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Radio Health Journal

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Listen to Radio Health Journal to get the latest scoop on what’s trending in health, science and technology, and the intersection of medicine and public policy. Each week we speak with leading experts to break down the complex medical jargon and report on a timely topic. Did you know ecstasy could help to cure PTSD? What does “Medicare for All” really mean? These subjects and more with two stories weekly, plus Medical Notes – a short recap of the top medical headlines in the news. Hosted by Reed Pence, Nancy Benson and Shel Lustig. New shows posted each Sunday by 5 a.m. EST. Subscribe and listen, and find out more info at radiohealthjournal.org. Also, check out the latest on Instagram @radiohealthjournal and on Twitter @RadioHealthJrnl.

Listen to Radio Health Journal to get the latest scoop on what’s trending in health, science and technology, and the intersection of medicine and public policy. Each week we speak with leading experts to break down the complex medical jargon and report on a timely topic. Did you know ecstasy could help to cure PTSD? What does “Medicare for All” really mean? These subjects and more with two stories weekly, plus Medical Notes – a short recap of the top medical headlines in the news. Hosted by Reed Pence, Nancy Benson and Shel Lustig. New shows posted each Sunday by 5 a.m. EST. Subscribe and listen, and find out more info at radiohealthjournal.org. Also, check out the latest on Instagram @radiohealthjournal and on Twitter @RadioHealthJrnl.

Location:

Chicago, IL

Networks:

Compass Media

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Listen to Radio Health Journal to get the latest scoop on what’s trending in health, science and technology, and the intersection of medicine and public policy. Each week we speak with leading experts to break down the complex medical jargon and report on a timely topic. Did you know ecstasy could help to cure PTSD? What does “Medicare for All” really mean? These subjects and more with two stories weekly, plus Medical Notes – a short recap of the top medical headlines in the news. Hosted by Reed Pence, Nancy Benson and Shel Lustig. New shows posted each Sunday by 5 a.m. EST. Subscribe and listen, and find out more info at radiohealthjournal.org. Also, check out the latest on Instagram @radiohealthjournal and on Twitter @RadioHealthJrnl.

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English

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MediaTracks Communications 2250 E. Devon Avenue, Suite 150 Des Plaines, IL 60018 847-299-9500


Episodes

Pharmacy Deserts: The Shrinking Access to Healthcare

10/2/2022
Neighborhood pharmacies are closing across the nation, leaving their communities without close access to medication and other healthcare needs. Dr. Walter Mathis has researched pharmacy deserts and how they’re affecting local communities. He explains possible solutions to this growing issue. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/pharmacy-deserts-the-shrinking-access-to-healthcare/

Duration:00:13:59

An Illness Affecting Millions of Unsuspecting People – Possibly You

10/2/2022
Peripheral Artery Disease may not be a household name like stroke or heart attack, but it’s just as common. Unfortunately, the lack of awareness means that many patients with PAD catch it too late and end up needing an amputation. Dr. Nick West discusses why public awareness is crucial to saving lives and limbs. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/an-illness-affecting-millions-of-unsuspecting-people-possibly-you/

Duration:00:09:35

Medical Notes: October 2, 2022

10/2/2022
Your posture may be affecting your medication. Then, aging no longer means losing your memories. And finally…do generous people sleep more? Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/medical-notes-october-2-2022/

Duration:00:01:22

How Our Mind’s Natural Defense Can Be Deadly for Society

9/25/2022
Why are we able to function after mass tragedies? The answer is a defense mechanism in our mind that Dr. Paul Slovic calls the Arithmetic of Compassion. He explains how three components essentially numb our feelings to help us move on after traumatic experiences. Unfortunately, the Arithmetic of Compassion can aslo influence us to turn our backs on others who are suffering. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/how-our-minds-natural-defense-can-be-deadly-for-society/

Duration:00:12:36

Our Memories Are Lying to Us: The Mandela Effect

9/25/2022
The Mandela Effect is a phenomenon where large groups of people falsely remember the same information. But how is this possible? Experts discuss the possible causes, as well as how these false memories lead to errors in fields such as education and criminal justice. Learn more: https://radiohealthjournal.org/our-memories-are-lying-to-us-mandela-effect/

Duration:00:10:39

Medical Notes: September 25, 2022

9/25/2022
Afraid of needles? It’s your lucky day. Then, according to research in the journal, Science, a seafood market in Wuhan, China has been confirmed as ground zero for the coronavirus pandemic. Plus, are antibiotics doing more harm than good? And finally, scientists are using mini antibodies, known as nanobodies, to treat neurocognitive diseases. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/medical-notes-september-25-2022/

Duration:00:02:00

Esports: Virtual Gameplay With Real Life Consequences

9/18/2022
Even though esport players compete online instead of on a field, the growing sport still requires the same team of trainers and medical staff as football or soccer. And given the intense practice schedules, injuries are thought to be unavoidable. Experts discuss both physical and ergonomic strategies to best prevent career-ending injuries. Learn more: https://radiohealthjournal.org/esports-virtual-gameplay-with-real-life-consequences/

Duration:00:13:28

A Drop in Vaccination Rates Puts Us All at Risk

9/18/2022
The World Health Organization reports that the pandemic fueld the largest drop in childhood vaccination rates in the last thiry years. In fact, New York recently revealed the first case of polio America has seen in over three decades. Experts explain how vaccines are made and why parents need to update their children’s vaccines as soon as possible. Learn more: https://radiohealthjournal.org/a-drop-in-vaccination-rates-puts-us-all-at-risk

Duration:00:10:21

Medical Notes: Week of September 18, 2022

9/18/2022
Gyms may soon be filled with older adults looking to workout their brain; Artificial intelligence could diagnose your next illness; Parental alcoholism may affect your children more than you know.

Duration:00:01:26

It’s All In Your Head: The Science Behind Emotional Intelligence

9/11/2022
The field of emotion research is flooded with more opinions than facts, however, one main theory says our emotions are an instant response to the world around us. But does that mean we have no control? Two experts discuss the role of emotions and how you can foster your emotional intelligence. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/its-all-in-your-head-the-science-behind-emotional-intelligence/

Duration:00:14:28

The Unclaimed Bodies of America

9/11/2022
Funerals happen nearly every day and are typically organized and paid for by loved ones. But what happens to the bodies that are never claimed? Dr. Pamela Prickett explains how states handle the dead who are left without any relatives or loved ones to bury them. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/the-unclaimed-bodies-of-america/

Duration:00:09:23

Medical Notes: September 11, 2022

9/11/2022
PCPs need more daylight to help all their patients; Using locust to detect cancer; Youth proves to be an asset in fighting Covid-19; Testosterone doesn’t always fuel anger. Learn more: https://radiohealthjournal.org/medical-notes-september-11-2022/

Duration:00:01:44

Parasocial Relationships: How Celebrities Influence Your Decisions

9/4/2022
If you’ve ever felt connected to a movie star or celebrity, you’ve experienced a parasocial relationship. This one-sided connection gives the celebrity influence over your daily decision making and creates a feeling of friendship with someone you’ve never met. An expert explains both the benefits and drawbacks of parasocial relationships. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/parasocial-relationships-how-celebrities-influence-your-decisions

Duration:00:13:45

Ending the Trial and Error Treatment Method for Rheumatoid Arthritis

9/4/2022
Many patients with rheumatoid arthritis are forced to try numerous, expensive medications until they find one that works. Fortunately, Scipher Medicine’s new blood test offers a precision approach, discovering what medication will work the first time. Dr. Sam Asgarian discusses how the blood test works and how it’s helping to change the future of autoimmune disease treatment. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/ending-the-trial-and-error-treatment-method-for-rheumatoid-arthritis/

Duration:00:10:41

Medical Notes: September 4, 2022

9/4/2022
The fashion choice that could help those with muscular dystrophy; Science proves that patience truly is a virtue; And finally…how diabetes makes you pay in more ways than just one. Learn more: https://radiohealthjournal.org/medical-notes-september-4-2022/

Duration:00:01:18

Offshoring Medication: Where Are Your Generic Drugs Being Made?

8/28/2022
According to Georgetown University’s Health Policy Institute, 66% of all U.S. adults use prescription drugs – and a majority of those are generic. So why don’t we know where these products are made? Dr. Rena Conti shares non-public data to show where much of the medication Americans ingest every day are manufactured. Learn more: https://radiohealthjournal.org/offshoring-medication-where-are-your-generic-drugs-being-made/

Duration:00:14:41

Why Chemotherapy May Not Always Be The Best Option

8/28/2022
Cancer is a ruthless disease, which is why the traditional treatment methods are so aggressive. But does everyone need chemo? Dr. Jeanne Tie doesn’t think so. She’s created a blood test that determines whether chemotherapy is necessary for patients living with colon cancer. Learn more: https://radiohealthjournal.org/why-chemotherapy-may-not-always-be-the-best-option/

Duration:00:09:11

Medical Notes: Week of August 28, 2022

8/28/2022
Are robots helping or hurting the human workforce; Rewarding someone for a job well done may be a mistake; Pregnant women no longer have to give up caffeine; One more reason to get your eight hours of sleep each night. Learn more: https://radiohealthjournal.org/medical-notes-august-28-2022

Duration:00:01:44

988: The New Number for Suicide and Crisis Prevention

8/21/2022
In many households, mental health isn’t talked about until it’s too late. Fortunately, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration created a suicide and crisis hotline in 2005 to help those struggling. This year, the ten-digit number was changed to just three: 988. Experts explain how this change will help increase awareness and access to prevention resources. Learn more at https://radiohealthjournal.org/988-the-new-number-for-suicide-and-crisis-prevention/

Duration:00:13:35

The Tattoos That Give Breast Cancer Survivors Their Identity Back

8/21/2022
Tattoos can be a sign of expression, but for survivors of breast cancer, the art means something different. Areola restoration is a subset of medical tattooing – an advanced form of cosmetic tattooing. It can provide a sense of closure for the women who’ve battled cancer and undergone mastectomies. Shana Irish discusses how medical tattooing can help these women finally feel comfortable in their own skin. Learn more at ...

Duration:00:10:11