health care podcasts

06/24/15 Topic: Charleston Church Shooting: Inside the Minds of Hate Crime Perpetrators

Young males at high risk for committing hate crimes; Sitting too long may increase anxiety; Talk...

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06/17/15 Topic: Female Veterans Have Staggering Suicide Rate

Female veteran suicide rates 6 times higher than civilian women; Creativity genetically linked to...

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06/10/15 Topic: Spousal Stress and Relationship Quality Effect Blood Pressure

Stressed wives make men's blood pressure rise; Healthy relationships prevent depression in abuse...

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05/27/15 Memory Loss Not First Sign of Alzheimer's

First sign of Alzheimer's may not be memory loss; Sleep apnea linked to depression in men;...

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05/20/15 Topic: Depression Doubles Risk of Stroke

Depression in older adults more than doubles stroke risk; Recreational pot use causes psychosis;...

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05/13/15 Late-Night Snacking: Blame It On Your Brain

Brain mechanisms behind Night Eating discovered; More evidence for healthy diet, healthy mind;...

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05/06/15 The Placebo Effect May Be In Your Genes

Gene variation could explain placebo effect; Link between immune system, Alzheimer's Disease;...

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04/29/15 Topic: A Simple Solution For Depression Doesn't Exist

Author describes struggle to find relief from depression; Mindfulness therapy as good as...

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04/22/15 Critical Look at Study Saying Tylenol May Dull Emotions

Study on Tylenol dulling emotions over-hyped; Probiotics may improve depression symptom; Pfizer...

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04/15/15 Explosive Anger and Gun Possession a Dangerous Combination

1 in 10 US adults have impulsive anger and access to guns; Genetics may one day predict who gets...

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04/08/15 How To Remember What You Walked Into the Room For

Update on Germanwings murder/suicide; Latest study on military suicides; Remembering lists,...

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04/01/15 Suicide By Plane

Germanwings crash points to need for major reform in approach to pilots' mental health; The MIND...

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03/25/15 Can Parents Really Turn Their Kids Into Narcissists?

My take on research into parents' role in kids' narcissism; Common causes of memory loss;...

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03/18/15 Topic:Air Pollution Linked to Suicide

Polluted air may increase suicide risk; Bouts of severe anger could cause heart attacks;...

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03/04/15 Insanity Defense Rarely Successful

Insanity defense little used, seldom succeeds; Hawking says aggression may destroy us; Sleeping...

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02/25/15 Regular Cannabis Use Causes Psychosis

Regular users of strong cannabis at risk of psychosis; Depression, anxiety sometimes signs of...

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0218/15 Supplements for Mental Health, Other Uses Found to be Fakes

Herbal remedies lack labeled ingredients; Naps reverse effects of poor sleep; Painkillers...

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02/11/15 Economy is Biggest Source of Stress

Most Americans stressed about finances; Insomnia therapy reduces suicidal thinking; Disclosing...

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02/04/15 Brain Inflammation and Depression

Inflammation in brain linked to depression; Common medications seniors use linked to dementia;...

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01/28/15 Suicide Is Preventable

Health system in UK to use Detroit method to reduce suicides; Cope with hostile boss by returning...

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