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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. You’ll find field reports, stories, in-studio newsmakers, personal essays, and quirky information about health and medicine you can't find anywhere else.
Air date: December 9, 2012
Hosts Anne Ryder, Barbara Lewis, Jeremy Shere, PhD, Kathy Miller, MD, and Steve Bogdewic, PhD, talk to physicians and researchers about:
What factors have influenced the rise in knee replacements?Interview
: Peter Cram, M.D., M.B.A., Director, Division of General Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.
Did You Know?
Are health and happiness linked?
Are the effects of “chemo brain” irreversible?Interview
: Diane Von Ah, R.N., Ph.D.,Assistant professor and Robert Wood Johnson Nurse Faculty Scholar at the Indiana University School of Nursing.
Is talk therapy effective over the phone?
Do feelings of loneliness pose health risks?Interview
: Carla Perissinotto, M.D., M.H.S., assistant professor in the UCSF Division of Geriatrics.
How do drugs get their names?Interview
: Scott Piergrossi, Vice President of Creative Development at the Brand Institute Inc.