Coming Up On Radio Health Journal Show 18-18

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

18-17 Segment 1: Medicare Tackles the Opioid Epidemic

Experts discuss the new limits on Medicare prescriptions of opioids, and whether the limits will cause more pain for patients or if they will hinder the temptation to overprescribe.

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18-17 Segment 2: Curing Chronic Sinusitis

Many people confuse allergies, colds, and sinus infections. A physician specializing in these maladies describes the differences, and the new ways sinusitis can be treated.

Medical Notes 18-17

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of April 29, 2018.

Coming Up On Radio Health Journal Show 18-17

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

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18-16 Segment 1: Diagnosing Perinatal Depression

Experts discuss the balancing act that arises when healthcare providers are cautious when protecting a mother with perinatal depression (previously known as postpartum depression) and her child.

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18-16 Segment 2: Foreign Accent Syndrome

People who suddenly speak with what sounds like a foreign accent often have a brain injury due to a stroke or other trauma. Experts discuss the syndrome and chances of recovery.

Medical Notes 18-16

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of April 22, 2018.

Coming Up On Radio Health Journal Show 18-16

A look at what is coming up on Radio Health Journal show 18-16.

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18-15 Segment 1: Adventures of a Paramedic

We talk with a former paramedic who describes the "inside story" of the health systems first responders. He also explains the dangers and rewards of being a paramedic or EMT.

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18-15 Segment 2: The Mystery of Meniere’s Disease

Experts discuss symptoms and treatments of Meniere's disease, an often misdiagnosed disorder producing loss of hearing and crippling vertigo.

Medical Notes 18-15

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of April 15, 2018.

Coming Up On Radio Health Journal Show 18-15

A look at what is coming up on Radio Health Journal show 18-15.

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18-14 Segment 1: The Price Consequences of Doctor Consolidation

Experts discuss the incentives that have prompted the consolidation of hospitals and independent doctors, the affects it has had on the cost of healthcare, and moves to eliminate them.

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18-14 Segment 2: The Vaccine Race and Ethics

An expert discusses the controversial history of vaccines, and the balance of need and ethics in science and medicine.