health care podcasts

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

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

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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 survivors; Gene...

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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; Effects of stress on...

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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; Obesity, depression...

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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; Depression and Bipolar...

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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; Children of depressed...

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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 medication for chronic...

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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 cleared in Zoloft...

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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 PTSD; Misophonia,...

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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, names, and what you came...

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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 diet and how it may...

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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; Loneliness, social...

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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; Difference between quirk and...

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03/04/15 Insanity Defense Rarely Successful

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

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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 serious illnesses;...

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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 associated with depression;...

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02/11/15 Economy is Biggest Source of Stress

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

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02/04/15 Brain Inflammation and Depression

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

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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 hostility; Drinking...

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01/21/15 Dangers of Drinking While on Medication

Risks of drinking when taking medications; Job stress increases stroke risk; Not guilty due to insanity doesn't mean...

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