This Podcast Will Kill You

Exactly Right

This podcast might not actually kill you, but Erin Welsh and Erin Allmann Updyke cover so many things that can. In each episode, they tackle a different topic, teaching listeners about the biology, history, and epidemiology of a different disease or medical mystery. They do the scientific research, so you don’t have to. Since 2017, Erin and Erin have explored chronic and infectious diseases, medications, poisons, viruses, bacteria and scientific discoveries. They’ve researched public health subjects including plague, Zika, COVID-19, lupus, asbestos, endometriosis and more.Each episode is accompanied by a creative quarantini cocktail recipe and a non-alcoholic placeborita.Erin Welsh, Ph.D. is a co-host of the This Podcast Will Kill You. She is a disease ecologist and epidemiologist and works full-time as a science communicator through her work on the podcast. Erin Allmann Updyke, MD, Ph.D. is a co-host of This Podcast Will Kill You. She’s an epidemiologist and disease ecologist currently in the final stretch of her family medicine residency program.This Podcast Will Kill You is part of the Exactly Right podcast network that provides a platform for bold, creative voices to bring to life provocative, entertaining and relatable stories for audiences everywhere. The Exactly Right roster of podcasts covers a variety of topics including science, true crime, comedic interviews, news, pop culture and more. Podcasts on the network include My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark, Buried Bones, That's Messed Up: An SVU Podcast and more.

  • 5 December 2023, 8:01 am

    Ep 130 Cocoliztli: We do love a salty dish

    1 hour 52 minutes
  • 21 November 2023, 8:01 am

    Ep 129 Lymphatic Filariasis: Hiding in plain sight

    1 hour 20 minutes
  • 7 November 2023, 8:01 am

    Ep 128 Skin Cancer: We love and fear the sun

    1 hour 37 minutes
  • 24 October 2023, 7:01 am

    Ep 127 Bhopal: The 1984 Union Carbide Disaster

    1 hour 25 minutes
  • 10 October 2023, 7:01 am

    Ep 126 Migraine: A Cacophony in Four Movements

    1 hour 42 minutes
  • 26 September 2023, 7:01 am

    Ep 125 Blastomycosis: How fungus became amongus

    1 hour 18 minutes
  • 12 September 2023, 7:01 am

    Ep 124 The full spectrum of color vision deficiency

    1 hour 25 minutes
  • 29 August 2023, 7:01 am

    Ep 123 Hand, Foot, and Mouth (and Butt?) Disease

    1 hour 30 minutes
  • 15 August 2023, 7:01 am

    Ep 122 Asthma: A phlegmy episode

    1 hour 32 minutes
  • 8 August 2023, 7:01 am

    Special Episode: Ed Yong & An Immense World

    56 minutes 35 seconds
  • 1 August 2023, 7:01 am

    Ep 121 Tularemia: Hare today, gone tomorrow

    1 hour 21 minutes
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