Dr. Dale Bredesen describes how to boost your immune system to defend your brain from infection, toxins and inadequate nourishment.
Learn how COVID-19 affects your heart and what you should do to keep your heart as healthy as possible during the pandemic and afterwards.
The PFAS compounds called forever chemicals persist in soil and water for decades. Can they harm human health?
Dr. Ralph Baric has been dubbed the coronavirus hunter. He has been studying these pathogens for 35 years. Find out what you should know about SARS-2.
If you think of them as just tasty beverages, you could be surprised to learn about the health benefits of tea, coffee and chocolate. Listen May 2, 2020.
How dangerous are medical mistakes? Dr. Danielle Ofri considers that question in her book, When We Do Harm: A Doctor Confronts Medical Error.
How are parents and grandparents keeping kids healthy when they can't go to school or the playground? Dr. Alan Greene has suggestions for families, 4/18/20.
Pharmaceutical scientists have been striving to get amyloid plaques out of the brain, but new research suggests that amyloid may be acting to protect the brain from microbes. What are the implications
Learn how you could use your patient portal to get access to your electronic medical records and improve your own health. Broadcast 4/4/20
What do you want to know about COVID-19? Dr. David Weber, infectious disease expert at UNC in Chapel Hill, NC, offers a live coronavirus update 3/28/20.
Doctors may need to listen to patients' stories more closely when the illness is complex. That attention can help with diagnosis and build trust.
Dr. Daniel Amen argues that a healthy mind needs a healthy brain. How can you help your brain function more effectively for good mental health?
The right yoga practice can help you age gracefully and alleviate pain. Find out more and call in your own questions on 3/7/20..
Industrial agriculture and its production of highly processed food is a broken food system that falls short of nourishing our communities. Can it be fixed?
Hard-to-diagnose conditions include sepsis and stroke. They can be extremely dangerous, even lethal. Learn what signs could be red flags for fast action.
Is fish oil helpful or useless? Does eating red meat make any difference for heart health? Can you keep up with changing nutritional guidelines?
When someone recovers unexpectedly from a terminal illness, what happened? What can we learn from the science of spontaneous healing?
A leading aging researcher describes how you can age better. Get out of breath sometimes, eat stressed plants and spend time with friends and pets.
Prices of prescription drugs have been rising at a rapid rate. Find out how you can save money on medicines and share your tips with other listeners.