Sinopsis

Assorted stories from Reachout Radio

Episodios

  • Sound Body #2029: Why Your Gut Matters 07/17/20

    Sound Body #2029: Why Your Gut Matters 07/17/20

    13/07/2020 Duración: 27min

    Good Health and a healthy gut go hand in hand. When all goes well our digestive system transforms food into nutrients that develop, repair and maintain our bodies. Researchers have found an association between an unhealthy gut microbiome and many digestive disorders.

  • Sound Body #2028: Second Brain 07/10/20

    Sound Body #2028: Second Brain 07/10/20

    06/07/2020 Duración: 27min

    Digestive problems appear to be more common than they were years ago. Digestion is a critical function the body must perform in order to survive and thrive. Also, making the decision to see a doctor for non-critical appointments or elective procedures during the Coronavirus pandemic.

  • Sound Body #2026: The Biggest Organ 06/26/20

    Sound Body #2026: The Biggest Organ 06/26/20

    22/06/2020 Duración: 27min

    Skin is our largest organ - we each have approximately 8 pounds and 22 feet of it. Skin is a conduit to your bloodstream, and acts as a waterproof shield for the rest of the body. Readings include: how sweat affects skin health, what it is like to have a skin disease known as “Butterfly Skin”, health risks from using sunscreen, what are skin tags, and, do detox foot pads really work

  • Sound Body #2025: Other Mysteries 06/19/20

    Sound Body #2025: Other Mysteries 06/19/20

    15/06/2020 Duración: 27min

    While most are focused on the mysteries of the novel coronavirus, both the New York Times and the Washington Post publish “medical mystery” columns. The Washington Post explores why a family had continuous strep throat infections. The New York Times solves the problem of gastrointestinal distress in an immune-suppressed patient. Also, how to re-enter society without anxiety after being under coronavirus lockdown .

  • Sound Body #2024: Personal Risk, 06/12/20

    Sound Body #2024: Personal Risk, 06/12/20

    08/06/2020 Duración: 27min

    : A New York Times article comparing the risk of dying from Covid-19 to the risk of dying from driving to work every day, skydiving, or being a soldier in a war. Also, Consumer Reports looks at paying for healthcare during the coronavirus pandemic - assessing health care plans available to people who have lost employment, and offering suggestions on how to get help if you receive a surprise medical bill.

  • Sound Body #2023: Eating Plastic 06/05/20

    Sound Body #2023: Eating Plastic 06/05/20

    01/06/2020 Duración: 27min

    Consumer Reports suggests that we may be ingesting as much as a credit card’s worth of plastic every week. Also, of all the plastic ever produced, more than 10 billion tons of it - less than 10 percent has been recycled.

  • Sound Body #2022: The Undying 05/29/20

    Sound Body #2022: The Undying 05/29/20

    25/05/2020 Duración: 27min

    Anne Boyer, a poet and essayist, writes an unflinching personal essay on becoming a cancer patient.

  • Sound Body #2021: Copper Power 05/22/20

    Sound Body #2021: Copper Power 05/22/20

    18/05/2020 Duración: 27min

    Copper has been exploited for health purposes since ancient times to reduce the spread of germs and cure infections. While the SARS-CoV-2 virus endures for days on plastic or metal, it disintegrates soon after landing on copper surfaces. Also, an article on how to make a bad day better, and an article on ways to support front-line healthcare workers during the pandemic.

  • Sound Body #2019 (Encore 2007): Artificial Intelligence vs. Cancer, 05/08/20

    Sound Body #2019 (Encore 2007): Artificial Intelligence vs. Cancer, 05/08/20

    04/05/2020 Duración: 27min

    By targeting each patient’s unique tumor, precision medicine is defeating once untreatable cancers. Precision medicine is very successful with some types of cancer, however, only about one in ten patients is currently eligible for these treatments. Researchers are trying to expand the number of patients they can treat with targeted therapies. Using artificial intelligence they are hunting fort hundreds of potential genetic targets.

  • Sound Body #2015: Arthritis Today Winter 2019 04/10/20

    Sound Body #2015: Arthritis Today Winter 2019 04/10/20

    06/04/2020 Duración: 28min

    Readings from the Winter 2019 issue of Arthritis Today magazine offers some advice about CBD for pain and inflammation; how to decide whether you need 911, an urgent care center or your own doctor; research into osteoarthritis - including recent studies about using injections to reduce pain in osteoarthritic knees, and how to rekindle your sex life. (Rpt. 01/17/20)

  • Sound Body #2014: Confusion Reigns 04/03/20

    Sound Body #2014: Confusion Reigns 04/03/20

    30/03/2020 Duración: 28min

    Two medical mysteries. In the first, a mentally confused patient is well between bouts. In the second, a patient spends 7 years trying to find a diagnosis for the nausea, headaches, vomiting, diarrhea, and need to get up 6 times a night to urinate.

  • Sound Body #2013: What The Poop 03/27/20

    Sound Body #2013: What The Poop 03/27/20

    23/03/2020 Duración: 28min

    Constipation is a very common ailment that impacts the daily well-being of millions of Americans. Health.com suggests twenty foods that help alleviate constipation. Diarrhea can be caused by food poisoning, medications, or an infection. For bouts of diarrhea that are not severe, home remedies can help.

  • Sound Body #2012: Now Thats Interesting, 03/20/20

    Sound Body #2012: Now That's Interesting, 03/20/20

    16/03/2020 Duración: 27min

    No one lives forever, but you can do things to extend your life for as long as possible. What are the highest risk behaviors in a typical day.

  • Sound Body #2011: A World of Pain Conclusion, 03/13/20

    Sound Body #2011: A World of Pain Conclusion, 03/13/20

    09/03/2020 Duración: 27min

    Scientists are working on unraveling the mysteries of pain and learning more about how pain is transmitted. Chronic pain patients are conditioned by constant exposure to pain to react as if every stimulus is painful. Mood can impact how a patient experiences pain.

  • Sound Body #2010: A World of Pain, 03/06/20

    Sound Body #2010: A World of Pain, 03/06/20

    02/03/2020 Duración: 28min

    The article “A World of Pain” comes from the January 2020 National Geographic Wellness Issue. Scientists are working on unraveling the mysteries of pain and learning more about how pain is transmitted.

  • Sound Body #2009: Pharmaceutical Side Effects, 02/28/20

    Sound Body #2009: Pharmaceutical Side Effects, 02/28/20

    24/02/2020 Duración: 28min

    Two aspects of pharmaceutical drug usage. From the New York Times an article by Jane Brody about the side effects of drugs; including the impact on people too scared by the possible side effects to use necessary medication, and individual factors that impact the appropriate usage and dosing of specific drugs. The AARP Bulletin looks at the usage and marketing of off-label prescriptions.

  • Sound Body #2008: Mental Health Crisis in the Music Industry, 02/21/20

    Sound Body #2008: Mental Health Crisis in the Music Industry, 02/21/20

    17/02/2020 Duración: 28min

    The music industry is working to help musicians and their on-the-road colleagues who face unique challenges in addressing addiction and mental-health issues.

  • Sound Body #2006: Functional Medicine  the Military, 02/07/20

    Sound Body #2006: Functional Medicine & the Military, 02/07/20

    03/02/2020 Duración: 27min

    A group of dedicated service members and physicians is bringing whole-person healthcare to the U.S. Military.

  • Sound Body #2005: Habits, 01/31/20

    Sound Body #2005: Habits, 01/31/20

    27/01/2020 Duración: 28min

    An article from the October 28, 2019 The New Yorker reviews two books about creating good habits, and changing bad habits. Science suggests ways to change habitual behaviors without relying solely on “will power".

  • Sound Body #2004: Arthritis Today Winter 2019, 01/24/20

    Sound Body #2004: Arthritis Today Winter 2019, 01/24/20

    20/01/2020 Duración: 28min

    Readings from the Winter 2019 issue of Arthritis Today magazine offers some advice about CBD for pain and inflammation; how to decide whether you need 911, an urgent care center or your own doctor; research into osteoarthritis - including recent studies about using injections to reduce pain in osteoarthritic knees, and how to rekindle your sex life.

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