Depression, Blood
  • Nov 30, 2018 10:00 pm
  • 1:42:04 mins
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Take Control of Your Depression Guest: Susan Noonan, Consultant, Massachusetts General Hospital, McLain Hospital, Author of “Take Control of Your Depression: Strategies to Help You Feel Better Now”  It’s one of the most common mental disorders in the United States and, unfortunately, it’s not the kind of thing that doctors know how to cure simply. Having depression generally means living with its ebbs and flows – even when you’re treating it with medication and therapy. Noonan's book offers a multi-faceted approch to managing depression, including managing eating, sleeping and exercise. A Journey through the Money, Medicine and Mysteries of Blood Guest: Rose George, Author of “Nine Pints: A Journey through the Money, Medicine and Mysteries of Blood” It’s a life-saving liquid, obviously. And so powerful, that blood is a banned substance for elite athletes. It’s also a valuable commodity – once you or I donate a pint, it is broken into components, brokered and sold around the world before entering the veins of a patient in need. And that’s strange because we generally think of selling organs as unethical. Blood is also a body part, so why doesn’t its global trade trouble us?

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