Dr. Christine Montross breaks down the prison system and offers alternatives programs to solve this crisis.
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Medical Notes: Your New Robotic Bestie, an Uptick in Cases of Treatment-Resistant Malaria, and Why Cancer Patients Should Practice Meditation
Your New Robotic Bestie, An Uptick In Cases Of Treatment-Resistant Malaria, And Why Cancer Patients Should Practice Meditation
Medical Notes: Increased Pedestrian Fatalities, How Law Enforcement Contributes To Overdose Deaths, and the Dangers of Gas Stoves
Are crosswalks as safe as you think? The war on drugs may be making things worse. Should your stove be gas or electric?
Stop pain at the cellular level. New treatments for eye disease may be right around the corner. Curly hair has helped humanity survive.
Having dementia doesn’t mean taking more medication. Does the size or shape of your heart that matters? Speech therapy is going digital. And more.
Dr. William H Warren explains what happens during a crowd surge and how to stay safe in the middle of large gatherings.
As an ER doctor, Jay Baruch wears many hats. He’s a healer, listener, traffic director, and so much more during each shift. But in such a chaotic space, how can doctors maximize their time with patients?
Only 7% of Americans have good cardiometabolic health; How light affects your mood; The secret to a long life; How cigar labels are misleading consumers.
Among active duty and veterans of the War on Terror, suicides have claimed four times more lives than combat since 9-11, according to a recent study. The study’s author discusses why the toll is higher than for previous conflicts, and he and another expert in tragedy recovery discuss what the military, VA, and loved ones can do to prevent suicide.
Many people in prison have a mental illness that keeps them from following the rules of society. Prison, its rules, and often its punitive intent may be the worst place for them, especially since treatment is often lacking there. A noted prison psychiatrist and behavioral scientist discusses this, and alternatives that may produce less recidivism when these …
Scientists are discovering that our food preferences are much more than a matter of taste, and that taste itself is more complicated than we thought. Psychology also plays a role. An expert discusses what determines preferences, such as why some people like jalapeno peppers & black coffee, and some don’t.
For people under about age 70, Covid-19 is much harder on men than on women, especially those with strong male characteristics like scalp balding and plentiful body hair. A group of researchers has a theory as to why—that male hormones provide the virus with an entry into the cell. One of the researchers discusses what that could mean in terms of treatment.