BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast
An education and health & fitness podcast from Jim Siegler, MD | Neurologist | Father | Friend of dogs
BrainWaves is an academic audio podcast whose mission is to educate medical providers through clinical cases and topical reviews in neurology and medicine. Follow us on Twitter @brainwavesaudio, or just tune in every Thursday for the latest shows! **NOT FOR CLINICAL DECISION MAKING**
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