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Every week rely on authoritative reporting and insightful interviews illuminating the latest medical research and health-related headlines heard on public radio. Your host Barbara Lewis provides in-depth, accurate and actionable information. Youíll find field reports, stories, in-studio newsmakers, personal essays, and quirky information about health and medicine you can't find anywhere else.
Air date: September 23, 2012
Hosts Barbara Lewis, Jeremy Shere, PhD, Kathy Miller, MD, and Steve Bogdewic, PhD, talk to physicians and researchers about:
How prevalent are eating disorders among older women?Interview
: Cynthia Bulik, Ph.D., director of the eating disorders program at the University of North Carolina.
What impact does fast food consumption have on the development of diabetes?Interview
: Andrew Odegaard, Ph.D., Post-doc researcher, University of Minnesota.
Did You Know?
What health risks are associated with tattoos?
What has changed since the Womenís Health Initiative findings ten years ago?Interview
: Cynthia Stuenkel, M.D., Clinical professor of medicine at University of California, San Diego, former president of North American Menopause Society.
Why do chimps rarely suffer from cancer?
How do long periods of sitting affect your longevity?Interview
: Peter Katzmarzyk, Ph.D., lead researcher and a professor of population science at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, La.
How does a patientís motivation towards their health care facilitate health outcomes?Interview
: Theresa Rohr Kirchgraber, M.D., Director the IU National Center for Excellence in Women's Health, regularly sees patients at Wishard and Riley hospitals.