health

5:00pm

Wed July 18, 2012
YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS 7/18

Preventing medical malpractice hospital and healthcare associated infections

Chuck Finney is joined by Dr. Maryanne McGuckin, a medical expert in infectious disease prevention, to discuss preventing medical malpractice hospital and healthcare associated infections.

5:03pm

Mon June 11, 2012
Education

High school students prepare for careers in public health

Photo by Denise Tejada

Youth employment in the United States is the lowest it’s been in 60 years, according to the Pew Research Center. Young people graduating from high school struggle to find jobs, and also face brutal college tuition costs. Educators are struggling to really prepare their students in high school for a career.

According to Forbes Magazine, careers in the healthcare sector are among the top recommended jobs for young people, because they include entry level opportunities and don’t always require a college degree.

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12:00pm

Thu May 17, 2012
TURNSTYLE NEWS

Diagnosing Yourself With Dr. Google? Get A Second Opinion

Photo courtesy of Flickr user Victor1558

Women are twice as likely to consult Google for a health diagnosis as opposed to a real doctor — but apparently one in four women end up misdiagnosing themselves from the information they get on the Internet.

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12:00am

Thu April 5, 2012
Alternative medicine

Today on Your Call: What are the merits of alternative medicine?

On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about alternative health care-- how and why people are seeking out treatments like acupuncture, massage, herbs, and chiropractics. As the controversy over President Obama's federal health care plan continues in Washington, are you looking more to alternative/non-western medicine for effective and affordable care?

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4:44pm

Mon February 6, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

Indroducing social flexibility through yoga

photo courtesy of Niroga Center

There are thousands of yoga studios all over the Bay Area. They usually cater to people who can pay the $15-20 class fee. But the Nirgoa Institute in Berkeley offers classes to low-income senior citizens, incarcerated youth, homeless shelters and inner city high school students.

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