Hear how kind relationships with animals enhance our well-being and theirs. Exercising empathy helps us strengthen our ability to relate to each other.
Hear how an American physician decided to mix allopathic and Ayurvedic medicine to treat his metastatic neck cancer. Should we all learn to combine them?
This week, share your thoughts and learn about skeeter syndrome, how certain common drugs affect your ability to think and statin side effects.
Get an update on the ways diabetes is diagnosed and the new considerations for treatment. These are especially important for older patients.
American corporations are exploiting our desire for pleasure and hacking our bodies and brains. It doesn't make us happy. How can we reverse this trend?
Antibiotic overuse is troubling for many reasons. It contributes to bacterial resistance, but in addition certain antibiotics affect your brain negatively.
In this interview originally broadcast March 17, 2018, learn how the business of medicine fails to help doctors take care of patients. What is driving the high prices, and what can we do about it?
To avoid the pain of diverticulitis, keep your diverticulosis under control with a high-fiber diet rich in vegetables and fruits, beans and legumes.
You might imagine your immune system as an army fighting off invaders. What if it behaved more like a peacekeeping force to maintain harmony?
When investigative journalist Katherine Eban took a close look at medicine manufacturing, she uncovered many frightening problems with generic drugs.
We often assume that women's heart health is the same as men's, but there are some subtle and significant differences. What should you know?
Many people have had a tick bite and are now allergic to red meat. The culprit is the lone star tick that triggers an alpha-gal allergy. How does that work?
Seasonal allergies can make you miserable, but a combination of medication and common-sense measures can help you manage the symptoms.
Research suggests that a doctor's positive attitude can speed symptom relief and encourage doctor-patient collaboration for healing.
Drugs can't kill off many emerging superbugs. How can we protect ourselves from these lethal infections? Dalbavansin holds promise.
Where are your prescription drugs made and how do they get to you? Are you satisfied that they are of the best quality possible?
Dr. David Cooper, director of the Thyroid Clinic at Johns Hopkins University, describes the best treatments for common thyroid problems.
In examining how our diets can alter angiogenesis, Dr. Li has turned up plenty of evidence for using food as medicine to beat cancer.
Cutting salt from our diets has been dogma for many years. Yet there is not very much evidence to support the extreme efforts some people make.