19-45 Segment 1: Suicide Survivors

Suicide Survivors

For those left behind when a loved one dies of suicide, recovery can be difficult. Stigma, guilt, and blame are exceptionally common. They need more support, but often get less, and their own risk of suicide is elevated. Experts—one a suicide survivor herself—discuss the difficulties and ways survivors can cope.

Can IUDs and Other Contraceptives Trigger Autoimmune Disease?

Autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus carry a genetic predisposition, but need an environmental trigger to take hold. Triggers are poorly understood, but some women claim their disease is a result of contraceptives, including birth control pills and IUD’s. Experts and one women suffering from autoimmune disease discuss the issue.

17-16 Segment 1: Moderate Exercise – It’s Better For You

Experts discuss how much exercise is enough and how to make the most of light exercise.

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16-42 Segment 1: DTC Genetic Testing

Genetic testing is now available to consumers to satisfy a variety of desires, however, risks come with what doctors say is incomplete knowledge.

15-23 Segment 2: HIV from the beginning

  Synopsis: When AIDS first became widespread in the 1980's, it was a death sentence. A doctor who has spent her entire career on the front lines of HIV recounts the gloom and desperation of the early days and the transition of HIV into a treatable chronic disease. Host: Nancy Benson. Guests: Dr. Susan Ball, … Continue reading 15-23 Segment 2: HIV from the beginning

15-14 Story 2: Moderate Exercise

  Synopsis: Studies are showing that people who train hard and long at running have death rates similar to couch potatoes, while those who exercise moderately or even lightly are likely to live much longer. Experts discuss how much exercise is enough and how to make the most of light exercise. Host: Nancy Benson. Guests: … Continue reading 15-14 Story 2: Moderate Exercise