Posted by: yourhealthradio | September 23, 2017

The Challenge of Not Having Relatives’ Health Histories

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-hosts Dr. Adia Hinds and Dr. Pali Shah share a conversation with Dr. Thomas May, senior scientist at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, about the challenges faced by adoptees and others who don’t have access to their genetic relative’s health history.


Please tune in! The show will air: 

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, September 23, at 9 a.m.
  • Sunday, September 24, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, September 25, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, September 24, at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show!

  • Research That Matters (min 0-9:11) Young adults, especially men, less likely to treat high blood pressure; You Can Have Too Much Of A Good Thing — Even HDL Cholesterol; Religious young women less educated about HPV vaccine; Malaria parasite spreads from howler monkeys to humans
  • Conversations with Dr. Thomas May (min 9:11-29:52)
  • House Calls (min 29:52-40:00) Watching the news: How do you balance keeping informed with mental well being and how do you know if the sadness you feel from current events becomes a bigger problem?; Can I take two different antihistamines a day?; Do parents need to worry about skin checks with young children?; I have foot pain that’s worse in the morning or when I’ve been sedentary for a while. What could this be?


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