In the last installment of the Health Show, the producers, Bob Barrett and Dr. Nina Sax, review some standout segments. 1) From 2008: Dr. Nina Sax discusses breast cancer. 2) From 2009: Bob Barrett speaks with Dr. Donald A. Henderson about eradicating smallpox. 3) From 2006: Bob Barrett talks to a group of people with terminal cancer.
1) Joe Donahue speaks with Richard Besser about his book, "Tell Me the Truth Doctor." 2) Abbie Fentress Swanson reports about the health concerns of raw milk cheese. 3) Joanne Silberner compares her breast cancer experience with that of a woman in Uganda.
1) Maya Silver and father Marc Silver discuss their book, "My Parent has Cancer and it Really Sucks," about teenagers with parents who have cancer. 2) Rebecca Sheir reports on musicians who are hearing impaired.
Joe Donahue interviews David Sheff about addiction in America, and his book, "Clean: Overcoming Addiction and Ending America's Greatest Tragedy." They discuss Sheff's experience with his son's drug addiction.
1) Dr. Mary Rogers talks about Clostridium difficile (C. difficile). 2) A group of women speak about their diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome. 3) A commentary from storyteller Judah Leblang about juggling doctor appointments.
1) Sandra Raymond discusses Lupus, an autoimmune disease. 2) Artist Jon Joyce has Down syndrome and is the caretaker of his aging 94-year old mother, Colleen Udis produces the story. 3) Sandy Daigler discusses weight loss.
1) Curt Nickisch reports on Lyme disease vaccines. 2) Dave Lucas reports on new recommendations for New York drug laws that would shift drug policy from a criminalization-based to a public health-based approach. 3) Jamie MacKenzie discusses his book, "Saying Good-bye to Your Prostate," a humorous perspective on living with prostate cancer.
1) Neil Sondheimer discusses the purpose and advances of newborn screening for diseases, including testing DNA and genome sequencing. 2) Joe Balintfy reports on cancer screening. 3) Teri Lazzara reads her essay about a family member with terminal cancer.
1) Sakeenah Francis and daughter Anika Francis discuss their book, "Love's All That Makes Sense," about Sakeenah's schizophrenia. 2) Anne Garrels reports on how pay inequity and lack of paid parental leave in the United States affects American families.
1) Dr. Jason Cohen, critical care physician and Iraq War medic, discusses the treatment for injured patients after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. 2) Sgt. Matthew Pennington, an Iraq War veteran, speaks about his experience in the war and post-traumatic stress. 3) Public health nurse Amy Gastelum talks about fear and working in an unsafe New York City neighborhood.