17-18 Segment 1: Late Effects of Childhood Cancer Treatment

Doctors can cure cancer in children better than ever, but decades later, many survivors suffer from chronic disease as a result of powerful cancer treatments.

17-18 Segment 2: Doing Too Much For Terminal Patients

A critical care physician discusses how doctors are learning to resist their impulses to over-treat.

Medical Notes 17-18

A look at important medical, health and science headlines for the week of April 23.

Coming Up On Radio Health Journal Show 17-18

A look at what is coming up on Radio Health Journal show 17-18.

17-17 Segment 1: Penicillin Allergy? Probably Not

Experts discuss how penicillin allergy misdiagnoses happen and what results when so many of us avoid the most effective, yet cheapest antibiotic.

17-17 Segment 2: Multiple Myeloma – Why is Iceland So Important?

Scientists are tapping the entire adult population of Iceland for a clinical test for treatments for multiple myeloma, a blood cancer.

Medical Notes 17-17

A look at important medical, health and science headlines for the week of April 23.

17-16 Segment 1: Moderate Exercise – It’s Better For You

Experts discuss how much exercise is enough and how to make the most of light exercise.

17-16 Segment 1: Workplace Genetic Testing

Workers are protected from having to take genetic tests for employers, however, a bill under consideration would allow corporate wellness plans to ask workers for a test

Medical Notes 17-16

A look at important medical, health and science headlines for the week of April 16.

17-15 Segment 1: Cancer Research Recruitment

Clinical trials drive medical advancement, but cancer clinical trials seldom meet their goals in recruiting patients.

17-15 Segment 2: Why Taming Sleep Leaves Us Restless

Sleep used to be natural, governed by darkness, light, and fatigue. Now it’s highly processed and scheduled.

Medical Notes 17-15

A look at important medical, health and science headlines for the week of April 9.

17-14 Segment 1: Putting the Brakes on Environmental Regulation

Experts on each side of the climate change debate discuss pro’s and con’s of EPA cuts.

17-14 Segment 2: Plagues and Dreaded Diseases

Plagues can wipe out entire populations and create fear and great mystery in how they spread. An author who has explored plagues and dangerous diseases explains.