public Health Crisis Survival Guide: Leadership and Management in Trying Times" (Oxford UP, 2018)

September 21, 2018

The Public Health Crisis Survival Guide

Joshua Sharfstein
Hosted by Jeremy Corr

Dr. Joshua Sharfstein has learned a lot as from his years of experience as a public health leader. He has dealt with everything from a rabid raccoon, …

Josh Luke, "Health-Wealth: 9 Steps To Financial Recovery" (ForbesBooks, 2018)

September 19, 2018


Josh Luke
Hosted by Jeremy Corr

Healthcare is extremely expensive for both patients and their employers. The costs of healthcare continue to increase with no end in sight. Dr. Josh L…

Susan Greenfield, "You and Me: The Neuroscience of Identity" (Notting Hill Editions, 2016)

August 21, 2018

You and Me

Susan Greenfield
Hosted by Jeremy Corr

What makes you who you are? What makes you distinct from me? What is identity? In the book You and Me: The Neuroscience of Identity (Notting Hill Edit…

Paul Offit, "Bad Advice: Or Why Celebrities, Politicians, and Activists Aren’t Your Best Source of Health Information" (Columbia UP, 2018)

August 17, 2018

Bad Advice

Paul Offit
Hosted by Jeremy Corr

You should never trust celebrities, politicians, or activists for health information. Why? Because they are not scientists! Scientists often cannot co…

Dorothy H. Crawford, "Deadly Companions: How Microbes Shaped our History" (Oxford UP, 2018)

August 9, 2018

Deadly Companions

Dorothy H. Crawford
Hosted by Jeremy Corr

The history of mankind is interlinked with microbes. As humans evolved and became more advanced, microbes evolved right along with us. Through infecti…

Randi Hutter Epstein, "Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything" (Norton, 2018)

July 18, 2018


Randi Hutter Epstein
Hosted by Jeremy Corr

Metabolism, behavior, sleep, mood swings, the immune system, fighting, fleeing, puberty, and sex: these are just a few of the things our bodies contro…

Sam Kean, "The Violinist’s Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code" (Back Bay, 2013)

July 10, 2018

The Violinist’s Thumb

Sam Kean
Hosted by Jeremy Corr

In The Disappearing Spoon, bestselling author Sam Kean unlocked the mysteries of the periodic table. In The Violinist’s Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of…

Stephen Klasko, "Bless This Mess: A Picture Story of Healthcare in America" (Lulu Publishing, 2018)

June 15, 2018

Bless This Mess

Stephen Klasko
Hosted by Jeremy Corr

Our neighbors on other planets look with puzzlement at the United States, located on the beautiful planet Earth. Despite amazing knowledge, discovery,…

Lydia Kang, "Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything" (Workman Publishing Company, 2017)

May 22, 2018


Lydia Kang and Nate Pedersen
Hosted by Jeremy Corr

What won’t we try in our quest for perfect health, beauty, and the fountain of youth? Well, just imagine a time when doctors prescribed morphine for c…

Toby Cosgrove, "The Cleveland Clinic Way: Lessons in Excellence from One of the World’s Leading Health Care Organizations" (McGraw-Hill Education, 2014)

May 17, 2018

The Cleveland Clinic Way

Toby Cosgrove
Hosted by Jeremy Corr

American healthcare is in crisis. It doesn't have to be. Dr. Toby Cosgrove's The Cleveland Clinic Way: Lessons in Excellence from One of the World’s L…

Laura Spinney, "Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How It Changed the World" (PublicAffairs, 2017)

May 9, 2018

Pale Rider

Laura Spinney
Hosted by Jeremy Corr

The Spanish flu of 1918-1920 was one of the greatest human disasters of all time. It infected a third of the people on Earth--from the poorest immigra…

Sam Kean, "The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons" (Little, Brown and Co., 2015)

April 26, 2018

The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons

Sam Kean
Hosted by Jeremy Corr

Early studies of the functions of the human brain used a simple method: wait for misfortune to strike---strokes, seizures, infectious diseases, loboto…

Samuel Harrington, "At Peace: Choosing a Good Death After a Long Life" (Grand Central Life & Style, 2018)

April 20, 2018

At Peace

Samuel Harrington
Hosted by Jeremy Corr

Most people say they would like to die quietly at home. But overly aggressive medical advice, coupled with an unrealistic sense of invincibility or ov…

Thomas Morris, "The Matter of the Heart: A History of the Heart in Eleven Operations" (Thomas Dunne, 2018)

April 11, 2018

The Matter of the Heart

Thomas Morris
Hosted by Jeremy Corr

For thousands of years the human heart remained the deepest of mysteries; both home to the soul and an organ too complex to touch, let alone operate o…