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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


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Episodes

Children & Bacteria / Cell Phones & Radiation (Banana Pudding!)

2/17/2018
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This week Tom & Zorba discuss a study suggesting children benefit from exposure to dirt and bacteria. They also look at new research that looks any potential risk from cell phone radiation. Plus, they share a tasty recipe: Banana Pudding!

Duration:00:52:59

Camping In The Cold Helps Sleeping / Opioids & Alcohol (Creamy Carrot and Leek Soup)

2/10/2018
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Tom and Zorba look at a study that suggests camping in the cold may help with sleep issues. They also discuss the dangers of mixing opioids, alcohol, and benzos. Plus, they'll share a healthy recipe for Creamy Carrot & Leek Soup!

Duration:00:52:59

Fake Olive Oil / PPI Drugs & Kidney Risk (Spicy Spaghetti Carbonara)

2/3/2018
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This week Zorba and Tom discuss a report about counterfeit olive oil coming out of Italy, and they look at new research pointing to a potential kidney disease risk from using proton pump inhibitor drugs such as Prilosec. Plus, a delicious recipe for Spicy Spaghetti Carbonara!

Duration:00:53:14

Dog Owners Live Longer / Healthiest U.S. States (Popeye Pot Pie!)

1/27/2018
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This week Tom & Zorba discuss a new study suggesting dog owners live longer. They also look at this year's rankings for the healthiest states in the U.S. Plus, they share a tasty recipe: Popeye Pot Pie!

Duration:00:52:59

Caring for the Caregivers / Bone Health (Broccoli with Anchovies & Garlic!)

1/20/2018
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This week Tom & Zorba discuss tips on how caregivers can take care of themselves. They also look at new research suggesting Vitamin D and calcium supplements may not strengthen bone density. Plus, they mix up a few recipes for Broccoli with Anchovies & Garlic!

Duration:00:52:59

Flouride For Kids / Blood Donations From Gay Men (Moroccan Chicken & Couscous)

1/13/2018
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Tom and Zorba talk about the importance of providing flouride to children. They also discuss the FDA changing its position on blood donations coming from gay men. Plus, they share a healthy recipe for Moroccan Chicken & Couscous!

Duration:00:52:59

Weekend Warrior Workouts / Statins & Non-heart Surgery Link (Soba Noodle Salad with Cucumbers and Asparagus)

1/6/2018
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Tom and Zorba look at a study comparing exercising only on the weekend vs. working out all week. And they discuss a new study showing that statins may do more than just lowering cholesterol. Plus, they'll share a healthy recipe for Soba Noodle Salad with Cucumbers and Asparagus!

Duration:00:52:59

Bah Humbug Syndrome / Dangers of Powdered Caffeine / Multi-grain B&B Pancakes

12/30/2017
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Tom and Zorba talk about a study that showed people who don’t enjoy Christmas the areas of their brain that are affected. They also discuss the dangers of powdered caffeine. Plus, they'll share a healthy recipe for Multi-grain B&B Pancakes!

Duration:00:53:14

Foods To Keep Us Young / Dementia Prevention (Mocktails!)

12/23/2017
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This week Tom & Zorba walk though some foods that help keep our brains healthy and fit. They also discuss new research on preventing dementia. Plus, they mix up a few recipes for: Mocktails!

Duration:00:52:59

Should We Eat Cookie Dough? / New Blood Pressure Guidelines (Japanese Cucumber Salad)

12/16/2017
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This week Tom & Zorba ask the important question: Should we eat cookie dough? They also discuss the revised blood pressure guidelines. Plus, they share a tasty recipe: Japanese Cucumber Salad!

Duration:00:53:14

Martial Arts & Kids / Abortion Rates Falling (Healthy Holiday Dips!)

12/9/2017
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The hosts discuss a study that suggests martial arts may be harmful to kids. They also highlight a study showing abortion rates are falling, and discuss why this may be. Plus, they'll share three delicious recipes for Healthy Holiday Dips!

Duration:00:52:59

Is Breastfeeding Overrated? / Red Meat & Cancer Study (Mediterranean Veggie Wraps)

12/2/2017
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This week Tom and Zorba talk about if the importance of breastfeeding has been inflated by doctors, and they discuss a study showing smoked or cured meats may be linked to certain cancers. Plus they share a delicious recipe for Mediterranean Veggie Wraps!

Duration:00:52:59

Spouse Helps Surgery Recovery / Death Rates Rise In Middle-Aged Whites (Roasted Butternut Squash Soup)

11/25/2017
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This week Tom and Zorba discuss research that shows having a spouse or loved one around helps recovery from surgery, and they talk about new data showing an increase in death rates among white middle-aged males. Plus, they share a delicious guest chef recipe for Roasted Butternut Squash Soup.

Duration:00:53:14

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

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