“I start with looking at the diet and suggesting that their diet should be plant-based, greens and grains, that we should eliminate as much animal fat as possible…
–Donald Abrams, MD
Chief of Hematology/Oncology
San Francisco General Hospital
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Family Health Care$3.95 Order Now
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.
Encore Careers$2.95 Order Now
Although many people crave the break from daily work they receive upon retirement, in some cases the experience of an “endless vacation” eventually causes individuals to feel purposeless. They often feel lonely and depressed, drifting with too much spare time in which to think about their physical ailments. With the erosion of savings caused by the economic downturn starting in 2008, many seniors seeking extra income will now be moving back into the workforce.
The Social Brain$2.95 Order Now
Daniel Goleman is a former New York Times science reporter specializing in how brain function affects the way we feel and perceive life, particularly how people develop different levels of empathy.
Escape Fire with Matt Heineman$2.95 Order Now
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.
Holistic Nurses$2.95 Order Now
We hear from a variety of nurses about the stresses they face in today’s fast-paced medical setting—and how they struggle to find the time needed to treat the whole person.
Humor and Health$3.95 Order Now
Part A: Hear professional comedians who are cancer survivors and learn the health benefits of humor and laughter.
Part B: Playwrights who’ve used the stage for humor and poignant insight about their journeys through illness.
- Resilient NursesA no-holds-barred look at the stressful conditions in which many nurses work: the long hours, the emotional toll, the rapid pace, and the way that technology and institutional practices can make it hard to form a caring bond with patients.
- Simple Relaxation ExerciseA 15-minute stress reduction session to calm the body and mind.
- Libraries ReimaginedIn 2019 Americans visited the library more often than they went to a movie or attended a sporting event. But far from institutions of the past, libraries today are rapidly evolving, ensuring free access to knowledge and protecting democracy.