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ADHD, Anxiety, COVID19 and Trump (feat. Hazel McAdam) S3E17
Episode 1724th April 2020 • The Autism Dad Podcast • Rob Gorski
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In this week’s episode, (recorded on 4/8/2020) I talk with my friend Hazel McAdam. Hazel and I decided to have a conversation about everything from ADHD, Anxiety, and COVID19 to politics and how the outside world views the Trump administration’s handling of the COVID19 pandemic.

I don’t typically, delve into politics but it’s interesting to hear firsthand what the people in other countries think of the insanity going on here in the US right now.

Emmett joins at one point and speaks with Hazel about how he’s doing.

Please keep in mind that this was recorded on April 8th. Things have progressed very quickly in regards to COVID19, so the numbers and some information may be out of date at the time you’re listening.

You can find Hazel:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/H_Mc92

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

I wanted to provide you with a list of reliable sources for information regarding COVID19. Facts, science medicine, and accurate, truthful information matter now more than ever. These are some of the people and medical facilities that I trust and rely on for information about this pandemic. Please give them a follow.

Dr. Tara C. Smith

Professor, infectious disease epidemiologist

Twitter: twitter.com/aetiology

Website: aracsmith.com

Cleveland Clinic

Twitter: twitter.com/clevelandclinic

Website: clevelandclinic.org

Mayo Clinic

Twitter:twitter.com/mayoclinic

Website: mayoclinic.org

CDC

Twitter: twitter.com/cdcgov

Website: cdc.gov

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