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Zorba Paster On Your Health

Wisconsin Public Radio

Each week, Dr. Zorba Paster and co-host Tom Clark provide listeners with health and fitness tips to live a full and healthy life. The down-to-earth, personal style makes this call-in show as entertaining as it is informative. "Zorba Paster On Your Health" can be heard Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on the Ideas Network.

Each week, Dr. Zorba Paster and co-host Tom Clark provide listeners with health and fitness tips to live a full and healthy life. The down-to-earth, personal style makes this call-in show as entertaining as it is informative. "Zorba Paster On Your Health" can be heard Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on the Ideas Network.

Location:

Madison, WI

Description:

Each week, Dr. Zorba Paster and co-host Tom Clark provide listeners with health and fitness tips to live a full and healthy life. The down-to-earth, personal style makes this call-in show as entertaining as it is informative. "Zorba Paster On Your Health" can be heard Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on the Ideas Network.

Language:

English

Contact:

Zorba Paster on Your Health Wisconsin Public Radio 821 University Avenue Madison, WI 53706 800-462-7413


Episodes

FDA: Some hearing aids don’t need prescription, Fruits & veggies good for children’s mental health, Tangy turkey tostadas

8/13/2022
This week the hosts look at some good news for those seeking hearing aids, and they discuss research that shows eating fruits and vegetables is good for children's mental health. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for tangy turkey tostadas.

Duration:00:53:14

Belly fat risks, X-rays during pregnancy, Avocado potato salad

8/6/2022
This week the hosts look at a study that examines belly circumference (not BMI) as a risk factor for obesity, and they discuss research showing you should limit x-rays during pregnancy. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for avocado potato salad.

Duration:00:53:14

Standing on one leg test predicts longevity, Weed-killing chemical found in majority of US urine samples, Honey paprika chicken

7/30/2022
This week the hosts discuss how balancing on one leg for ten seconds may predict longevity, and they talk about why a weed-killing chemical is found in the majority of U.S. urine samples. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for honey paprika chicken.

Duration:00:52:59

Smartphones and weight gain, Forever chemicals in cosmetics, Claudia’s summer gazpacho

7/23/2022
This week the hosts talk about a possible link between weight gain and smartphone use, and they look at new research about "forever chemicals" that are found in many cosmetics. Plus, they share a delicious listener recipe for Claudia's summer gazpacho.

Duration:00:53:14

Women diagnosed later than men, Daily low-dose aspirin use, Beer battered smelt

7/16/2022
This week the hosts discuss research that shows women are diagnosed years later than men for the same diseases, and they look at a study that suggests low-dose aspirin may cause brain bleeding. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for beer battered smelt.

Duration:00:53:14

New research on binge drinking, Stress accelerates immune aging, Tri-color pasta salad with pine nuts

7/9/2022
This week the hosts examine new research on the hazards of binge drinking, and they discuss how stress can accelerate immune aging. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for a tri-color pasta salad with pine nuts.

Duration:00:52:59

The power of music, Exercise and cannabis use, Asparagus garbanzo bean salad

7/2/2022
This week the hosts discuss the many ways music affects our health, and they examine new research that looked at a correlation between cannabis use and exercise. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for asparagus garbanzo bean salad.

Duration:00:52:59

E-cigarette use may lead to higher use of health services, Cranberries could improve memory and ward off dementia, Coconut tofu stir-fry

6/25/2022
This week the hosts look at how e-cigarette use may lead to higher use of and spending on health services, and they discuss why cranberries could improve memory and ward off dementia. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for coconut tofu stir-fry.

Duration:00:53:15

Opioids and suboxone treatment, Babysitting grandparents may live longer, Zaatar roasted eggplant

6/18/2022
This week the hosts discuss how Suboxone treatment should be more easily available to treat opioid addiction. They also look at a study that found grandparents who help with babysitting may live longer. Plus, a special guest chef shares his healthy recipe for zaatar roasted eggplant.

Duration:00:53:14

Take a vacation for your health, Obesity linked to watching TV in bed, Grilled veggie sandwiches

6/11/2022
Zorba and Tom discuss new research that shows the health benefits of taking vacations, and they look at a study that shows obesity might be linked to watching TV in bed at night. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for grilled veggie sandwiches.

Duration:00:53:14

Even mild Covid may change the brain, Using anti-inflammatory drugs may prolong back pain, Ginger sesame burgers with slaw

6/4/2022
This week the hosts look at how even mild cases of COVID-19 may change the brain, and they discuss how anti-inflammatory drugs may prolong back pain. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for ginger sesame burgers with slaw.

Duration:00:52:13

Hugs for health, A shot to prevent cancer, Tofu Parmigiana

5/28/2022
This week the hosts discuss research that shows hugging can be good for your health. They also look at a HPV vaccine has been shown to prevent most kinds of cervical cancer. Plus, they'll share a healthy recipe for tofu parmigiana.

Duration:00:53:15

Does moderate drinking protect your heart, New preventative aspirin guidelines, Chicken avocado Caprese salad

5/21/2022
This week the hosts dissect new research that suggests moderate drinking may be good for the heart, and they discuss new guidelines surrounding taking preventative aspirin. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for a Chicken avocado Caprese salad.

Duration:00:53:15

Using baseball to fight dementia, Some drugs may cause dementia, Eggplant with braised chickpeas

5/14/2022
This week this hosts talk about using baseball memories to help treat dementia patients. They also look at an observational study showing certain drugs may increase the risks for dementia. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for eggplant with braised chickpeas.

Duration:00:52:59

Allergies and asthma linked to heart disease, Old skin cells may be reprogrammed to regain youthful function, Mango shrimp tacos

5/7/2022
This week the hosts look at how allergies and asthma may be linked to heart disease, and they discuss how old skin cells may be re-programmed to regain youthful function. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for Mango shrimp tacos.

Duration:00:53:14

Garlic helps memory, Do supplements work, Zorba's experimental beef brisket

4/30/2022
This week the hosts discuss a study suggesting eating fresh garlic may help with memory, and they look at research surrounding the effectiveness of supplements. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for Zorba's experimental beef brisket.

Duration:00:53:14

New methods for Alzheimer's detection, Sleep vital for forming memories, Honey garlic salmon

4/23/2022
This week the hosts discuss new methods for potentially detecting Alzheimer's, and they look at a new study about the important role sleep plays in forming our memories. Plus, they share a delicious and heart-healthy recipe for Honey garlic salmon.

Duration:00:53:14

Hiccup cures put to the test, Brain’s response to singing is different than just music, Sriracha deviled eggs

4/16/2022
This week the hosts put common hiccup cures to the test, and they discuss why the brain’s response to singing is different than just music. Plus, they share a deliciously spicy recipe for Sriracha deviled eggs.

Duration:00:53:14

What else is in our pills, Mushrooms for memory, Pineapple shrimp noodle bowl

4/9/2022
This week the hosts look at what inert or inactive ingredients are in the pills we take, and how that could affect our health. They also look at new research suggesting eating mushrooms may help to slow memory loss. Plus, they'll share a healthy recipe for a pineapple shrimp noodle bowl.

Duration:00:53:14

Blood pressure and a haircut, Is breakfast really the most important meal, Maple balsamic veggie fries

4/2/2022
This week the hosts discuss why some barbershops are taking client's blood pressure and the importance of health initiatives in underserved communities. They also look at new research that disputes breakfast being the most important meal. Plus, they'll share a healthy recipe for maple balsamic veggie fries.

Duration:00:53:15