KPFA: About Health [Program Feed]

  • About Health – June 18, 2018
    A program designed to give listeners an opportunity to talk directly with experts in the fields of both traditional and non-traditional health, with Dr. Lenoir and Rona Renner, RN.
  • Balancing The Risks and Benefits of Sun Exposure
    Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S. In California, two people die from melanoma each day. Most of these deaths could have been prevented. In this episode we speak with University of California dermatologist Dr. Rita Khodosh about skin cancer and protecting yourself – as well as the health benefits of sun exposure.
  • About Health – June 4, 2018
    A program designed to give listeners an opportunity to talk directly with experts in the fields of both traditional and non-traditional health, with Dr. Lenoir and Rona Renner, RN.
  • Trauma, Resilience, and Hope
    Why do some people recover faster from trauma? And how can a person’s attitude, outlook, and social support, make a difference? Join Nurse Rona and David B. Feldman, Phd. 
  • About Health – May 21, 2018
    A program designed to give listeners an opportunity to talk directly with experts in the fields of both traditional and non-traditional health, with Dr. Lenoir and Rona Renner, RN.
  • About Health – May 14, 2018
    A program designed to give listeners an opportunity to talk directly with experts in the fields of both traditional and non-traditional health, with Dr. Lenoir and Rona Renner, RN.
  • CHOLESTEROL – What It Is, Controlling It And Its Effect on Heart Disease
    Heart disease is the leading killer. Cholesterol is one contributing factor we can change to reduce our risk. But people are often confused about cholesterol and how to do that. Hear the discussion with two UCSF cardiologists, Dr. Rita Redberg, editor of JAMA Internal Medicine, and Dr. Ethan Weiss from the Cardiovascular Research Institute.
  • What is Palliative Care, And Who Benefits?
    What happens when someone you care about is diagnosed with a serious illness? Do you know how to get the care needed, and how to have the difficult conversations about prognosis and treatment? There are many decisions to make. Nurse Rona Renner and David B. Feldman, Phd will take your calls!
  • Stressed Out? Try A Little Mindfulness!
    Join Nurse Rona to discuss strategies and attitudes such as mindfulness, gratitude, and self-care, to reduce stress, avoid illness, and enjoy life more. Her guests are Gina Biegel, LMFT and Rebecca Connell, LCSW. 
  • Distracted & Aggressive Driving – And How To Stay Safe & Calm On The Road
    Car crashes are the leading cause of death for people under 35 and the 5th leading cause for everyone. These deaths are largely preventable, the result of distracted or aggressive driving. Join me in discussing how to stay safe and calm while driving, with John Moreno, Public Affairs Manager for AAA and psychologist Bob Nemerovski.
  • About Health – April 9, 2018
    A program designed to give listeners an opportunity to talk directly with experts in the fields of both traditional and non-traditional health, with Dr. Lenoir and Rona Renner, RN.
  • About Health – April 2, 2018
    A program designed to give listeners an opportunity to talk directly with experts in the fields of both traditional and non-traditional health, with Dr. Lenoir and Rona Renner, RN.
  • About Health – March 26, 2018
    A program designed to give listeners an opportunity to talk directly with experts in the fields of both traditional and non-traditional health, with Dr. Lenoir and Rona Renner, RN.
  • About Health – March 19, 2018
    A program designed to give listeners an opportunity to talk directly with experts in the fields of both traditional and non-traditional health, with Dr. Lenoir and Rona Renner, RN.
  • Trying to Change The Way Your Body Looks? Body Image, Eating Disorders & Other Health Problems
    Most Americans are dissatisfied with their physical appearance, often resulting in eating disorders and physical or mental health problems. This affects females and males, young and old, of all economic and ethnic backgrounds. Join me and Harvard psychologist Roberto Olivardia, co-author of The Adonis Complex, and therapist Laurelee Roark co-author of It’s Not About Food.

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