Lots of Americans, especially senior citizens, are taking too many meds. This can result in undesirable reactions and dangerous interactions. Can we fix it?
Medicine is heavy on technology but often lacking in empathy. How could technology be coupled with listening to make medicine more humane?
Call in your questions about foot problems and get helpful answers from Dr. Jane Andersen, board-certified podiatrist.
Doctors who use exercise as medicine offer personalized prescriptions for activity. This can be as powerful as medications for promoting health.
Hair loss can be extremely distressing. There are a number of treatments that can help you keep your hair from falling out.
Do you know what foods you should eat to nourish your brain? You can improve your outlook and cognitive function by getting the 21 essential nutrients.
Listen to find out when your digestive distress might signal a serious problem and when you could manage it at home with simple remedies.
Opioids are an important tool for managing pain, but they are not the only option. Dr. Sean Mackey says we need a revolution in thinking about pain.
Learn how you can identify and avoid the toxins in your home, from flame retardants and stain repellents to mycotoxins from mold.
Hear how kind relationships with animals enhance our well-being and theirs. Exercising empathy helps us strengthen our ability to relate to each other.
Hear how an American physician decided to mix allopathic and Ayurvedic medicine to treat his metastatic neck cancer. Should we all learn to combine them?
This week, share your thoughts and learn about skeeter syndrome, how certain common drugs affect your ability to think and statin side effects.
Get an update on the ways diabetes is diagnosed and the new considerations for treatment. These are especially important for older patients.
American corporations are exploiting our desire for pleasure and hacking our bodies and brains. It doesn't make us happy. How can we reverse this trend?
Antibiotic overuse is troubling for many reasons. It contributes to bacterial resistance, but in addition certain antibiotics affect your brain negatively.
In this interview originally broadcast March 17, 2018, learn how the business of medicine fails to help doctors take care of patients. What is driving the high prices, and what can we do about it?
To avoid the pain of diverticulitis, keep your diverticulosis under control with a high-fiber diet rich in vegetables and fruits, beans and legumes.
You might imagine your immune system as an army fighting off invaders. What if it behaved more like a peacekeeping force to maintain harmony?
When investigative journalist Katherine Eban took a close look at medicine manufacturing, she uncovered many frightening problems with generic drugs.