16-28 Segment 1: Lewy Body Dementia

  The second most common form of dementia is virtually unknown to most people. However, Lewy body dementia affects 1.4 million Americans, with symptoms commonly misdiagnosed as Alzheimer's disease. Additional symptoms such as hallucinations and uncontrollable shaking make diagnosis and caregiving more difficult, and treatments for Alzheimer's or psychosis can often be harmful. Experts discuss. … Continue reading 16-28 Segment 1: Lewy Body Dementia

16-28 Segment 2: Our New Genetic Knowledge

  Gene research has made incredible leaps in the last decade. A physician/Pulitzer-prize winning author explains what our new knowledge means for our immediate medical future, given our struggles with genetic knowledge in the past. Stay in the loop! Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook! Subscribe and review on iTunes! Guest: Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, Asst. … Continue reading 16-28 Segment 2: Our New Genetic Knowledge

Soldiers in combat

16-27 Segment 1: The Technology of Warfare

A noted investigative journalist explains the less well known side of military research.

Uncertain doctor

16-27 Segment 2: Uncertainty in Medicine

Diagnostic tests are often less certain in their results than people think, making patients sometimes doubt doctors' competence.

kidney stones in kids

16-26 Segment 1: Kids’ Kidney Stones

Experts discuss why the risk of kidney stones in kids is rising, why doctors still sometimes miss the diagnosis, and how kidney stones are treated in children.

Gluten-Free

16-26 Segment 2: The Pros and Cons of Gluten-Free

One expert explains which kinds of people would find the gluten-free diet appropriate and the pitfalls to avoid.

16-25 Segment 1: Waking Up In The Future

It's rare for people to lose their memory of past events. An expert discusses why doctors believe it occurs, and a woman to whom it happened recounts her experience.

15-39 Segment 1: The Return of Workplace Wellness

  Synopsis: Most medium and large businesses now have corporate wellness programs for employees in an effort to keep health insurance costs down. Many have incentives for reaching health goals. Experts discuss how these plans work and whether the effort shows up favorably on the bottom line. Host: Reed Pence. Guests: Dr. Katherine Baicker, Professor … Continue reading 15-39 Segment 1: The Return of Workplace Wellness