18-03 Segment 1: When Should Kids Get a Phone?

Experts discuss how parents can decide when the time is right for their kids to get their first phone.

18-03 Segment 2: Silent Reflux

An expert discusses telltale symptoms and the dietary triggers that can cause silent reflux.

18-02 Segment 1: Violence Against Healthcare Workers

Experts discuss how and why attacks on healthcare workers occur and how hospitals and health care workers can do a better job preventing them.

18-01 Segment 1: Heart Attacks in Young Women

Surveys show young women are often unaware of their risk for a heart attack and are much less likely to go to the emergency room when one occurs.

18-01 Segment 2: Odd Medical Treatments of the Past

An expert examines how far we've come in medicine, leading him to conclude doctors in ancient Greece provided better care than those in the US 150 years ago.

17-53 Segment 1: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome affects about 10% of American women, but has such a wide variety of troubling symptoms that it’s often misdiagnosed.

17-53 Segment 2: Dreams vs. Reality for Children in Poverty

Poor children often can’t access healthcare in spite of decades of efforts. A pediatrician who has established clinics for the poor discusses the problem.

17-52 Segment 1: Long Term Psychological Damage of Natural Disasters

Mega-storms such as Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria disrupt uncounted lives and leave psychological scars that can last for decades and recur every hurricane season.

17-52 Segment 2: “Broken Heart Syndrome”

When a person suffers a severe emotional shock, they may suffer what looks like a heart attack most recover but this can be fatal, confirming that it is possible to die of a broken heart.

17-51 Segment 1: Staying Calm in Stressful Times

Meditation and mindfulness could be in even more demand as civility declines and stress increases. An expert explains how it works.

17-51 Segment 2: Hiccups

Hiccups are annoying and uncomfortable, and doctors don’t know why we get them. An expert explains what hiccups are and why most home remedies actually work.

17-50 Segment 1: Mental Health Treatment For Children

Experts discuss readiness of pediatricians to treat mental illness in children and efforts to be sure they’re prepared.

17-50 Segment 2: Seasonal Affective Disorder and the Holidays

Some people may get the blues or worse as the days get shorter, they suffer from seasonal affective disorder, a chemical change in the brain caused by decreased exposure to sunlight.

17-49 Segment 1: Human Trafficking: Slavery By Another Name

Experts disscuss why foreigners are especially at risk of being intimidated into forced labor and how they might be rescued.