Medical Notes 17-18

A look at important medical, health and science headlines for the week of April 23.

Medical Notes 17-17

A look at important medical, health and science headlines for the week of April 23.

17-15 Segment 2: Why Taming Sleep Leaves Us Restless

Sleep used to be natural, governed by darkness, light, and fatigue. Now it’s highly processed and scheduled.

Medical Notes 17-12

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

16-45 Segment 1: Yawning

Virtually all animals with a backbone yawn, but scientists don’t know what purpose it serves or why yawns are so contagious.

young african male dreaming in bed in front of alarm clock

16-36 Segment 2: Lucid Dreams

The dreaming brain is nearly as active as it is when we are awake. Experts discuss ways to shape dreams to help solve problems.

15-09 Story 2: Infant Sleep and Shaken Babies

  Synopsis:  New parents are often at wits' end when their baby won't sleep. Infants who won't sleep and cry inconsolably are also at major risk of being victims of shaken baby syndrome. Experts discuss the connection and ways babies can be more reliable sleepers. Host: Nancy Benson. Guests: Dr. Ronald Barr, Professor of Pediatrics, … Continue reading 15-09 Story 2: Infant Sleep and Shaken Babies