Weekly Infusion

This multi-part written series of articles is now available in podcast form. Dr. Drew reads “A History of Opium,” which includes additional commentary from recognized experts (available only in this version). A previous Weekly Infusion podcast with Internal Medicine/ Addiction specialists Dr. Drew and Dr. Bruce Heischober welcome a variety of guests and explore topics ranging from everyday health issues, to the latest medical breakthroughs and treatments, to incredible stories of the ER.
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Nov 30, 2017

Pathologist Nicole Angemi shares some of her favorite stories from the pathology lab and then challenges Dr. Drew and Dr. Bruce to a round of Mystery Diagnosis. Find Nicole at @Mrs_Angemi on Instagram! See the live video and photos on YouTube/Drdrew and play along! 

This episode is sponsored by Alliant University CSP.

Nov 15, 2017

Steve Kardian, self defense expert and author of THE NEW SUPER POWER FOR WOMEN, breaks down the mind of a predator and teaches women how to recognize them and protect themselves in vulnerable situations. Elizabeth Smart: Questions Answered: with host Dr. Drew Pinsky airs Nov 20 at 10 p.m. after the two part special Elizabeth Smart: Autobiography on A&E.  Go to The Elizabeth Smart Foundation for more details about bringing hope and ending victimization through prevention, recovery and advocacy. 

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Nov 7, 2017

Drew welcomes the popular host of You Are Not So Smart Podcast David McRaney to the show. They discuss the Dunning-Kruger Effect, flat-earthers, the backfire effect and much more.

This episode is sponsored by Alliant International University School of psychology and mental health, education and teaching, business and management, and law and forensics. for details.

Nov 1, 2017

Dr. Omid Hamid, who is at the forefront of this research, shares the latest news of how he and scientists are making incredible advancements in the treatment melanoma with a variety of groundbreaking therapies.  

This episode is sponsored by Hydralyte and Alliant University CSP.

Oct 25, 2017

Duke University Pediatric Neuro-oncologist, Dr. Henry Friedman talks about the latest research and treatments for brain cancers.  Included is a discussion of his colleague, Matthias Gromeier, who is successfully using the polio virus to treat the most virulent brain tumors.

You can find Dr. Freidman at the PRESTON ROBERT TISCH TUMOR CENTER. This episode is sponsored by Hydralyte and Alliant CSP.

This episode is sponsored by Hydralyte and Alliant CSP.

Oct 18, 2017
Mass murder expert, Dr. Jonathan Metzl shares his insight about what drives a person to commit a heinous act like the shooting in Las Vegas. 


This Episode is sponsored by Hydralyte and Alliant University CSP.

Oct 11, 2017

Five-time World Champion boxer, Mia St. John shares her passion for helping the mentally ill homeless people and the unique strategies that she and her foundation use to help those who are suffering from it.

This Episode is Sponsored by Hydralyte and Alliant University CSP.



Oct 4, 2017

Distinguished neuroscientist talks about his ground-breaking work with Phantom Limb Syndrome, Capgras Syndrome and visual psychophysics.

This episode is sponsored by Hydralyte.

Sep 25, 2017

Actress Tawny Kitaen joins Dr. Drew to discuss her thirty year odyssey with breast implants.  Implant-free now, she is on a crusade to help women understand the implications of choosing implants.  Plastic surgeon, Dr. Elliott Hirsch is on hand to share his expertise.

 This Episode is sponsored by Hydralyte.

Sep 20, 2017

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month!  Dr. Matthew Rettig of UCLA's David Geffin School of Medicine is here on behalf of the Prostate Cancer Foundation to educate us on prostate health and share all the latest research regarding prostate cancer.

For more information visit #savethemales

This episode is sponsored by Hydralyte.

Sep 13, 2017
Botched Star, Revision & Ethnic Rhinoplasty Specialist Dr. Paul Nassif joins Dr. Drew to discuss the intricacies of performing facial plastic surgery, advancements in the field and some of his most challenging cases. @DrPaulNassif 
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Sep 6, 2017

Author Kate Moore returns for the conclusion of this two part Weekly Infusion Medical Mystery to reveal what caused hundreds of American teenage girls to suffer from debilitating diseases and untimely deaths after working as highly paid artists in local factories. 

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Aug 30, 2017

A Weekly Infusion Medical Mystery! Writer Kate joins us this week for the first of two episodes.  In this installment she sets up the mysterious story of several young women who were insidiously poisoned by their employer while working at their "glamorous" and highly coveted jobs.  Learn about the purportedly "harmless" business practices that turned into death sentences for majority of them - even though they were merely teenagers.

This episode is sponsored by Hydralyte.

Aug 23, 2017

Mary Roach, author of Grunt: The Curious Science Of Humans At War
is a bestselling pop science writer and joins us to talk about orgasms, beer aroma wheels, attending mediumship school and a host of other interesting topics!.

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Aug 16, 2017

Pathology Assistant Nicole Angemi returns to discuss the stigmas associated mental illness and the difficulties that many people face while seeking treatment for it.  She talks about her own diagnosis of bi-polar disorder and her experiences with the condition.

Can Dr Drew and Dr Bruce guess one of her mystery diagnosis??

This episode is sponsored by Alliant University CSP and Hydralyte.

Aug 7, 2017

Dr. Sue Johnson and Dr. Lisa Palmer join Drew for an in-depth discussion on Emotionally Focused Therapy and ways it can be applied to our everyday lives oaths crossover Dr. Drew Podcast 15.  The three of them then take calls on single parenting, schizophrenia and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Sponsored by Hydralyte and Alliant University CSP.




Aug 2, 2017

Dr. Joel Salinas. professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, has mirror touch synesthesia, a perceptual condition that affects his senses to the point where he experiences the painful physical sensations of his patients. 

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Jul 26, 2017

Dr. Jill Weimer discusses her work on the extremely rare Batten's Disease, a neurodegenerative disease that affects children.  Chris Velona joins to discuss his son Sebastian's experience with the illness and his goal to eventually find a cure. for more. 

This episode is sponsored by Alliant University.

Jul 19, 2017


Human personality expert, Dr. Brian R. Little, discusses his new book, Who Are You, Really? and describes how "personal projects" influence our lives and can help us to flourish.
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Jul 12, 2017
Dr. Monica Laronda discusses how her team successfully 
3D printed bioprosthetic ovaries that enable sterile mice to give birth and how this technology might eventually be used to help humans.  
This episode is sponsored by Alliant University and
Jul 5, 2017

Dr. Drew's favorite guest on his Dr. Drew Podcast. Dr. Allan Schore is on the clinical faculty of the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, and at the UCLA Center for Culture, Brain, and Development. His Regulation Theory, grounded in developmental neuroscience and developmental psychoanalysis, focuses on the origin, psychopathogenesis, and psychotherapeutic treatment of the early forming subjective implicit self.

This episode is sponsored by Alliant University. Go to for more.

Jun 25, 2017

Scott Flansburg regales us with his astounding mathematical abilities, by using only his brain to make complicated calculations.  This Guiness Book Of World Records Holder shares some of his secrets about numbers with Dr. Drew and Dr. Bruce.

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Jun 18, 2017

Dr. Stephen Porges, originator of Polyvagal Theory, discusses the evolution of the human autonomic nervous system with special guest Cheryl Arutt PsyD.

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Jun 12, 2017
In 1995, Dr. Ben Williams was diagnosed with a deadly brain tumor called glioblastoma multiforme, which is generally terminal.  He added his own regimen to the standard treatment, and twenty-two years later, he's still alive.  Tune in to learn about what he did to extend his life.  

This episode is sponsored by Text DREW to 22822 and Alliant.Edu.

Jun 4, 2017

DNA Analysis for Common Cancers is the topic. founder Othman Laraki describes how his company can help determine your risk for common hereditary cancers

Pponsored by Refillwise,com. Text the word DREW to 22822 and see what you can save today.

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