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Zorba Paster On Your Health

Wisconsin Public Radio

Laughter is the best medicine! Each week, co-hosts Zorba Paster, M.D., and Tom Clark kick back with callers from around the country to talk about what's new in health and fitness, and share tips for healthy living. The hosts' irreverent humor makes this one show that's not just informative but downright fun.

Laughter is the best medicine! Each week, co-hosts Zorba Paster, M.D., and Tom Clark kick back with callers from around the country to talk about what's new in health and fitness, and share tips for healthy living. The hosts' irreverent humor makes this one show that's not just informative but downright fun.
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Madison, WI

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Laughter is the best medicine! Each week, co-hosts Zorba Paster, M.D., and Tom Clark kick back with callers from around the country to talk about what's new in health and fitness, and share tips for healthy living. The hosts' irreverent humor makes this one show that's not just informative but downright fun.

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English

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


Episodes

Yoga Reduces Falls For Elderly / Artificial Sweeteners Linked To Dementia (Tuna With Capers, Olives and Lemon)

11/18/2017
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This week Tom & Zorba look at how yoga may help reduce falls among seniors. They also discuss a study linking artificial sweeteners with dementia. Plus, they share a tasty recipe: Tuna With Capers, Olives and Lemon!

Duration: 00:53:14


Why Are Hearing Aids So Expensive? / The Health Benefits of Giving (Marcella Hazan's Tomato Sauce)

11/11/2017
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This week Tom & Zorba look at why hearing aids are so expensive. They also look at a study that shows there are health benefits to being generous. Plus, they share a tasty recipe: Marcella Hazan's Tomato Sauce!

Duration: 00:52:59


Medical Tests & Patient's Rights / New Shingles Vaccine (Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Pesto & Shrimp)

11/4/2017
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This week Tom & Zorba look at the issue of patient's rights in the hospital. They also discuss the merits of the new shingles vaccine. Plus, they share a tasty recipe: Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Pesto & Shrimp!

Duration: 00:52:59


Should Your Dog Lick Your Face? / Parental Absence in Early Childhood (Butter Lettuce Salad w/Goat Cheese & Pickled Grapes)

10/28/2017
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This week the hosts discuss the (mild) dangers of your dog licking your face. They also look at a study suggesting that children whose parents have been absent are more likely to smoke or drink and struggle in school. Plus, they'll share a healthy and tasty recipe for Butter Lettuce Salad with Goat Cheese and Pickled Grapes!

Duration: 00:52:59


Is Standing At Work Bad? / Pets & Children's Asthma (The Midwest Beet Burger)

10/21/2017
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This week Tom & Zorba look at a study suggesting standing at work may be worse than sitting. They also discuss how early exposure to pet allergens may reduce the risk of asthma for infants. Plus, they share a tasty recipe: The Midwest Beet Burger!

Duration: 00:53:14


Too Many Prostate Exams? / Campus Tanning Beds (Persian Spiced Chicken with Spaghetti Squash)

10/14/2017
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This week the hosts discuss a study looking the possible over-screening for prostate cancer, and they'll talk about the effects of the proliferation of tanning salons on college campuses. Plus, they'll share a delicious recipe for Persian Spiced Chicken with Spaghetti Squash!

Duration: 00:53:14


New Mediterranean Diet News / Food Expiration Dates (Tuscan Grilled Pork Chops)

10/7/2017
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This week the hosts look at how the Mediterranean Diet relates to fat, and talk about how long we should hand on to food after the expiration date. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for a Tuscan Grilled Pork Chops!

Duration: 00:53:15


Swimming Naked in Public Schools / Seniors & Booze (Heirloom Tomato & Herb Salad)

9/30/2017
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This week Zorba talks about his experience swimming naked in high school in Chicago, and why this was a thing , and they discuss why alcohol use is up among senior citizens. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for Heirloom Tomato & Herb Salad!

Duration: 00:53:14


Are Some Hard-wired for Coffee? / Flossing: Yay or Nay? (Seaweed Salad)

9/23/2017
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This week the hosts discuss a study suggesting that perhaps some people are genetically wired to crave more caffeine, and they debate the merits of flossing based on new information from the American Dental Association. Plus, they share a tasty recipe for Seaweed Salad!

Duration: 00:52:59


Knee Surgery & Exercise / DEA Decision on Marijuana (Chipotle & Avocado Bean Wrap)

9/16/2017
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This week we look at new research on knee meniscus surgery vs. exercise, and we discuss the DEA's decision to keep marijuana listed as a Schedule 1 drug alongside heroin and LSD. Plus, a tasty and healthy recipe for a Chipotle & Avocado Bean Wrap!

Duration: 00:53:14


Negotiating With Your Kids / New BMI Study (Roasted Cauliflower & Broccoli Soup)

9/9/2017
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This week, we look at the science of negotiating with your kids, and we discuss new research on how body mass index relates to early death. Plus, a tasty and healthy recipe for Roasted Cauliflower and Broccoli Soup !

Duration: 00:52:59


A Big Breakfast is Good / Sperm Counts Are Dropping (Mary's B.L.E.A.T. Salad!)

9/2/2017
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This week Zorba and Tom talk about a study that suggests eating a large breakfast is a good thing for your metabolism, and they discuss a study showing a 50 percent drop in sperm count among western men since the 1970s. Plus, they share a special listener recipe: Mary's B.L.E.A.T. Salad!

Duration: 00:53:14


Dish Sponges & Germs / Dementia Prevention (Spinach and Chicken Tortilla Casserole)

8/26/2017
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This week Zorba and Tom talk about a study that looks at the amount of bacteria in our dish sponges, and they discuss a study on potential prevention factors for dementia. Plus, they share a delicious recipe: Spinach & Chicken Tortilla Casserole!

Duration: 00:53:14


Birthday Cakes & Bacteria / Mediterranean Diet Is for Well-off People (Southwestern Tofu Scramble)

8/19/2017
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This week Zorba and Tom talk about the bacteria on a birthday cake from blowing out the candles, and they discuss a study suggesting the Mediterranean Diet may not work for people who make less than a middle class income. Plus, they share a delicious recipe: Southwestern Tofu Scramble !

Duration: 00:53:14


How Much Water To Drink? / Children & E-Cigs (You Say...Potato Salad)

8/12/2017
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This week Tom and Zorba look at a study that revises how much water we should be drinking every day, and they discuss rising e-cigarette use among children. Plus, Zorba serves up a summer picnic recipe for You Say...Potato Salad!

Duration: 00:53:14


Takeout Food Tips / E-cigs May Help Reduce Smoking (Summer Squash with Basil and Garlic!)

8/5/2017
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This week Zorba and Tom offer up tips on how not to get sick from eating takeout food, and they discuss a study suggesting that e-cigarettes may help smoking cessation. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for Summer Squash with Basil and Garlic!

Duration: 00:53:14


Outdoor Exercise Study / Showing Smoking in Movies (Chickpea Curry!)

7/29/2017
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This week Zorba and Tom talk about a study suggesting we may get a better workout if we exercise outdoors, and they discuss the health effects of showing smoking in movies. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for Chickpea Curry!

Duration: 00:53:14


Recording Doctor Visits / More Good News for Coffee Lovers (Tom's Asparagus!)

7/22/2017
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This week Zorba and Tom talk about the practice of patients recording their doctor visits, and they discuss some new research on the benefits of drinking coffee. Plus, they share a special listener recipe for Tom's Asparagus!

Duration: 00:53:14


Pesticides & ALS Risk / New FDA Nutritional Labels (Salmon and Black Bean Tostadas)

7/15/2017
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This week Zorba and Tom talk about a study showing a possible link between pesticides and ALS, and they weigh in on the new FDA nutritional food labels. Plus, they share a delicious recipe for Salmon & Black Bean Tostadas!

Duration: 00:53:14


Grilling Tips! / Children & Napping (Pat's Summer Rolls)

7/1/2017
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This week Zorba and Tom fire up some handy grilling tips for the summer BBQ season, and they discuss a study linking napping to improved memory function for children. Plus, they announce a Hall Of Fame recipe for Pat's Summer Rolls to kick off the summer.

Duration: 00:53:14

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