15-48 Segment 2: Cancer Prehabilitation

  Synopsis: Rehabilitation has been a staple of recovery for many illnesses, but often not after cancer treatment. Similarly, sometimes people about to undergo orthopedic surgery may be given exercises, or prehabilitation, to prepare them. A nationally known rehab specialist discusses using prehabilitation techniques for newly diagnosed cancer patients. Host: Nancy Benson. Guest: Dr. Julie…

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15-47 Segment 2: Doctors’ clothes: Reason to Change?

  Synopsis: Controversy has broken out over the doctor’s traditional white lab coat and necktie. Some doctors say physicians should wear short sleeves instead because coats carry germs. Others maintain the white coat isn’t a germ colony, but rather is a source of comfort for patients. Experts discuss. Host: Nancy Benson. Guest: Dr. Gonzalo Bearman,…

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15-46 Segment 2: Your Medicine Cabinet

  Synopsis: Most people’s medicine cabinet is a disorganized mess with problems that could prevent healing and even threaten health. A pharmacist advised what should be in your medicine cabinet and how to keep those medicines safe and effective. Host: Lynn Holley. Guest: Sherry Torkos, pharmacist and author, The Canadian Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine and Saving Women’s Hearts…

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15-45 Segment 2: One More Year Inside Alzheimer’s

  Synopsis: One year ago, we visited Greg O’Brien, a journalist attempting to document his own decline into early onset Alzheimer’s disease. Now he discusses the past year and the difficulties he’s meeting as his disease progresses. Host: Lynn Holley. Guest: Greg O’Brien, author, On Pluto: Inside the Mind of Alzheimer’s Links for more information: onpluto.org

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