Coming Up On Radio Health Journal Show 18-26

A look at what is coming up on Radio Health Journal show 18-26.

18-25 Segment 1: Vanishing Teen Rites of Passage

Teenagers used to experience rites of passage including getting a driver’s license, going out on dates, drinking, having sex, & getting a job. They’re engaging in these activities much less often today. It means less risk, but may leave adolescents less ready for adulthood and independence. Experts discuss.

18-25 Segment 2: Babies and Their Gut Bacteria

Children have up to five times as much asthma and allergies as their grandparents, and a new study shows that an imbalance of gut bacteria in the first year of life may be why. An expert pediatrician discusses why this occurs and ways to address the problem.

Medical Notes 18-25

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of June 25, 2018.

Coming Up On Radio Health Journal Show 18-25

A look at what is coming up on Radio Health Journal show 18-25.

18-24 Segment 1: Drug Abuse and Harm Reduction

As the opioid crisis continues, the city of Vancouver, BC, has found that a harm reduction approach helps addicts move to safer drug use and eventually getting clean. An author who’s watched the process discusses the controversial approach of officially allowing drug use, but in safer conditions.

18-24 Segment 2: Living Through Excruciating Pain

Pain is an often misunderstood reality for millions of people. A noted university professor who became a quadriplegic in a bicycle accident discusses her constant pain and the way it changes life.

Medical Notes 18-24

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of June 18, 2018.

Coming Up On Radio Health Journal Show 18-24

A look at what is coming up on Radio Health Journal show 18-24.

18-23 Segment 1: Tackling High Drug Prices

The White House has rolled out a plan to reduce the cost of prescription drugs nationally. Experts and those involved discuss elements of the plan and how it might work.

18-23 Segment 2: The “Baseball Rule”

People injured by foul balls at major league baseball games have little chance of recovering damages against teams because of a more-than century old judicial rule that essentially says fans know the risk they’re taking by attending. Experts explain the rule and recent moves by teams to play it safe.

Medical Notes 18-23

A look at to the top medical headlines for the week of June 10, 2018.

Coming Up On Radio Health Journal Show 18-23

A look at what is coming up on Radio Health Journal show 18-23.

18-22 Segment 1: Doctor Suicide

Doctors are attempting suicide in high numbers, and are much more likely than the general population to complete it. Experts discuss the coverup of doctor suicides, the reasons behind depression in doctors, and why doctors who are depressed are less likely than normal to get help.

18-22 Segment 2: Enhancing Food Safety

Increasing recalls for food contamination have scared many Americans. A noted expert discusses why contamination scares are becoming more common, what government and producers are doing to protect us, and what we can do in our own kitchens to make foods safer.