6 Find a program by guest, # or category
 
6 Category IndexFind a program by guest, # or category
6 Series IndexFind a program by guest, # or category
Humankind
Kindred Spirits
Public Radio Shows
Special Packages
Walking through the Storm
6 Information
About Humanmedia.org
About the Producer
Shipping and Returns
How You Can Help
MP3 Troubleshooting
Listen to our Podcast
Podcast: More information
Conditions of Use
What's New at HumanMedia.org
Copyright
Privacy
Schedule
Links
Frequently Asked Questions
Contact Us
 
Humanizing Health Care

Visionary doctors and other health workers dedicated to greater compassion in caring for the ill.

14 items • Click on the program title for more information. Result Pages:  1 
    Series   #   Title   Order 
 Bernard Lown: The Lost Art of Healing Humankind   23 

Bernard Lown: The Lost Art of Healing
An elderly physician and Nobel Peace Prize-winner, Bernard Lown, pleads for a revolution in health care that would place greater emphasis on personal interaction between doctor and patient. [more]
Play MP3 sampleHear free excerpt

Buy Now 
 Walking through the Storm (Complete Series, 5 CDs) Humankind    

Walking through the Storm (Complete Series, 5 CDs)
These four, sound-rich documentaries include leading cancer experts and moving first-person accounts by survivors. It’s thought provoking and inspiring. Free audio excerpts are available for each of the CDs below. [more]

Buy Now 
 Will to Live (CD 2) Part of "Walking through the Storm" Series   60, 69 

Will to Live (CD 2)
Part A: Cancer patients find a remarkable human connection in supportive dialogues with other patients. Part B: Physician Rachel Naomi Remen counsels patients drawing from her own bout with a life-threatening illness. [more]
Play MP3 sampleHear free excerpt

Buy Now 
 Escape Fire with Matt Heineman Humankind   192 

Escape Fire with Matt Heineman
We hear excerpts from ‘Escape Fire,’ a powerful new documentary that recently aired on CNN, along with comments by its young director, Matthew Heineman, about the over-scheduled work day of doctors and how too many pharmaceuticals don’t make us better. [more]
Play MP3 sampleHear free excerpt

Buy Now 
 Family Health Care Humankind   44 

Family Health Care
In contrast to the traditional HMO setting, a non-profit clinic in Kansas tries to humanize medicine by taking time to listen and allows low-income patients to barter for health care. [more]
Play MP3 sampleHear free excerpt

Buy Now 
 Hospitality Humankind   7 

Hospitality
The stress of having a seriously-ill loved one being treated in a hospital in a strange city is lessened by a compassionate army of volunteers in Boston who open their homes to provide lodging and a sympathetic ear. [more]
Play MP3 sampleHear free excerpt

Buy Now 
 Humanizing Health Care Special Packages   HH 

Humanizing Health Care
Stories of doctors and other caregivers dedicated to greater compassion in medicine: 8 half-hour segments [more]

Play MP3 sampleFree: Listen online  Right-click to download MP3Download MP3 Now
Buy Now 
 Laughter is Good Medicine Part of Kindred Spirits   KS3-1a 

Laughter is Good Medicine
Norman Cousins tells how "laughter therapy," a warm bond with his physician, and Vitamin C cured a crippling spinal disease against 500-to-1 odds. [more]
Play MP3 sampleHear free excerpt

Buy Now 
 Managing Pain Humankind   146 

Managing Pain
Near Portland, Maine, people afflicted with chronic pain from medical conditions support each other in a group where attenders who are discouraged learn to take an active role in their life, and to see themselves not as a patient but as a complete person. [more]
Play MP3 sampleHear free excerpt

Buy Now 
 Medicine’s River of Meaning with Rachel Remen Humankind   210 

Medicine’s River of Meaning with Rachel Remen
Physician, philosopher and best-selling author Rachel Remen describes her remarkable course, “The Healer’s Art,” taught at medical schools throughout the United States. [more]
Play MP3 sampleHear free excerpt

Buy Now 
 Practicing Prevention Humankind   156 

Practicing Prevention
Physician Ralph Snyderman, who served as long-time dean of the Duke Univ medical school, believes that personal health (like our environment) should be regarded as "sustainable", which means restructuring the roles of both doctor and patient. [more]
Play MP3 sampleHear free excerpt

Buy Now 
 Reverend Ray Hammond Humankind   20 

Reverend Ray Hammond
former emergency room physician, Ray Hammond, tells why he switched professions and became a parish pastor to help heal the lives of troubled youths. [more]
Play MP3 sampleHear free excerpt

Buy Now 
 Unconditional Love Humankind   8 

Unconditional Love
Exploring a fascinating philosophy of community and spiritual service, this documentary visits a hospice where all staff are volunteers and all patients receive care free of charge. [more]
Play MP3 sampleHear free excerpt

Buy Now 
 Universal Health Care Pts 1 & 2 Humankind   115, 116 

Universal Health Care Pts 1 & 2
Many doctors and nurses feel trapped in a structure they say sometimes prevents them from providing adequate care to their patients. One couple, both researchers at Harvard Medical School and both internists practicing at Cambridge Hospital in Massachusetts, are leaders in the movement among medical professionals to reform health care in America. [more]

Play MP3 sampleFree: Listen online  Right-click to download MP3Download MP3 Now
Buy Now 
14 items • Click on the program title for more information. Result Pages:  1 

Share on Facebook and help spread the word about Humankind Public Radio!