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Ending The Epidemic: Life-Saving Treatment For HIV

Radio Health Journal

Release Date: 07/24/2022

How Our Mind’s Natural Defense Can Be Deadly for Society show art How Our Mind’s Natural Defense Can Be Deadly for Society

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Why are we able to function after mass tragedies? The answer is a defense mechanism in our mind that Dr. Paul Slovic calls the Arithmetic of Compassion. He explains how three components essentially numb our feelings to help us move on after traumatic experiences. Unfortunately, the Arithmetic of Compassion can aslo influence us to turn our backs on others who are suffering. Learn More:

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Our Memories Are Lying to Us: The Mandela Effect show art Our Memories Are Lying to Us: The Mandela Effect

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The Mandela Effect is a phenomenon where large groups of people falsely remember the same information. But how is this possible? Experts discuss the possible causes, as well as how these false memories lead to errors in fields such as education and criminal justice. Learn more:

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Medical Notes: September 25, 2022 show art Medical Notes: September 25, 2022

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Afraid of needles? It’s your lucky day. Then, according to research in the journal, Science, a seafood market in Wuhan, China has been confirmed as ground zero for the coronavirus pandemic. Plus, are antibiotics doing more harm than good? And finally, scientists are using mini antibodies, known as nanobodies, to treat neurocognitive diseases. Learn More:

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Esports: Virtual Gameplay With Real Life Consequences show art Esports: Virtual Gameplay With Real Life Consequences

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Even though esport players compete online instead of on a field, the growing sport still requires the same team of trainers and medical staff as football or soccer. And given the intense practice schedules, injuries are thought to be unavoidable. Experts discuss both physical and ergonomic strategies to best prevent career-ending injuries. Learn more:

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A Drop in Vaccination Rates Puts Us All at Risk show art A Drop in Vaccination Rates Puts Us All at Risk

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The World Health Organization reports that the pandemic fueld the largest drop in childhood vaccination rates in the last thiry years. In fact, New York recently revealed the first case of polio America has seen in over three decades. Experts explain how vaccines are made and why parents need to update their children’s vaccines as soon as possible. Learn more:

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Medical Notes: Week of September 18, 2022 show art Medical Notes: Week of September 18, 2022

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Gyms may soon be filled with older adults looking to workout their brain; Artificial intelligence could diagnose your next illness; Parental alcoholism may affect your children more than you know.

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It’s All In Your Head: The Science Behind Emotional Intelligence show art It’s All In Your Head: The Science Behind Emotional Intelligence

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The field of emotion research is flooded with more opinions than facts, however, one main theory says our emotions are an instant response to the world around us. But does that mean we have no control? Two experts discuss the role of emotions and how you can foster your emotional intelligence. Learn More:

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The Unclaimed Bodies of America show art The Unclaimed Bodies of America

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Funerals happen nearly every day and are typically organized and paid for by loved ones. But what happens to the bodies that are never claimed? Dr. Pamela Prickett explains how states handle the dead who are left without any relatives or loved ones to bury them. Learn More:

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Medical Notes: September 11, 2022 show art Medical Notes: September 11, 2022

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PCPs need more daylight to help all their patients; Using locust to detect cancer; Youth proves to be an asset in fighting Covid-19; Testosterone doesn’t always fuel anger. Learn more:

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Parasocial Relationships: How Celebrities Influence Your Decisions show art Parasocial Relationships: How Celebrities Influence Your Decisions

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If you’ve ever felt connected to a movie star or celebrity, you’ve experienced a parasocial relationship. This one-sided connection gives the celebrity influence over your daily decision making and creates a feeling of friendship with someone you’ve never met. An expert explains both the benefits and drawbacks of parasocial relationships. Learn More:

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For many years, an HIV diagnosis was thought to be a death sentence. Although this is no longer the case, many affected individuals still face barriers to receiving treatment. Dr. Timothy Harrison, a deputy director at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, explains the still-persistent social stigma and how government entitities are increasing access to HIV care.

 

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