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In-Depth Series: Health and Healthcare

  • Number of episodes: 24
  • Open/closed: open
  • Date of earliest show: 2008-07-21
  • Date of latest show: 2019-08-16
  • Series RSS feeds: ogg, spx, mp3
A open series about Health and Healthcare

hpr2880 :: Evaluating a Study hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2019-08-16. Duration: 00:14:21. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Health, Medicine, Evidence, Science, Studies.
We've developed the standards to judge, so now let's do an example!

hpr2870 :: Hierarchy of Evidence hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2019-08-02. Duration: 00:14:25. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Health, Medicine, Evidence, Science, Studies.
All studies are not the same. Some are better than others.

hpr2705 :: Evidence-based Medicine hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2018-12-14. Duration: 00:16:53. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Health, Medicine, Evidence, Science.
Medicine should be based on objective scientific evidence

hpr2695 :: Problems with Studies hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2018-11-30. Duration: 00:13:18. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Health, Medicine, Medical Studies, Evaluating Studies.
Some principles for evaluating medical studies

hpr2685 :: Scientific and Medical Reports hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2018-11-16. Duration: 00:14:14. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Health, Medicine, Medical Studies, News Reports.
We need to be careful about evaluating news reports about medical studies

hpr2665 :: Exercise and Diet hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2018-10-19. Duration: 00:17:21. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Health, Medicine, Exercise, Diet.
Exercise and Diet are primary to health

hpr2655 :: Sleep Apnea and Afib hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2018-10-05. Duration: 00:11:45. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Health, Medicine, Apnea, Heart, Afib, Atrial Fibrillation.
How Sleep Apnea and Atrial Fibrillation entered my life

hpr2615 :: Cancer hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2018-08-10. Duration: 00:17:23. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Health, Medicine, Cancer, Prostate, Colon, Lungs.
My history with cancer and how I have dealt with it.

hpr2605 :: The Eyes Have It hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2018-07-27. Duration: 00:09:59. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Health, Medicine, Eye Care, Vision.
My history with vision issues and how I have dealt with them.

hpr2580 :: Diabetes hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2018-06-22. Duration: 00:14:01. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Health, Medicine, Diabetes.
This is the story of how I became diabetic and what I did about it.

hpr2530 :: Introduction to Health hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2018-04-13. Duration: 00:11:59. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Health, Medicine.
This is the Introduction to a series on health and taking care of yourself

hpr2470 :: Obamacare Update At The End Of 2017 hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2018-01-19. Duration: 00:13:18. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Health Insurance, Health Policy, Insurance Marketplace, Obamacare.
Where is US Health Care policy as we head into 2018?

hpr2426 :: Let's Talk About Addiction hosted by lostnbronx

Released: 2017-11-20. Duration: 00:10:55. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: addiction,mental health.
Lostnbronx shares some thoughts about the need to talk about addiction.

hpr2413 :: personal health care hosted by Bitbox

Released: 2017-11-01. Duration: 00:05:44. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: health, personal health.
wherein bitbox discovers he is fat, and can no longer find his feet

hpr2395 :: Obamacare hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2017-10-06. Duration: 00:15:49. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Health Insurance, Health Policy, Insurance Marketplace, Obamacare.
What did Obamacare do?

hpr2387 :: Free Weights and a Bicycle hosted by Frank Bell

Released: 2017-09-26. Duration: 00:20:46. Flag: Clean.
Tags: exercise, free weights, physical fitness.
Frank discusses his life-long love for free weights

hpr2385 :: Healthcare Costs hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2017-09-22. Duration: 00:12:52. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Health Insurance, Health Policy, Insurance Marketplace, Healthcare Costs.
What are the cost pressures in healthcare?

hpr2375 :: Competing Interests hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2017-09-08. Duration: 00:16:00. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Health Insurance, Health Policy, Insurance Marketplace.
We look at the marketplace and see how everyone's interests clash

hpr2360 :: Tradeoffs in the US Health Care System hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2017-08-18. Duration: 00:12:36. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Health Insurance, Health Policy, Insurance Marketplace.
Financing health care means choices to be made

hpr2343 :: Healthcare in the Netherlands hosted by Ken Fallon

Released: 2017-07-26. Duration: 00:18:29. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: Health Insurance.
Ken reads the Wikipedia article on Healthcare in the Netherlands

hpr2325 :: Insurance - How It Works hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2017-06-30. Duration: 00:21:32. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Health Insurance, Health Policy.
To begin discussing the policy we need to first explain how insurance works

hpr2286 :: Surviving a Stroke hosted by Tony Hughes AKA TonyH1212

Released: 2017-05-08. Duration: 00:10:44. Flag: Clean.
Tags: health,stroke,recovery,TIA.
on the 2nd of February I had a stroke, this is my story

hpr2075 :: Skin cancer hosted by Clinton Roy

Released: 2016-07-15. Duration: 00:05:59. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: skin cancer,melanoma,UV,ultraviolet light.
My recent experience with skin cancer, and a primer on UV

hpr0145 :: Stop smoking hosted by Ken Fallon

Released: 2008-07-21. Duration: 00:08:36. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: self-help, stop smoking, health.
A show to encourage you to give up smoking