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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: September 29, 2013
Hosts Anne Ryder, Barbara Lewis, Eric Meslin, PhD, and Jeremy Shere, PhD, talk to physicians and researchers about:
Is e-cigarette usage on the rise?Interview
: Neal Benowitz, M.D., chief, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, UCSF.
Did You Know?
Drinking and breast cancer
Can shamans help treat depression?Interview
: Michael Holtz, field producer and journalist.
How will new HIV treatment guidelines affect children in Kenya?Interview
: Rachel, Vreeman, M.D., assistant professor of pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine.
Are school buses safe?
Has the Guinea worm been eradicated?Interview
: Donald Hopkins, M.D., vice president, health programs, Carter Center.
Are car seats for pets necessary?Interview
: Elizabeth Murphy, DVM.