health care podcasts

01/14/15 Elderly at Risk from Sleeping Pills, Anxiety Drugs

Sedatives, anti-anxiety drugs over-prescribed in elderly; Jealousy with sexual vs. emotional infidelity; How to stop...

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01/07/15 Simple Test of Brain Health

Balancing on one foot indicates brain health; Mental illness and preventing terror attacks; Why people-pleasing is...

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12/17/14 One of Eight Middle-age Women in US Depressed

Middle age women highest rates of depression; Tips to break bad habits; Bad boss can make you sick; Newton's mental...

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12/10/14 1 In 5 Americans Have a Mental Illness

18.5 % of Americans have a mental illness; Reasons for psychiatrist shortage; Therapy alone helps prevent suicide;...

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12/03/14 Report on Newtown Shooter Implicates School, Parents

Schools helped Lanza's mom appease him; Possible role of wealth in Lanza's care; Mental illness not why youth possess...

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11/19/14 Marijuana Causes Brain Damage

Long-term marijuana use damages brain; Army algorithm predicts suicide; What to say, or not, when someone is...

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11/12/14 Air Pollution May Be Risk Factor for ADHD

Election Day saddest day of year; Air pollution during pregnancy increases risk of ADHD in kids; Uses for...

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10/29/14 Foods and Drinks May Improve Memory, Prevent Alzheimer's

Brain-training games don't work; Alcohol and memory after age 60; Walnuts may prevent Alzheimer's; Cocoa extract...

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10/22/14 More Evidence Exercise Reduces Depression

Exercise three times a week cuts depression risk; Appointments with psychiatrists extremely difficult to get; Hype...

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10/15/14 Suicide Tenth Leading Cause of Death

Depression should be screened for routinely; Spouse's personality effects your career; Brain changes in media...

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10/08/14 Eating for Good Mental Health

Fruits, vegetables improve mental health; How exercise prevents depression; One antidepressant dose changes brain;...

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10/01/14 Blood Test to Diagnose Depression

Blood test to diagnose depression in adults; Suicide is preventable; Sedentary lifestyle linked to depression; Brain...

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09/17/14 New Anti-Obesity Drug Enters the Market

Review of obesity drugs; Sedatives linked to Alzheimer's; Spanking does more harm than good; Wife's happiness more...

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09/10/14 Stigma a Barrier to Mental Health Care

Stigma hurts mental health; Stress doesn't effect all; Brain imaging of romantic rejection; Marijuana addiction from...

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09/03/14 How Stress May Actually Be Good For You

Mild, brief stress can be helpful; Memories manipulated in lab, could lead to help for PTSD, depression; Prenatal...

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08/28/14 Solid Evidence Linking Mental Illness to Physical Illness

Immune system links mental, physical illnesses; Suicide risk in older adults with insomnia; Possible treatment for...

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08/20/14 The Perspective

Perspective on Robin Williams' suicide; Warning signs of potential suicide; Comedians' personality traits; Gut...

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08/13/14 How to Survive Panic Attacks

Tips to control panic attacks; Being alone with one's thoughts intolerable; How to be more patient; One question...

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08/06/14 Potential New Blood Test for Suicide Risk

Possible blood test to predict suicide risk, and another one for postpartum depression risk; Depression raises risk...

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07/30/14 Psychiatrist in Gunfight with Patient

MD stops killings; Vet wants to keep pet ducks; Pets improve health; Stress enhances negative memories; Narcissism,...

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