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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.

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Saving Our Heroes: Helping First Responders Heal Their PTSD

1/22/2023
PTSD wasn’t an official diagnosis until 1980. Before then, Dr. Marilyn Wooley was told some people were simply a lost cause. Now, she helps first responders work through their trauma – proving that a PTSD diagnosis is not the end of their careers. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/saving-our-heroes-helping-first-responders-heal-their-ptsd

Duration:00:10:04

More And More Mothers Are Dying Each Year – Why Can’t We Stop It?

1/22/2023
America is one of the only developed nations with a rising maternal mortality rate, according to the CDC. Even with cutting edge technology and advancements in women’s health, mothers are still losing their lives. Dr. Lindsay Admon joins us this week to explain the factors feeding into this crisis and offers potential solutions that could save more women. Nicky Dawkins, a professional doula, also chimes in with the benefits of bringing in extra advocates. Learn More:...

Duration:00:13:31

Medical Notes: Week of January 22, 2023

1/22/2023
Teenagers need sleep – but at what cost? Then, there may be a new breakthrough in Alzheimer's drug research. Then, Can a healthy gut microbiome help patients with multiple sclerosis? And finally…can something smell too good? Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/medical-notes-january-22-2023

Duration:00:02:07

Dropping the Paywalls to Scientific Research

1/15/2023
By 2026, all federally-funded scientific research articles will be publicly available thanks to a recent policy change by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Experts explain how this will affect the public, researchers, and the publishing industry. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/dropping-the-paywalls-to-scientific-research

Duration:00:13:12

Is Covid-19 the New Flu?

1/15/2023
Healthcare’s hope is that Covid-19 soon becomes a seasonal sickness that we deal with using yearly vaccines. And while the public seems eager to put the pandemic in the past, many people aren’t following up with the recommended booster shots. An expert discusses why we can’t become too lax with our treatment of this virus. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/is-covid-19-the-new-flu

Duration:00:10:28

Medical Notes: January 15, 2023

1/15/2023
Are masks affecting how our brains function? Then, getting a tattoo may be good for your health. Then, can our genes predict the future? And finally…it’s time to take your Sunday morning crossword seriously. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/medical-notes-january-15-2023

Duration:00:01:54

'The Most Powerful Drugs Known to Man': A Guide to Anesthesia

1/8/2023
Many patients believe all they need to know about anesthesia is that it takes their pain away, but Dr. James Cottrell says that’s just the tip of the iceberg. He believes everyone should be knowledgeable about these dangerous drugs in order to ask questions and make sure you’re getting the best anesthesia – and anesthesiologist -- for your needs. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/the-most-powerful-drugs-known-to-man-a-guide-to-anesthesia

Duration:00:10:24

Drunkorexia: A Popular Practice That Leads To Malnourishment

1/8/2023
‘Drunkorexia’ is a habit that’s popular among young people where they refuse to eat before a night of drinking. Though many assume this will help keep their calorie consumption low, experts reveal why engaging in this practice can lead to weight gain and other health risks. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/drunkorexia-a-popular-practice-that-leads-to-malnourishment

Duration:00:13:17

Medical Notes: January 08, 2023

1/8/2023
We may soon be able to move things with our minds. Then, teenagers need sleep – but at what cost? And finally, Have we found the perfect solution to foggy glasses? Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/medical-notes-january-08-2023

Duration:00:01:20

How Air Travel Becomes A Nightmare For People With Disabilities

1/1/2023
The Air Carrier Access Act was passed more than 30 years ago to prohibit airlines from discriminating against people with disabilities. And though it was an essential step for equality, it hasn’t been enough. Josue Cordova explains the struggles of traveling with a disability and how to fix these issues. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/how-air-travel-becomes-a-nightmare-for-people-with-disabilities/

Duration:00:09:35

Aging With Your Home: Renovations To Make Your Space More Accessible

1/1/2023
As we age, certain aspects of our home, like stairs and loose rugs, can become major obstacles. And while renovations can seem intimidating and expensive, there are many simple changes that can make a huge difference. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’s Ty Pennington explains which projects to prioritize. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/aging-with-your-home-renovations-to-make-your-space-more-accessible

Duration:00:14:07

Medical Notes: January 01, 2023

1/1/2023
What’s causing the surge in RSV cases? Then, green tea is great for energy, just not for your liver. And finally…can we trust large companies with the health of our planet? Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/medical-notes-january-01-2023

Duration:00:01:27

Trying To Fix The Biased Lab Testing That’s Cost Countless Lives

12/25/2022
If left untreated, kidney disease can eventually lead to death -- which is why early testing is so important. However, the main test has historically had different threshold requirements based on race, which has led to lower diagnosing rates and higher death rates from the condition in people of color. Experts dissect how a new testing equation will help even the scales and give accurate results for all patients. Learn More:...

Duration:00:13:54

The Doctor That Can Actually Feel His Patients’ Pain

12/25/2022
Mirror-touch synesthesia is a sensory processing disorder where a person can feel the sensations of another. As you can imagine, this condition can be an asset for certain people, like Dr. Joel Salinas. He’s a neurologist who can diagnose patients just by being able to feel their symptoms in his own body. He explains the condition and what it’s like living with his empathy on overdrive. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/the-doctor-that-can-actually-feel-his-patients-pain

Duration:00:09:31

Medical Notes: December 25, 2022

12/25/2022
Did you know taking certain drugs can reduce the effectiveness of other’s you’re on? Then, the pandemic had unsuspecting effects on children. Then, is our skin biopsy research outdated? And finally…anyone can learn to be creative. Though we tend to think creativity is a skill inherited by birth, new research shows that’s not the case. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/medical-notes-december-25-2022

Duration:00:01:54

Ending Overdose: Making The Antidote More Accessible Than The Drug

12/18/2022
The National Safety Council reports that opioid overdoses have become the number one cause of death for people age 18 to 45. In an effort to save lives, Theo Krzywicki created the non-profit End Overdose. The organization informs and arms the public with the tools to prevent and reverse opioid overdoses. He explains the signs of an overdose and how to use life-saving devices like Naloxone. Learn MOre:...

Duration:00:09:54

Home For The Holidays: Why ER Visits Spike Around Christmas

12/18/2022
The holidays are full of traveling, seeing our family, and visits to the emergency room. Whether you live in snowy Colorado or sunny LA, accidents increase during winter. Experts discuss this phenomenon and share tips on how to safely make it through the holidays. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/home-for-the-holidays-why-er-visits-spike-around-christmas

Duration:00:14:05

Medical Notes: Week of December 18, 2022

12/18/2022
In the age of technology, we may finally have ‘smart eyes.' Then, a new way to track cancerous tumors. And finally…an expert reveals how you can stay healthy this holiday season. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/medical-notes-december-18-2022

Duration:00:01:27

Why Getting Stuck In A Crowd Is More Dangerous Than You Think

12/11/2022
The recent tragedy in South Korea during Halloween seemed to have come out of nowhere. However, crowd dynamic experts say it was actually the perfect storm for catastrophe. Crowd surges occur when too many people are packed into one p1:50lace and often results in the death of those unlucky enough to be stuck in the middle. An expert explains what happens during a crowd surge and how to stay safe in the middle of large gatherings. Learn More:...

Duration:00:09:46

Being Selfish Is Sometimes The Healthiest Option

12/11/2022
We’re taught from a young age to always share and be kind, but Dr. Scott Kaufman thinks that’s not always the right thing to do. His new research looks at the idea of ‘healthy selfishness’ – taking care of yourself before focusing on helping others. He discusses the different forms of selfishness and why setting boundaries can be the best way to grow a relationship. Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/being-selfish-is-sometimes-the-healthiest-option

Duration:00:13:02