Tagged Articles: Medicine
The AIDS Epidemic in the United States
Health Information Online: Sorting Out the Good from the Bad, and Who Uses It
Addicitive Diseases and Recovery: Definitions and Impacts on Individuals and Families
The United States’ Health Workforce: Out of Order, Out of Time
The Cure Within: A History Of Mind-Body Medicine
Guest: Anne Harrington.
In the age of chronic stress and rising rates of depression in adolescents, a cure to some of the most common mental illnesses may lie within us. Anne Harrington joins Focus today from Harvard University to explore how relationships, faith, and overall outlook on life can affect our mental health.
How Doctors Think
Shattered Nerves: How Science is Solving Modern Medicine’s Most Perplexing Problem
Guest: Victor D. Chase.
Around the world there are countless people with neurological disorders that disrupt their ability to move or communicate. Injury or disease can create a gap between a functioning brain and the parts of the body meant to receive its signals. Today on Focus, we'll look at the effort to develop medical devices to bridge that gap with guest Victor D. Chase, author of Shattered Nerves.
Cell of Cells: The Global Race to Capture and Control the Stem Cell
Guest: Cynthia Fox.
The race is on. All over the world the use of stem cell therapies is being put under extensive study—and a good deal of practice as well. Today on Focus, award winning science writer Cynthia Fox talks stem cell experimentation and her book Cell of Cells: The Global Race to Capture and Control the Stem Cell.
Drug Law and Policy: The FDA, the Manufacturer, and What the Consumer Should Know