The general medicine podcast to keep you up to date.

We scour the journals so that you don’t have to. 

🎙 All Episodes

📚️ Round ups

🌳 Climate Zone

🦠 COVID Episodes

⏰ Interviews

🔍 Journal Club App

💾️ Subscribe

📢 Feedback

Listen on Apple Podcasts

Listen on spotify

Love a Christmas tune? Ever wondered if the lyrics are detrimental or beneficial to health?
Your ears are in the right place!

LJ and Barney, with help from Jon, performed a thematic analysis of the top 41 Christmas song lyrics from 2021, then completed a semi-systematic review analysing their risks and benefits to health! Blimey, that was a lot of work...

The conclusion? A list of recommendations on which songs to listen to, and which to avoid based on their underlying health messages.

We cover the risks and benefits of:
Alcohol and sugar binging,
Cold exposure,
Indoor fires,
Giving vs consumerism,
Singing & dancing,
Inequality & war,

& MORE...!

All references are on this shared  Google Doc.

Merry Christmas Journal Junkies!!

Support the show (buy us a coffee)!
Follow us on Twitter @JournalSpotting.
Email us on
Get our JournalClub App on
Share us with all your colleagues!