Posted by: yourhealthradio | August 30, 2017

Re-air: How Science and Medicine Influence Conversations about Race


This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, we’ll revisit the conversation Adam and guest co-host Dr. Catherine Coe had with Dr. Alondra Nelson, professor of sociology and dean of social science at Columbia University, about her book The Social Life of DNA and how science and medicine influence conversations about race.

Please tune in! The show will air:

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, September 2, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 3, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, September 4, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, September 3, at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show!


  • Research That Matters (min 0-9:32) Depression medications for children and teens; A bioprosthetic ovary created using 3D printed microporous scaffolds restores ovarian function in sterilized mice; New blood test is more accurate in predicting prostate cancer risk than PSA; Novel device significantly reduces blood draw contamination, reduces risks to patients
  • Conversations with Dr. Alondra Nelson (min 9:32-30:39)
  • House Calls (min 30:39-40:00) I’m a recent college graduate starting a new job and was just diagnosed with lupus. Do you have any advice?; My doctor said my 14-year-old daughter is anemic. What does that mean and what do we do?; What do I do about fuzzy vision and headaches after staring at my computer too long?


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