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Brain Health

Season 18 Episode 1810 | 26m 46s

The number of Americans living with Alzheimer's is growing. So many Americans are increasingly interested in their brain health and looking for ways they can prevent developing memory issues of any kind. There is a promising body of evidence, and medical centers around the country looking at what we can do to keep our brain healthy

Aired: 01/31/22
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
Extras
We track “long-haulers” to learn more about the long-term health effects post-COVID.
Uncovering racial disparities in the treatment and health outcomes for women of color.
The panel discusess antibiotic resistance, a threat to global health and food security.
Joan and the panel discuss the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer.
Joan discusses heart valve replacement, a procedure that is 94-97% effective.
Discussion on alopecia areata, one of the most requested topics from viewers every year.
The panel discusses stopping pre-diabetes from turning into full-fledged diabetes.
Learn how stress affects our health and contributes to other mental health issues.
The panel discusses vaccine hesitancy which continues to be an issue in the US.
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We track “long-haulers” to learn more about the long-term health effects post-COVID.
Uncovering racial disparities in the treatment and health outcomes for women of color.
The panel discusess antibiotic resistance, a threat to global health and food security.
The panel discusses stopping pre-diabetes from turning into full-fledged diabetes.
Joan and the panel discuss the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer.
Joan discusses heart valve replacement, a procedure that is 94-97% effective.
Discussion on alopecia areata, one of the most requested topics from viewers every year.
Learn how stress affects our health and contributes to other mental health issues.
The panel discusses vaccine hesitancy which continues to be an issue in the US.
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