CYBER BULLYING GUIDE: Here’s a great resource to educate families about the importance and impact of cyber bullying. The guide points out the warning signs, how to report and prevent it in the future.
Many children are bullied especially in the middle school years, but kids with disabilities are about twice as likely to be victims. Experts discuss the problem and how parents and schools can work together to prevent bullying of these children.
As a survival mechanism, the human brain is wired to remember negative events more strongly than positive ones. An expert neurologist discusses changes in thinking that can create more positive physical brain pathways, making us happier.
Bleeding disorders such as hemophilia and von Willebrands disease can be extremely serious, but today are very treatable. However, many people who’ve had these disorders for some time fight the legacy of more primitive treatment, such as HIV and hepatitis C. Experts including a hemophilia patient explain.
Bladder cancer is the fourth most frequent cancer in men. However, research into the disease has been slow. The newly appointed director of the world’s only research center devoted exclusively to bladder cancer discusses risks and treatments.
Homeless Americans have a life expectancy of only around 50, and often use the ER for primary care at a huge cost. The lack of followup care for their illnesses and the mental health or substance abuse disorders common in this population add up to an enormous health burden. Experts discuss how doctors on the street can improve health for the homeless and lower cost for society.
Major League Baseball teams spend $1.7 billion annually on pitchers, yet it is an extremely risky investment. Teams haven’t figured out how to prevent all-too-frequent arm injuries, which are now filtering down to children as well. A journalist who investigated the science of pitching injuries explains.
Show Synopsis: Freezing eggs in their 30’s allows women to preserve fertility well into their 40’s. The concept was originally meant for women whose fertility was threatened by disease or medical treatment, but today the majority of those having eggs frozen are doing so for social or career reasons. Now egg freezing is even offered as a corporate benefit in some places. Experts discuss the procedure and its uses.