17-53 Segment 1: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome affects about 10% of American women, but has such a wide variety of troubling symptoms that it’s often misdiagnosed.

17-53 Segment 2: Dreams vs. Reality for Children in Poverty

Poor children often can’t access healthcare in spite of decades of efforts. A pediatrician who has established clinics for the poor discusses the problem.

Medical Notes 17-53

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of December 31, 2017.

Coming Up On Radio Health Journal 17-53

A look at what is coming up on Radio Health Journal show 17-53.

17-52 Segment 1: Long Term Psychological Damage of Natural Disasters

Mega-storms such as Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria disrupt uncounted lives and leave psychological scars that can last for decades and recur every hurricane season.

17-52 Segment 2: “Broken Heart Syndrome”

When a person suffers a severe emotional shock, they may suffer what looks like a heart attack most recover but this can be fatal, confirming that it is possible to die of a broken heart.

Medical Notes 17-52

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of December 24, 2017.

Coming up on Radio Health Journal Show 17-52

A look at what is coming up on Radio Health Journal show 17-52.

17-51 Segment 1: Staying Calm in Stressful Times

Meditation and mindfulness could be in even more demand as civility declines and stress increases. An expert explains how it works.

17-51 Segment 2: Hiccups

Hiccups are annoying and uncomfortable, and doctors don’t know why we get them. An expert explains what hiccups are and why most home remedies actually work.

Medical Notes 17-51

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of December 17, 2017.

Coming up on Radio Health Journal Show 17-51

A look at what is coming up on Radio Health Journal show 17-51.

17-50 Segment 1: Mental Health Treatment For Children

Experts discuss readiness of pediatricians to treat mental illness in children and efforts to be sure they’re prepared.

17-50 Segment 2: Seasonal Affective Disorder and the Holidays

Some people may get the blues or worse as the days get shorter, they suffer from seasonal affective disorder, a chemical change in the brain caused by decreased exposure to sunlight.

Medical Notes 17-50

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of December 10, 2017.