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Each week, Radio Health Journal breaks down important news in medicine, science and technology with the help of world-renowned experts. Our three weekly segments will help guide you to a happier, healthier life – with some fun facts to share at dinner parties. Can magic mushrooms cure your depression? Have we outrun natural selection?

Hosted by Elizabeth Westfield, Greg Johnson and Maayan Voss de Bettancourt and produced by Kristen Farrah and Amirah Zaveri. New shows posted each Sunday by 5 a.m. EST. Subscribe, listen, and rate. If you’re looking for older episodes, you can find our entire segment catalog on our website radiohealthjournal.org. Also, check out the latest on Facebook and Instagram @radiohealthjournal and on X @RadioHealthJrnl.

Radio Health Journal AURN

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 30 Ratings

Each week, Radio Health Journal breaks down important news in medicine, science and technology with the help of world-renowned experts. Our three weekly segments will help guide you to a happier, healthier life – with some fun facts to share at dinner parties. Can magic mushrooms cure your depression? Have we outrun natural selection?

Hosted by Elizabeth Westfield, Greg Johnson and Maayan Voss de Bettancourt and produced by Kristen Farrah and Amirah Zaveri. New shows posted each Sunday by 5 a.m. EST. Subscribe, listen, and rate. If you’re looking for older episodes, you can find our entire segment catalog on our website radiohealthjournal.org. Also, check out the latest on Facebook and Instagram @radiohealthjournal and on X @RadioHealthJrnl.

    Fibroids: What To Know About the Tumor Most Women Will Develop

    Fibroids: What To Know About the Tumor Most Women Will Develop

    While some women won’t even know they’ve developed a uterine fibroid, most will have at least some – often significant – symptoms due to the tumor. They can cause heavy bleeding, anemia, and infertility. Our expert shares everything you need to know about fibroids, including alternative treatment options.
    Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/fibroids-what-to-know-about-the-tumor-most-women-will-develop
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    • 11 min
    The Skinny Revolution: Does Ozempic Simply Mask a Larger Issue?

    The Skinny Revolution: Does Ozempic Simply Mask a Larger Issue?

    It may seem like people are taking weight loss drugs like candy these days, but what are the true side effects of these GLP-1 medications? We discuss the life-changing results, what we don’t yet know about these drugs, as well as the concerns around these medications becoming popular in certain communities.
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    • 13 min
    Medical Notes: An Easier Way To Quit E-Cigarettes, Why First Responders Have a Higher Risk of Dementia, and Is Smell Our Most Important Sense?

    Medical Notes: An Easier Way To Quit E-Cigarettes, Why First Responders Have a Higher Risk of Dementia, and Is Smell Our Most Important Sense?

    The invisible burden of frontline workers. Quitting e-cigarettes may have just gotten a lot easier. Some newborn senses are more important than others.

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    • 2 min
    Bad Parents vs. Criminally Liable: Who’s To Blame In A School Shooting?

    Bad Parents vs. Criminally Liable: Who’s To Blame In A School Shooting?

    This year, the Crumbley’s became the first parents of a school shooter to be held criminally responsible for the actions of their son. What type of precedent will this set? Our experts discuss where the line is being drawn between being a bad parent and playing an active role in murder. 
    Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/bad-parents-vs-criminally-liable-whos-to-blame-in-a-school-shootin
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    • 11 min
    You’re Being Influenced By Political Ads – Here’s How They’re Doing It

    You’re Being Influenced By Political Ads – Here’s How They’re Doing It

    You’ve probably noticed the recent uptick in political ads, but have you ever wondered how effective these commercials are? Our experts break down the psychology behind these advertisements – including the reason behind why we’re seeing so many more negative ones. 
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    • 14 min
    Medical Notes: How Climate Change May Be Affecting Pregnancies, Aging Out of Foster Care, and How Babies Develop a Self-Image

    Medical Notes: How Climate Change May Be Affecting Pregnancies, Aging Out of Foster Care, and How Babies Develop a Self-Image

    Being placed in foster care can be traumatic – but getting out isn’t much better. More and more babies are being born prematurely, and climate change might have something to do with it. We know that babies like to move their hands, but it turns out they might not just be playing.
    Learn More: https://radiohealthjournal.org/medical-notes-how-climate-change-may-be-affecting-pregnancies-aging-out-of-foster-care-and-how-babies-develop-a-self-image
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    • 2 min

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