Separated at Birth: The Atlantic’s James Hamblin and ‘Doogie Howser, M.D.’

Doogie-Howser-doogie-howser-md-3194744-1024-734Screen Shot 2014-07-21 at 16.59.19A recent series from Atlantic Video by senior editor James Hamblin, MD, explores “If Our Bodies Could Talk,” including “Single-Tasking is the New Multitasking,” “Workouts to Do at Work” that we’ll never actually do, and that wine isn’t as healthy as we thought.

Unbeknownst to us, the young MD has already been everywhere. His work has been featured on or covered by MSNBC, The New York Times and POLITICO. TIME named his Twitter handle in the top 140 best Twitter feeds of 2014. And BuzzFeed referred to him as ‘the most delightful MD ever.’ We agree.

While the topics so far covered in the series already induce much anxiety, we can’t help but watch and be reminded of another MD we all know well, Doogie Howser.

Portrayed by Neil Patrick Harris in the 1989 American television comedy, it’s no doubt that Hamblin and Howser were separated at birth given their striking resemblance, areas of expertise, and age.

We’re sure this is not the first time Hamblin has heard of this comparison before. And we’re here to bring it up again.

Check out the below video for Hamblin and Dr. Lauren Streicher, author of Love Sex Again, on the topic of female orgasms.

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