Sick & The City

Episode 8: Hospitalization, Medication, and Misdiagnosis

May 3, 2021

In this week’s energetic, roller coaster ride of an episode, Amanda and Mel explore how to navigate hospitalizations, medications, misdiagnoses and auto-inflammatory conditions. They take a deep dive into the inner workings of the immune system and explain cutting edge information with a side of laughter and sarcasm. The episode closes out with Hot Goss, where the dynamic duo covers all things TV and celebs. Make sure to tune in as this is one you will not want to miss!


  • Mel moving out of NYC (1:03)
  • Upstate NY (4:23)

Hospitalization, Medication, and Misdiagnosis:

  • Amanda's recent hospitalization (11:40)
  • Self care intervention & stress (25:00)
  • Medication situation (26:48)
  • Immune system: Innate & Adaptive (38:30)
  • Auto-inflammatory conditions (43:00)
  • Diagnosis woes (50:00)

HOT GOSS (56:29)

  • How I Met Your Father: Hilary Duff announcement!
  • Younger Season 7 so far
  • Cruel Summer
  • Baker and The Beauty
  • The Circle
  • Shadow & Bone

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