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Radio Health Journal

Compass Media

The latest in Health, Science, and Technology Radio Health Journal is an award-winning, contemporary radio magazine focusing on the latest in health, science, and technology. Featuring interviews with renowned medical experts, doctors, scientists, and professors, Radio Health Journal has a 25+ year track record of providing you with information you can trust. Radio Health Journal is currently airing on over 550 radio stations and available on your favorite podcast platform.

The latest in Health, Science, and Technology Radio Health Journal is an award-winning, contemporary radio magazine focusing on the latest in health, science, and technology. Featuring interviews with renowned medical experts, doctors, scientists, and professors, Radio Health Journal has a 25+ year track record of providing you with information you can trust. Radio Health Journal is currently airing on over 550 radio stations and available on your favorite podcast platform.
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Watertown, NY

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Compass Media

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The latest in Health, Science, and Technology Radio Health Journal is an award-winning, contemporary radio magazine focusing on the latest in health, science, and technology. Featuring interviews with renowned medical experts, doctors, scientists, and professors, Radio Health Journal has a 25+ year track record of providing you with information you can trust. Radio Health Journal is currently airing on over 550 radio stations and available on your favorite podcast platform.

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English

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MediaTracks Communications 2250 E. Devon Avenue, Suite 150 Des Plaines, IL 60018 847-299-9500


Episodes

Importing Canadian Drugs

9/15/2019
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The Trump Administration has proposed wholesale import of drugs from Canada to ease high US prescription drug prices. But since Canada is 1/10 th the size of the US, could it supply enough drugs to make a difference? What’s more, it appears Canadians are opposed to the plan and are devising rules to stop it. Experts discuss pro’s and con’s.

Duration:00:17:16

Primary Care And Medical Cost

9/15/2019
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The US spends more on medical care than other nations while quality still lags behind. A health industry expert explains how increased use of primary care and increased engagement with providers could reverse both trends.

Duration:00:13:40

Medical Notes: Week of September 15, 2019

9/15/2019
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Medical Notes for the week of September 15, 2019, including Nodding off very often during the day may be an early warning sign of Alzheimer’s disease. Then, surveys show that about a tenth of Americans over age 18 either use illicit drugs or don’t use their medications the way they’re supposed to. And finally, If you’re really stressed, a nice glass of red wine really could be just the ticket.

Duration:00:01:26

Surviving An Active Shooter

9/8/2019
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With the recent active shooter incidents in El Paso and Dayton, these incidents no longer seem rare, and experts say there’s been a shift in public perception. Now they seemingly could happen anywhere, and it’s become a public health issue. Two experts discuss the changing theory of how to survive an active shooter incident through what’s called “run, hide, and fight.”

Duration:00:18:30

Fighting Off Stress at College

9/8/2019
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College students are facing more stress than ever, but may be less prepared to handle it. As students head back to campus, two experts discuss how students can reduce stress.

Duration:00:13:15

Medical Notes: Week of September 8, 2019

9/8/2019
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Medical Notes for the week of September 8, 2019 including: A new study shows that people are more likely to have heart disease if they're genetically predisposed to insomnia. Then, Vaping is being called a “gateway drug” for marijuana use… After a new study showing it can more than triple the risk of becoming a pot smoker. And finally… if you want toddlers to learn something, don’t use video.

Duration:00:01:22

Sudden Unexplained Death of a Child

9/1/2019
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Each year, some 400 US children over age 1, most of them toddlers, die overnight for no known reason. Families, longing for answers, often find that their families, friends, and even pediatricians are unfamiliar with this classification of death, or that they even occur. Family members who have lost a child, a medical examiner, and a research expert who has lost a child discuss SUDC.

Duration:00:18:09

Tonsil Stones

9/1/2019
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Some people find that small “stones” are growing on their tonsils. They’re an accumulation of skin cells, food, and other debris. While they are not medically dangerous or painful, they often produce bad breath or sometimes pain. Two expert physicians discuss tonsil stones’ formation and treatment.

Duration:00:12:14

Medical Notes: Week of September 1, 2019

9/1/2019
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Medical Notes for the week of September 1, 2019 including: Death rates due to heart failure have been increasing since 2012 despite improvements in medicine and surgery. Then, Binge drinking is often seen as a problem among college students and 20-somethings… but a study in the journal of the American Geriatrics Society finds that a lot of senior citizens binge drink, too. Then, A-C-L tears have traditionally been thought of as the result of one bad landing… but new research in the American...

Duration:00:02:27

A Closer Look At Food Waste

8/25/2019
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Experts believe about 40 percent of the food available in America is thrown away. Solving this environmental problem also creates an opportunity to help with food insecurity. It starts with consumers. Experts explain where waste comes from and how people can cut down on its production.

Duration:00:18:12

Giggling Epilepsy

8/25/2019
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Epilepsy can show itself in many ways, including as episodes of giggling and laughing. An expert discusses the case of a then nine-year old boy with such seizures, the danger they posed, and the novel way he was treated.

Duration:00:12:50

Medical Notes: Week of August 25, 2019

8/25/2019
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Medical Notes for the week of August 25, 2019 including: A blood test for early alzheimer’s disease could be just a few years away. Then, what makes a murderer? it could be less gray matter in the brain. And finally…hot tub owners may have the secret to a good night’s sleep.

Duration:00:01:32

History's Worst Plagues

8/18/2019
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Plagues can wipe out entire populations and create fear and great mystery in how they spread. An author who has explored plagues and dangerous diseases explains.

Duration:00:12:23

Copper Toxicity

8/18/2019
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High levels of copper in the body can produce mental health symptoms such as depression, anxiety, and aggression. However, most doctors don’t test for copper levels and may prescribe medications like antidepressants instead. An author who suffered years with undiagnosed copper toxicity and two expert psychiatrists discuss diagnosis and treatment.

Duration:00:18:44

Medical Notes: Week of August 18, 2019

8/18/2019
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Medical Notes for the week of August 18, 2019 including: Several studies have found little heart benefit in taking a daily aspirin if you don’t already have heart disease… Then, drowning is america’s leading cause of accidental injury death for children under age five… but the drowning rate is dropping dramatically, and finally… if mosquitoes feast on you, it’s because of your breath.

Duration:00:01:24

Dog Breeds and Dog Bites

8/11/2019
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Nearly 40 percent of American homes have a dog, and while dogs may be “man’s best friend,” sometimes they bite, and sometimes with serious consequences. An expert who has studied dog bites discusses the reality of breed temperament, especially when children are around, how to prevent bites, and whether breeds with dangerous reputations deserve them.

Duration:00:13:15

The Economics of Later School Start Times

8/11/2019
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Thirty years of research have shown that teenagers’ biology prevents them from getting to sleep much before 11pm, and with most high schools starting classes around 8 am, they are chronically sleep deprived. Experts discuss how students and even the economy would benefit from later start times and the reasons many people and school districts still oppose the change.

Duration:00:17:36

Medical Notes: Week of August 11, 2019

8/11/2019
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Medical Notes for the week of August 11, 2019 including a study in the British Medical Journal which shows Glucosamine can help lower the risk of heart disease and stroke. Then, statistics regarding HIV testing showing most people age 13-64 get tested atlas once in their lifetime. Experts are starting to think about the next flu season knowing last years vaccine was only 29% effective. Finally, A higher IQ was observed in children that took 30-60 minute naps during the day.

Duration:00:01:41

School Crossing Safety

8/4/2019
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With the school year approaching, drivers need to be aware of children in crosswalk —and away from them. However, increasing distractions for both pedestrians and drivers sometimes make that difficult. A safety expert and a veteran school crossing guard—the nation’s “favorite crossing guard”-- discuss.

Duration:00:11:51

TBI's, Personality Change, And Marriage

8/4/2019
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Traumatic brain injury can profoundly change the injured in personality and termperament, as well as physically and cognitively. Spouses bear the brunt of these changes to the point many feel like they’re living with a stranger. Two experts and the spouse of a TBI victim discuss the many ways life changes after an injury and what can help to get them through the ordeal.

Duration:00:17:43