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The Health Show covers all aspects of modern health: prevention, treatment, research, administration and more. Each week The Health Show breaks the issues down so you can be a better informed patient or care-provider.

The Health Show covers all aspects of modern health: prevention, treatment, research, administration and more. Each week The Health Show breaks the issues down so you can be a better informed patient or care-provider.
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Albany, NY

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Health

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The Health Show covers all aspects of modern health: prevention, treatment, research, administration and more. Each week The Health Show breaks the issues down so you can be a better informed patient or care-provider.

Twitter:

@WAMCRadio

Language:

English

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WAMC/Northeast Public Radio P.O. Box 66600 Albany, NY 12206 (800) 695-9170


Episodes

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Nina Sax : 8/19/13

8/19/2013
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Joining us today on Medical Monday is Dr. Nina Sax, gastroenterologist and WAMC co-host of The Health Show. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

Duration: 00:50:02


The Health Show #1317

6/27/2013
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1988 was an interesting year. A presidential election was underway. The Mets were in first place. And a public radio station in Albany, New York decided to

Duration: 00:24:59


The Health Show #1316

6/20/2013
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Almost decade ago, Dr. Richard Besser...the chief medical editor for ABC News lost his sister while she was having elective surgery. Since then he has been

Duration: 00:24:59


The Health Show #1315

6/13/2013
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If you had the chance, would you go back to being a teenagers again? Before you answer think back to just exactly what that meant. It wasn’t easy. Now

Duration: 00:24:59


The Health Show #1314

6/6/2013
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What is it about Americans that makes solving the problem of drugs and addiction so difficult? Addiction to drugs impacts almost every other problem facing

Duration: 00:24:59


The Health Show #1313

5/30/2013
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Clostridium difficile is not only very difficult to say, it can be deadly. This gut infection has been in the news with outbreaks in hospitals and nursing

The Health Show #1312

5/23/2013
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We hear an awful lot about “awareness” in health care. The breast cancer awareness campaign has, over the years, made a huge difference in the way the

Duration: 00:24:59


The Health Show #1311

5/17/2013
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I’ve often said to colleagues that if I want to get a lot of mail...and usually nasty mail...I need to a story on either vaccines or Lyme disease. So today

Duration: 00:24:59


The Health Show #1310

5/10/2013
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Advances in medical technology have made it possible to screen children for a huge number of conditions by the time they are two. That’s two DAYS. On today

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The Health Show #1309

5/2/2013
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Sakeenah Francis was living a comfortable, successful life. A college graduate with a career and a young family...until schizophrenia tore that life and

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The Health Show #1308

4/25/2013
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The bombing of the Boston Marathon has a lot of people asking questions. Questions like why. Like who was involved. Like is the danger over. We’re asking

Duration: 00:11:06


The Health Show #1307

4/18/2013
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OK parents, I’m looking at you. How old was your child when you first started adding solid food to the little bundle’s diet. According to a new survey, if

Duration: 00:11:06


The Health Show #1306

4/12/2013
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About one in every 100 people in the US are living with epilepsy. It is a condition that most people have heard of...but don’t really understand. And the

Duration: 00:25:00


The Health Show #1305

4/8/2013
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It seems like you can’t turn on the radio or read a health blog anymore without finding something else that will eventually kill you. Sunshine, artificial

Duration: 00:11:06


The Health Show #1304

4/1/2013
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Think about what happens when someone has a traumatic health condition. The condition is stabilized, treated...and then the patient goes through rehab. It

The Health Show #1303

3/21/2013
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In 1977, the movie Close Encounters of the Third Kind was released with the tag line: “we are not alone”. You know what, we really aren’t. And it has

The Health Show #1302

3/14/2013
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To tell you the truth, I didn’t think the name “Superstorm Sandy” would stick. But it has...and as the areas that were affected by Sandy continue to

Duration: 00:25:00


The Health Show #1301

3/7/2013
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Over the years there have been two words that have summed up the most effective weapon in the fight against cancer...all cancer: early detection. Now

Duration: 00:25:00


The Health Show #1300

2/28/2013
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Once a woman is diagnosed, treated and cured of breast cancer...her journey is far from over. In fact, it’s more than likely just beginning. On today’s

Duration: 00:25:00


The Health Show #1299

2/21/2013
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Do you have high blood pressure? Are you sure? Most people with high blood pressure have no signs or symptoms, even if their blood pressure readings get

Duration: 00:25:00

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