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Enjoy award winning reporting on current issues in health and medicine, featuring America's leading health experts and the latest news in medical research.

Enjoy award winning reporting on current issues in health and medicine, featuring America's leading health experts and the latest news in medical research.
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Watertown, NY

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Compass Media

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Enjoy award winning reporting on current issues in health and medicine, featuring America's leading health experts and the latest news in medical research.

Language:

English

Contact:

MediaTracks Communications 2250 E. Devon Avenue, Suite 150 Des Plaines, IL 60018 847-299-9500


Episodes

Medical Notes 18-37

9/21/2018
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A look at the top medical headlines for the week of September 16, 2018 including: Women and heart attack survival rates, the leading cause of death for people with disabilities ages 45 years and younger, and finally free food at the workplace and its cost to your health.

Duration:00:01:24

Imposter Syndrome

9/19/2018
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"Imposter syndrome” can undermine careers and lead to psychological distress. Two noted experts in the field discuss origins and how to deal with the phenomenon.

Duration:00:11:42

Segment 1:The Coming "Hothouse Earth;" Segment 2: Imposter Syndrome

9/17/2018
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A look at what is coming up on Radio Health Journal for the week of September 16, 2018 including the rise of global temperatures and what that can mean for the human race, and a look into the effects that "Imposter Syndrome" has on individuals careers and psychological stress.

Duration:00:00:43

The Coming "Hothouse Earth"

9/16/2018
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Rising global temperatures have produced effects such as extreme weather and a rising sea level. Climate scientists fear that if temperatures continue to rise, we may soon reach the point of no return. If the earth’s natural cooling systems start to fail, each could feed failure of the next, resulting in a hothouse with large portions of the planet uninhabitable. Authors of a major report on this phenomenon explain.

Duration:00:17:27

Medical Notes 18-36

9/14/2018
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A look at the top medical headlines for the week of September 9, 2018 including: A connection between adolescent drinking and adult prostate cancer, a study on music preferences related to income, and finally, matching musical tastes to dating profiles to see who gets more private messages.

Duration:00:01:19

Saving Talk Therapy For Mental Illness

9/12/2018
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Decades ago, psychiatric treatment meant talk therapy. Now it usually means drugs or cognitive behavioral therapy for an extremely short time. A noted clinical psychologist and author explains why patients are better served when talk therapy is an option for recovery.

Duration:00:12:12

Segment 1: Using Naloxone For Drug Users, Segment 2: Saving Talk Therapy for Mental Illness

9/10/2018
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Here is a look at what is coming up on Radio Health Journal for the week of September 9, 2018 including: Using Naloxone For Drug Users and in segment 2: Saving Talk Therapy for Mental Illness.

Duration:00:00:44

Using Naloxone For Drug Overdoses

9/9/2018
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The drug Naloxone has been hailed as a lifesaver, as it can reverse the effects of what would otherwise be fatal opioid overdoses. Expert panels recommend that more average citizens carry it, especially those likely to be in contact with drug users. However, obstacles including cost prevent even some first responders from having access. A new study also shows Naloxone may have unintended consequences, such as more drug use. Experts discuss.

Duration:00:16:47

Medical Notes 18-35

9/7/2018
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A look at the top medical headlines for the week of September 2, 2018 including: High blood pressure links to dementia, then osteoporosis genetic screening tests, and finally, is friendship timeless?

Duration:00:01:30

An online test for dementia

9/5/2018
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If dementia is recognized early, medication and coping strategies are very beneficial. However, dementia is often undiagnosed and untreated until it is far along. A newly developed online test can help assess if someone has mild cognitive impairment, a precursor to dementia.

Duration:00:10:56

Segment 1: Healthcare and the homeless; Segment 2: An online test for dementia

9/3/2018
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Here is a look at what is coming up on Radio Health Journal for the week of September 2, 2018 including: Homeless Americans and healthcare and in segment 2, A newly developed online test can help assess if someone has mild cognitive impairment, a precursor to dementia.

Duration:00:00:39

Healthcare and the Homeless

9/2/2018
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Homeless Americans have a life expectancy of only around 50, and often use the ER for primary care at a huge cost. The lack of followup care for their illnesses and the mental health or substance abuse disorders common in this population add up to an enormous health burden.

Duration:00:15:42

Lisfranc Injuries

8/31/2018
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People who injure their foot often think they have a mere sprained foot or ankle when they actually have an injury that is potentially much more severe and disabling if not treated. Experts explain the Lisfranc joint and injuries that can hurt it.

Duration:00:10:55

Medical Notes 18-34

8/31/2018
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A look at the top medical headlines for the week of August 26, 2018 including: Germs resistant to hand sanitizers, a new study regarding removing children's tonsils and adult health, a report on biological age vs chronological age, and finally, is calorie free sparkling water sabotaging your diet?

Duration:00:01:48

Electroshock Therapy Today

8/27/2018
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Electroconvulsive therapy still has a stigma, with the reputation of being a painful, disturbing procedure that wipes out memories and, if movies are to be believed, even creates zombies. Experts explain the reality—that ECT is a quiet procedure that provokes a short brain seizure, releasing huge amounts of neurotransmitters to reset the brain in what is the quickest and most dependable treatment for severe and often suicidal depression.

Duration:00:15:33

Medical Notes 18-33

8/24/2018
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A look at the top medical headlines for the week of August 19, 2018 including: a study on how stress changes our genes, research on artificially sweetened drinks being beneficial to colon cancer patients, a report on why study drugs don't work, and finally dogs reading human social cues.

Duration:00:01:47

Baseball Pitchers and Arm Injuries

8/22/2018
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Major League Baseball teams spend $1.7 billion annually on pitchers, yet it is an extremely risky investment. Teams haven't figured out how to prevent all-too-frequent arm injuries, which are now filtering down to children as well. A journalist who investigated the science of pitching injuries explains.

Duration:00:11:05

Preventing Bullying of Kids with Disabilities

8/19/2018
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Many children are bullied, especially in the middle school years, and many parents worry about their kids, especially if the parents have experienced this themselves growing up. But kids with disabilities are about twice as likely to be victims as those without disabilities. Experts discuss the problem and provide specific how-to’s to educate parents and schools to work together to prevent bullying of these children.

Duration:00:15:19

Medical Notes 18-32

8/17/2018
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A look at the top medical headlines for the week of August 12, 2018 including: a new study about colonoscopies and bacterial infections, then research on how a glass of wine can ward off PMS, and finally how concern about future stress can make the concern become a reality.

Duration:00:01:33

Miscommunication and Personality Type

8/15/2018
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People have different ways to interpret the world around them, and miscommunication is often a result when we assume we see the world similarly. A noted author discusses an innovative way to classify communication styles to avoid clashes.

Duration:00:09:09