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Nora Taranto

Nora Taranto is the Editor of The Curbsiders Digest, and in her spare time, an Oncology Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. Her interests include survivorship, disparities in clinical research, medical education, running slowly, and coffee. She can be reached on twitter at @norataranto

Episodes posted by Nora Taranto

May 24, 2024 –

Digest #53: A Stent Per Plaque Keeps the Heart Attacks Back?

Welcome Back to The Curbsiders Digest!In this issue, we cover  PREVENTing Vulnerable Plaque Rupture….plus Heart Failure Mortality Backslides, Statins and...
April 20, 2024 –

Digest #52: A Spring Special

Welcome Back to The Curbsiders Digest!In this issue, we cover Perils of Accelerated Drug Approvals, Beta Blockers after MI, Naltrexone...
March 22, 2024 –

Digest #51: A Mid/Mad March Edition

Welcome Back to The Curbsiders Digest!In this issue, we cover SELECTing patients for semaglutide, new treatments for food allergy,  guideline...
February 26, 2024 – The Curbsiders podcast

#428 DIGEST: DVT prophylaxis in patients with cancer, anticoagulation in subclinical AFib, steroids in COPD exacerbations, breast cancer genetic testing guidelines, and at-home STI testing

Transcript available via YouTube Join us as we review recent articles and news featured in The DIGEST #48, #49, and...
February 17, 2024 –

A Special 50th Digest

Welcome Back to The Curbsiders Digest!In this issue, we cover ARDS Guidelines, Vermont’s new fungal problem, TRAVERSE and fracture risk,...
January 19, 2024 –

Digest 49: New Year, New Learning, New Resolutions?

Welcome Back to The Curbsiders Digest!In this issue, we feature  Ft. toothbrushing in the hospital, genetic testing in breast cancer,...
December 23, 2023 –

Digest 48: Hefty Holiday Highlights Edition

Welcome Back to The Curbsiders Digest!In this issue, we feature  Subclinical AFib and AC, COVID Viral Rebound, Cannabis in Pregnancy,...
November 27, 2023 – The Curbsiders podcast

#418 DIGEST (Tofurkey Edition): Semaglutide for HFpEF,  TCAs for IBS, Aspirin vs Clopidogrel after PCI, Pitavastatin for HIV, Starchy Vegetables & Weight Gain, Heavy Metals in Cannabis

Transcripts available via YouTube Join us as we review recent articles and news featured in The DIGEST #45 and #46,...
November 18, 2023 –

Digest 47: A stuffed (and nutty) Thanksgiving edition

Welcome Back to The Curbsiders Digest!In this issue, we feature ACORN and the vanc/pip-tazo debates, blood transfusion thresholds, testosterone replacement...
October 22, 2023 –

Digest 46: A STEP forward for HFpEF?

Welcome Back to The Curbsiders Digest!We cover STEP-HFpEF, alongside fresh takes on blood pressure cuff size, steroids for Tb meningitis,...
September 16, 2023 –

Digest 45: Not a BORE, at all

Welcome Back to The Curbsiders Digest!Effortlessly absorb important medical news, with our twice monthly newsletter featuring easily digestible analysis of...
September 11, 2023 – The Curbsiders podcast

#407 DIGEST: Bempedoic acid and cardiac risk, Alpha-Gal Syndrome, Orforglipron, Zuranolone, DOACs for VTE of Malignancy, mAbs for Dementia, New Med for Smoking Cessation, Kiwis and Constipation

Join us as we review recent articles and news featured in The DIGEST #43 and #44, including bempedoic acid to...
August 18, 2023 –

#44 Top Hits Of The Summer, From A(Lpha Gal) To Z(Uranolone)

Welcome Back to The Curbsiders Digest!Effortlessly absorb important medical news, with our twice monthly newsletter featuring easily digestible analysis of...
September 28, 2022 – The Curbsiders podcast

#357 Hotcakes: Ultra-short Antibiotics for Pneumonia, Acetazolamide for CHF, Psilocybin for AUD, and Asymptomatic Kidney Stone Removal

Transcript-The-Curbsiders-Hotcakes-Sep22.docxDownload Find out if ultra-short course (two days) antibiotics work for pneumonia, if acetazolamide improves diuretic efficiency in acute decompensated...
September 6, 2022 – Teach podcast

#17 Addressing the Broader Landscape of Physician Mental Health

Building a Culture of Wellness with Dr. Elisabeth Poorman We’re joined by Dr. Elisabeth Poorman (@DrPoorman) to discuss the impactful...
August 29, 2022 – The Curbsiders podcast

REBOOT #284 An Antibiotics Primer, with @IDdocAdi

On this Curbsiders classic, we discuss antibiotic classes, common uses, the pathophysiology behind antibiotic mechanisms, and much more with infectious...
June 27, 2022 – The Curbsiders podcast

#342 Checkpoint Inhibitors:

The power, and adverse effects, of immunotherapy (ACP 2022) Transcript-The-Curbsiders-342-Checkpoint-Inhibitors.docxDownload With great power comes great immunogenicity.  Learn about the ins...
May 23, 2022 – The Curbsiders podcast

#336 Updates in Addiction Medicine: Live From SGIM 

Transnscript-The-Curbsiders-336-Addiction-MedicineDownload Learn from an expert panel in addiction medicine about a potpourri of fascinating topics, with updated data to guide...
March 7, 2022 – The Curbsiders podcast

#325 Hotcakes: Fluid Wars revisited, Sleep & Weight Loss, Vitamin D, Pneumonia and HBV Vaccine Updates

Find out whether balanced solutions beat saline in the ICU (fluid wars revisited), how sleep affects weight loss and calorie...
January 31, 2022 – The Curbsiders podcast

#319 Hotcakes: Afib, Chlorthalidone in CKD, Outpatient COVID Treatment Update

Fill up your plate with a fresh stack of 2022 hotcakes! Drs. Paul Williams (@PaulNWilliamz), Rahul Ganatra (@rbganatra), Nora Taranto...

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