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Misconceptions surrounding health and medicine are common. Get the straight science – with compassion – from The Science of Health Podcast, featuring medical experts and expertise from University Hospitals

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    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 18 Ratings

Misconceptions surrounding health and medicine are common. Get the straight science – with compassion – from The Science of Health Podcast, featuring medical experts and expertise from University Hospitals

    Addressing Childhood Anxiety, Depression and Mental Health Concerns

    Addressing Childhood Anxiety, Depression and Mental Health Concerns

    Anxiety and depression are on the rise in children and teens. Societal pressures, academic stress and social media have all played a role. Early detection and intervention by parents and pediatricians is getting more kids the help they need. Psychologist, Elizabeth Harris, PhD and psychiatrist, John Hertzer, MD, discuss evidence-based treatment options and the importance of a tailored approach to each child’s unique needs.

    • 43 min
    Vegan, Vegetarian or Omnivore: Which Diet Is Best for You?

    Vegan, Vegetarian or Omnivore: Which Diet Is Best for You?

    An overwhelming amount of information exists about the best way to eat for long-term health. Breaking through the clutter is challenging and sometimes subjective. Licensed Dietitian, Kelli Santiago, MS, RD, CSSD, LD explains what to look for in the foods you eat or in the lifestyle changes you’d like to make in order to live your healthiest life.

    • 28 min
    Is Any Amount of Alcohol Okay for Your Health?

    Is Any Amount of Alcohol Okay for Your Health?

    Research is growing every day about the health risks of drinking. From heart health to cancer to damaging the immune system and sleep quality, even small amounts of drinking may be harmful. Medical toxicologist, Ryan Marino, MD, explains alcohol’s impact and whether any level of consumption is a healthy choice.  

    • 26 min
    How Integrative Oncology Helps Manage Cancer Side Effects

    How Integrative Oncology Helps Manage Cancer Side Effects

    Integrative oncology provides data-driven therapies to help with pain, insomnia, anxiety and other side effects from cancer treatment. Medical oncologist, Santosh Rao, MD, explains how managing these symptoms can not only relieve side effects, but also improve treatment and outcomes.

    • 20 min
    Living Your Best Life After Menopause

    Living Your Best Life After Menopause

    From common concerns about weight gain to changes in bone health and sexuality, OB/GYN, Susan Lasch, MD, shares how to live your healthiest life after menopause. This insightful discussion covers the latest research and provides actionable strategies to thrive in this new chapter of life.

    • 21 min
    Telemedicine: Convenient and Immediate Access (When Appropriate)

    Telemedicine: Convenient and Immediate Access (When Appropriate)

    Telemedicine exploded during the pandemic and has held steady as a convenient way for people to get the care they need without leaving the house. Brian Zack, MD, explains how telemedicine helps more patients get essential care and why it isn’t just here to stay, but may become the preferred way to see your doctor.

    • 22 min

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