133 million Americans – 45% of the population – have at least one chronic disease. Nearly half are women. For women living with a chronic illness such as arthritis, cancer or an autoimmune disease, intimacy can be a super-sensitive topic. Sexuality Expert and Psychologist Dr. Logan Levkoff joins me to discuss how to start the conversation with your partner,Read more
Category Archives: illness
Maybe You Want To Reconsider That Elective Surgery
Hearing the news this past week that the actress, Patty Duke, died from sepsis caused from a ruptured colon has brought attention to a potentially deadly condition that I've learned is on the rise. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) the number of people hospitalized for septicemia (sepsis) has increased from 621,000Read more
Cancer SOS, Mon., Nov. 11, 2:00 pm ET, 11:00 am PT, Sharon Olsen and Hanne Hojsted, N.D.
Guests: Sharon Olsen and Hanne Hojsted, N.D. What is inflammation and what causes it? What is the difference between acute and chronic inflammation? Is there a connection between inflammation and pain? Can inflammation be the root cause of most diseases, including cancer? What are some of the supplements or herbs you can take forRead more
Treatment SOS, Thur., Oct. 24, 2:00 pm ET, 11:00 am PT Rodney Warner, We Need to Know When to Stop.
Guest: Rodney Warner, author of We Need to Know When to Stop. A recent article in the Philadelphia Inquirer discussed findings of various studies and surveys concerning the over treatment of cancer patients at the end of their lives. According to the article, 86% of people stated they want to die at home while 62% of peopleRead more
Donna Summer Dies from Lung Cancer
Donna Summers age 63, the Queen of Disco has died today from her battle with lung cancer. Ms Summers had always believed she contracted this form of cancer from her inhaling the toxic air from the 911 attacks in New York City. She was in Florida at the time of her death. She was trying to finishRead more