Health & Healing

Series produced by Hold That Thought

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From the history of ancient healers to modern medical breakthroughs, discover what researchers are learning about health, disease, and the human body.

From the history of ancient healers to modern medical breakthroughs, discover what researchers are learning about health, disease, and the human body.


9 Pieces

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Chemist Gary Patti shares how the emerging field of metabolomics, the study of metabolism, may hold clues for cancer research.

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  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 12:27
  • Purchases: 1
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What can an ancient debate about an elephant tell us about the history of medicine?

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 15:57
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A professor of history and philosophy of science invites us to see pain as a social experience that comes with moral and ethical dimensions.

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 13:39
  • Purchases: 1
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A philosoper of biology shares her struggle with breast cancer and her opinions on ongoing debates over breast cancer screening.

Bought by KVSC and KRZA


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 15:45
  • Purchases: 2
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How is human milk different in the Himalayan highlands than in the United States, and what can these differences reveal about what moms and babies ...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 16:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Antibiotic-resistant bacteria is spreading around the world; chemist Tim Wencewicz explains what his lab is doing to solve the problem.

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  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 15:48
  • Purchases: 1
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A historian shares the story of the Nazis' obsession with natural foods, and discusses how their ideas about nutrition compare with how we think ab...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 13:38
  • Purchases: 1
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A doctoral student in education seeks to discover solutions to health inequities in the St. Louis region and beyond.

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 12:15
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Treated for her first eating disorder at 11, Rebecca Lester now studies eating disorders as an anthropologist and psychotherapist.

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 15:10
  • Purchases: 1