NPR NPR: Becoming Mindful of Medical Decision Making Do you strive to know every detail of your disease and embrace every therapy available, or do you prefer to ignore symptoms and advice from the medical community? Drs. Jerome Groopman and Pamela Hartzband frame medical decision making into two camps- doubters and believers.
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NPR Money Replaces Willpower In Programs Promoting Weight Loss by Yuki Noguchi Should overweight and obese workers who do not exercise pay higher premiums? What about those who have a normal BMI but eat poorly? Fundamentally, can financial incentives and disincentives help people become healthier and if so, should they be employed?
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TED_light_200x200 Can Your Child’s Identity Shape Yours? by Andrew Solomon Listen to Andrew Soloman’s ideas about how one can find profound meaning in differences and how they can shape one’s identity. “As long as you experience your condition as an illness, it’s your prison. Once you experience it as an identity it’s the source of your freedom.”
Contributor: Adam SapersteinJanuary 31, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / / / / / / /
Radiolab In the Running by Diane Van Deren / Mark Phillips Interview Diane Van Deren is one of the best ultra-runners in the world, and it all started with a seizure.
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New York Times Patient Voices: First-Person Narratives and Interactive Forums- NY Times A collection of first person accounts of the changes, challenges and rewards patients face as they cope with living with a diagnosis of a chronic disease, mental illness or condition.
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NPR Trapped in His Body for 12 Years, A Man Breaks Free by Lulu Miller (NPR) At the age of 12, Martin developed a mysterious illness. Over the next 2 years, he progressively lost his ability to communicate, until, at age 14, he entered what his parents were told was a permanent vegetative state. Two years later he began to “wake up”; 10 years after that he was able to finally communicate again.
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reaction, emotion, decision, patient, relationship, mistake, empathy, outcomes, boundaries Interview with Danielle Ofri, Author of What Doctors Feel (26:33) Discussion of the impact a provider’s emotional reaction has on the way we treat patients. Also discusses relationships between providers and patients.
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Resilience Culture of Dying - Justin Ritchie and Seth Moser-Katz interview Stephen Jenkinson Resilience.org interviews Stephen Jackson about our cultural difficulty with death and how to overcome it.
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NPR "Erasing Death" Explores the Science of Resuscitation by Sam Parnia, M.D. Dr. Sam Parnia, a critical care doctor and director of resuscitation research at the Stony Brook University School of Medicine, studies what people experience between the moment that their heart stops beating and after they have been resuscitated.
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