Misunderstanding Stuttering

Misunderstanding Stuttering

Stuttering is an extremely misunderstood disability. Many stutterers go to great lengths to avoid the words or phrases that trip them up, and are often successful in keeping their disability hidden. Yet then it may be mistaken for other problems. Experts explain, using former Vice President Joe Biden as an example.

Medical Notes: Week of May 17, 2020

Medical Notes: Week of May 17, 2020

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of May 17, 2020 including: People with heart attacks and other health emergencies are avoiding the emergency room for fear of contracting COVID-19. Then, a study showing that artificial intelligence can predict with about 80 percent accuracy which moderately-infected COVID-19 patients will get worse and which ones won’t. Next, a study saying that having your first child by C-section may lead to impaired fertility. And finally, men, if your wife says she needs just a little more sleep, believe her.

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

17-09 Segment 2: Eye Transplants: A Future Reality

Doctors are taking what they’ve learned in hand transplants, especially in nerve regeneration, and applying it to eye transplant development.

a doctor gives a vaccination to a child

16-43 Segment 1: Vaccination Refusal

A new survey shows more pediatricians are experiencing vaccination refusal, and while the reasons are evolving, they still often result from misinformation.