17-17 Segment 1: Penicillin Allergy? Probably Not

Experts discuss how penicillin allergy misdiagnoses happen and what results when so many of us avoid the most effective, yet cheapest antibiotic.

17-17 Segment 2: Multiple Myeloma – Why is Iceland So Important?

Scientists are tapping the entire adult population of Iceland for a clinical test for treatments for multiple myeloma, a blood cancer.

17-16 Segment 1: Workplace Genetic Testing

Workers are protected from having to take genetic tests for employers, however, a bill under consideration would allow corporate wellness plans to ask workers for a test

17-13 Segment 1: Difficult Patients

Patients used to accept doctors’ orders without question. Today, more are challenging their doctors’ opinions. However, even those who do it politely are likely to be labeled “difficult.”

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17-07 Segment 1: Peanut Allergies and Kids: Changing the Rules

New studies show rather than keeping kids away from peanuts to protect them, parents should give most infants peanuts from an early age.

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17-07 Segment 2: Music for the Dying and Grieving

Music thanatology is a specialized practice of playing harp music for the dying. A practitioner of the art explains how there is also science to it as well.

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17-06 Segment 1: The Psychology of Online Dating

A psychologist explains research showing most users take the wrong approach when seeking a good match online, and how to better their odds of finding true love.

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17-06 Segment 2: NFL Team Doctors: In Whose Interest?

Injured NFL players are treated by doctors employed by teams, but a Harvard study claims there is an inherent conflict of interest in that arrangement.

17-05 Segment 1: Autism in Girls

Doctors are learning that autism shows up differently in girls’ behavior as a result of brain differences. This leaves many girls with autism undiagnosed.

17-05 Segment 2: Power Naps at Work

Most employers believe the workplace is no place to nap, but research links a short nap in the middle of the day to increased productivity.

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17-04 Segment 1: Exoskeletons: Enabling Paraplegics To Walk Again

Motorized, computer-controlled braces are making the concept of the bionic human into reality. Experts discuss how these exoskeletons work and how they may be used in the future.

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17-03 Segment 1: Stoned Driving: How can police tell?

With recreational marijuana use legal in eight states there are more drivers on the road who are potentially under the influence of marijuana but police have no way to measure it.

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17-03 Segment 2: Poor Health and Prison

Researchers have found that poor health and disabilities can be factors leading to prison. An expert discusses the life cycles that can make this occur.

Woman with anorexia being on restricted diet

17-02 Segment 1: Eating Disorders in Adults

Over the last decade, the number of women over age 30 seeking treatment for anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder has skyrocketed.

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17-02 Segment 2: Dupuytren disease and Disabled Hands

Dupuytren disease is the most common disorder crippling hands that most people have never heard of, and it stubbornly resists treatment.