Posted by: yourhealthradio | September 29, 2016

Sex Bias in Surgical Research

kibbeThis weekend on YOUR HEALTH, Adam and guest co-host Leah Ranney, Ph.D., welcome Dr. Melina Kibbe, the new chair of the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery and the editor of the journal Jama Surgery, about sex bias in surgical research as well as her new position at UNC.

Please tune in! The show will air:
WCHL 97.9 FM
• Saturday, October 1, at 9 a.m.
• Sunday, October 2, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Monday, October 3, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, October 2, at 7 a.m.


Listen to the show!


  • Research that Matters (min 0-9:12) Are partners of people with depression more likely to suffer with chronic pain?; Prenatal exposure to common chemical in plastics and anxiety and depression in boys; Does job satisfaction affect your physical and mental health?; Can stronger relationships with family members decrease likelihood of your death?
  • Conversations with Dr. Melina Kibbe (min 9:12-30:57)
  • House Calls (min 30:57-40:00) My husband and I had our first child and my husband goes outside to smoke. Is that enough to protect our son?; I had my thyroid removed and my weight has fluctuated as we try to find the right medication dose. How long should it take to find the right dosage?; What are anti-inflammatory diets and do they work?; My hands swell during exercise and later return to normal. What causes this and what can I do to prevent it?


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