Medical Notes: Week of June 14, 2020

Medical Notes: Week of June 14, 2020

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of June 14, 2020 including: People who recover from a coronavirus infection often still have a long way to go to recover their mental health. Then, a study that shows sick leave is a good way to slow the spread of diseases like COVID-19. Then, doing good for other people is contagious. And finally, if you’re feeling stressed and anxious about the pandemic… You can bet your dog or cat is feeling it just as much.

Medical Notes: Week of January 5, 2020

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of January 5, 2020, including two experimental drugs that show promise in women with certain types of breast cancer. Then, the federal communications commission has started the process to create a three-digit number similar to 9-1-1 that connects to the National Suicide Prevention Hotline. Then, it appears that teenagers aren’t very good at telling the difference between real and fake news, and finally, can magic mushrooms be used to treat depression?

Medical Notes: Week of June 2, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of June 2, 2019.

18-45 Segment 1: MDMA for PTSD

People suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder often can’t face their trauma, which is necessary for psychotherapy to work. It is a big reason PTSD is so difficult to treat. Scientists are leading clinical trials into the use of the banned drug MDMA in connection with therapy to help break this hurdle, and the results so far have been outstanding in curing PTSD.

18-29 Segment 2: PTSD in Kids

Mental health experts once believed that children were too young to remember traumas well enough to suffer much from post-traumatic stress disorder. Now they know that children as young as 2 or 3 can be affected, often for the rest of their lives. An expert discusses PTSD in children and its treatment.

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18-19 Segment 1: Firefighters and PTSD

Firefighters have extremely high rates of PTSD, similar to combat soldiers, yet are very reluctant to seek help. Experts discuss reasons for this reluctance, results of it, and how new efforts at peer counseling may help ease the psychological strain.  

Coming Up On Radio Health Journal Show 18-19

A look at what is coming up on Radio Health Journal show 18-19.

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18-10 Segment 1: Overdoing School Lockdown Drills

A noted expert discusses how schools may be making lockdown drills too realistic, how they affect students, where they go wrong, and what they should do to be more effective.

17-31 Segment 1: Car Crash Victims & PTSD

Two car accident survivors and one of the world's foremost experts discuss what can make PTSD worse and the essentials victims must carry out to recover.

Coming Up On Radio Health Journal Show 17-31

A look at what is coming up on Radio Health Journal show 17-31.

Medical Notes 17-12

A look at important medical, health and science headlines for the week of March 19.

16-04 Segment 1: ICU PTSD

A surprisingly high percentage of people who've been treated in the ICU later suffer from PTSD. Experts discuss why this occurs and what's being done to treat and prevent it.

15-37 Segment 1: Car Crashes and PTSD

  Synopsis: Auto accidents are the largest cause of post-traumatic stress disorder. About 25 percent of people injured in car crashes will suffer from it. Accident survivors and one of the world's foremost experts discuss variables that make PTSD worse and those that make recovery easier, as well as the essentials victims must carry out … Continue reading 15-37 Segment 1: Car Crashes and PTSD