Radio Shows: December 2010

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Millions of people rely on statin-type drugs to control their cholesterol and lower their risk of heart disease. Medicines like Crestor, Lipitor and simvastatin are effective, but they have some drawbacks. Diet and supplements can make a difference, but what... (Read More)
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The connections between the mind and the body have long seemed the province of fringe practices. But there is increasing scientific evidence that psychological and mental factors have a profound impact on physiological functions. We discuss this research with one... (Read More)
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Humans are sociable creatures, by and large. New research techniques allow scientists to analyze our networks of family, friends and acquaintances. How do the friends of our friends affect our emotions--and our health? Harvard professor Nicholas Christakis has answers on... (Read More)
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Too often when cancer patients have finished with their treatment, they are sent out the hospital door with a handshake but very little guidance on how to achieve a healthy lifestyle. Doctors may not think of the role of exercise... (Read More)
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