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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

Chronic Heartburn Isn’t Normal -- It Can Cause More Harm Than Smoking

12/4/2022
Acid reflux may seem like just an annoying condition, but when it becomes extreme, developing into GERD, it can create permanent damage. In fact, ignoring your acid reflux can lead to esophageal cancer. Dr. Samir Patel details how to properly treat your heartburn before it becomes a serious issue.

Duration:00:10:53

How ‘LONG Covid’ Has Brought Attention To A Neglected Illness

12/4/2022
Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome has long been a condition surrounded by doubt in the medical community. How could someone be completely exhausted from doing a crossword puzzle? Dr. Lucinda Bateman, an ME/CFS expert, explains the mental and physical toll that plagues the people who suffer from this condition.

Duration:00:12:15

Medical Notes: Week of December 4, 2022

12/4/2022
Scientists have found new information on the effects of pregnancy. Then, a key element in fighting cancer can be found in the forest. Then, a new paper in the journal, Endocrinology, is the first to show how men and women respond differently to vascular insulin resistance. And finally… can you think with only half a brain? Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/medical-notes-december-4-2022

Duration:00:02:06

“Love The Person, Hate Their Behavior” Supporting An Addict

11/27/2022
Addiction doesn’t just affect one person; it can tear entire families apart. But how can you convince a loved one to get help, and is there a way to support them without enabling the addiction? An expert discusses the steps families can take to fight against substance use addiction. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/love-the-person-hate-their-behavior-supporting-an-addict

Duration:00:10:14

Gut Feeling: The Trillions Of Bacteria In Charge Of Our Immune System

11/27/2022
Trillions of bacteria live in our gut, creating an intricate system called the ‘gut microbiome.’ Dr. Robynne Chutkan, a gastroenterologist, explains how this network is a crucial component to our immune system. She also offers step-by-step guidance on how to strengthen your own microbiome. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/gut-feeling-the-trillions-of-bacteria-in-charge-of-our-immune-system

Duration:00:13:48

Medical Notes: Week of November 27, 2022

11/27/2022
Air pollution may be killing more people than previously thought. Then, Science is giving us one more reason to drink wine. Then, Can air particles cause a heart attack? And finally… One of the first studies to research how COVID-19 affects older infants shows positive results. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/medical-notes-november-27-2022

Duration:00:01:31

Antibiotics Part 2: We Are What We Eat

11/20/2022
In this continuation of last week’s antibiotic segment, we explore the prevalence of drug use within animal agriculture. Two-thirds of the yearly antibiotic supply are consumed by this industry. What’s the impact to people who ultimately eat these antibiotic-ridden meat, dairy, and produce products? Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/antibiotics-part-2-we-are-what-we-eat

Duration:00:10:00

Has Healthcare Let Down The Men And Women Who Served Our Country?

11/20/2022
Suzanne Gordon’s new book “Our Veterans” explores the question: have we failed our service members? Though the VA Healthcare system is a great resource, too many veterans are unable to access it. Gordon exposes our society’s insufficient care for the men and women who’ve served our country and offers solutions to help right these wrongs. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/has-healthcare-let-down-the-men-and-women-who-served-our-country

Duration:00:13:40

Medical Notes: Week of November 20, 2022

11/20/2022
Will the war in Ukraine escalate global food insecurity? Then, overcrowding in emergency departments is becoming a risk to patient safety. Then, a new lighting design for motorcycles may save lives. And finally… the idea for a new medical glue was found under the sea. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/medical-notes-november-20-2022

Duration:00:01:57

Antibiotics: The Growing Health Crisis We’re Not Talking About, Part 1

11/13/2022
People around the world have heavily relied on antibiotics to fight off infections for decades. Unfortunately, this dependency has created a global resistance to some of the drugs, leading to the deaths of more than one million people in 2019. Dr. John McKillip discusses the overuse, overprescribed, and misprescribed issues that, if left unchecked, could result in up to ten million deaths each year due to antibiotic resistance. Learn More:...

Duration:00:12:55

How To Overcome Your Mental Blocks To Reach Success

11/13/2022
Mental toughness is usually a term reserved for athletes. However, Dr. Haley Perlus, an expert in performance psychology, explains why it’s so important for everyone to work on their mental fortitude. Perlus joins us this week to offer tips on how to work past those mental blocks and achieve your goals. Learn more: https://radiohealthjournal.org/how-to-overcome-your-mental-blocks-to-reach-success/

Duration:00:10:38

Medical Notes: November 13, 2022

11/13/2022
Researchers are betting on gel in the fight against cancer. Then, CBD may be entering a new market. Then, Apple may be expanding into the health world. And finally, two tricks to help boost your memory. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/medical-notes-november-13-2022

Duration:00:01:59

Have We Relied Too Much on Healthcare?

11/6/2022
Hospitals are a foundational part of our health, but Dr. Michael Stein, a primary care physician, believes we may be depending too much on medicine. He explains the difference between healthcare and public health, arguing that we should pay more attention to preventing conditions before they occur. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/have-we-relied-too-much-on-healthcare

Duration:00:14:59

How Ordinary People Became America’s First Paramedics

11/6/2022
In 1966, Americans were more likely to die from a car crash than soldiers in the Vietnam War. Most people needing emergency assistance were carried to the hospital in the back of a police car. In his new book, Kevin Hazzard uncovers how our modern-day paramedics came to be. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/how-ordinary-people-became-americas-first-paramedics

Duration:00:09:13

Medical Notes: Week of November 6, 2022

11/6/2022
Should america stop outsourcing essential drug production? Then, CBD may be entering a new market. And finally, Teenage alcohol abuse will catch up to you later in life. Learn more: https://radiohealthjournal.org/medical-notes-november-6-2022

Duration:00:01:23

The Conversation Around Stillbirth That’s Long Overdue

10/30/2022
Elizabeth O’Donnell experienced a stillbirth in 2020. Through her grief, she created Aaliyah in Action, a non-profit that helps women in similar situations, in honor of her daughter. She believes stillbirth prevention needs to be a public conversation – one that can save thousands of babies. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/the-conversation-around-stillbirth-thats-long-overdue

Duration:00:14:16

How Sleep Research Is Improving Communication Technology

10/30/2022
Even after decades of research, much of the human brain remains a mystery. In an effort to progress communication technology for the physically disabled, Dr. Daniel Rubin, a neurologist, is working to uncover some of the questions around sleep. He explains his groundbreaking findings and sheds light on the future of bridging our brains with technology for instantaneous communication. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/how-sleep-research-is-improving-communication-technology

Duration:00:09:39

Medical Notes: October 30, 2022

10/30/2022
New research warns of the educational effects of increasing school security. Then, a new blood test could predict worsening effects of Covid-19. Then, your child’s behavioral problems may be caused by medicine taken during pregnancy. And finally, a better way to break up kidney stones. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/medical-notes-october-30-2022

Duration:00:01:42

"Field in Crisis": Doctors Need 26.7 Hours in a Day To Care for Patients

10/23/2022
Primary care physicians have been experiencing a shortage in recent years. Couple that with a demanding patient load and it’s no surprise that both doctors and patients are feeling slighted. Experts discuss the systemic changes needed to turn the field around. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/field-in-crisis-doctors-need-26-7-hours-in-a-day-to-care-for-patients/

Duration:00:12:55

Can Dreams Deepen Our Understanding of Mental Illness?

10/23/2022
Even with a growing awareness of mental health, researchers say our compassion for those with mental illness hasn’t improved. Dr. Melanie Rosen, an assistant professor of philosophy, thinks the lack of societal empathy could be fixed in our sleep. She explains how the delusional nature of dreams could help us better understand the daily lives of those with mental illnesses, such as Schizophrenia. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/can-dreams-deepen-our-understanding-of-mental-illness

Duration:00:10:07