Jen Gunter is on a mission to correct the misinformation and disinformation that infects online medical resources.

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Jen Gunter is an OB/GYN and pain medicine physician who advocates for evidence-based medicine. When her infant children were critically ill, like many people she turned to the internet. She was shocked at how easy it was to be led medically astray and wondered: If it was so hard for her as an experienced physician, how did everyone else manage? She decided to "fix the medical internet" and help people separate fact from fiction with her writing and activism.

In addition to being both a doctor and a mother, Gunter is a writer, host of the show "Jensplaining" and has been called Twitter's resident OB/GYN and the world's most famous gynecologist. She is a fierce advocate for facts and tirelessly calls out those who exploit pseudoscience for financial and political profit.

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TED launches TED Audio Collective for podcasts

February 22, 2021

On February 22, 2021, TED launches the TED Audio Collective to house its growing collection of podcasts. While broadly known for its global conferences and signature TED Talk videos, TED is also one of the top podcast publishers in the world. TED podcasts are downloaded 1.65 million times per day in virtually every country on […]

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Taboo Breakers: Notes from Session 4 of TEDWomen 2019

December 6, 2019

In Session 4 of TEDWomen 2019, we tackled some big taboos — divorce, menopause, political dissent — and met the extraordinary people on the front lines of breaking them. The event: TEDWomen 2019, Session 4: Taboo Breakers, hosted by Corey Hajim and Shoham Arad When and where: Thursday, December 5, 2019, 2:30pm PT, at La […]

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