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S1E45: Research Updates

What lifestyle choices increase your risk for chronic disease? To answer that we take a look at findings from the Nurse's Health Studies, which has 280,000 participants, many who started in 1976, and is now in its third generation.

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S1E09: Advance Directives

We often have misconceptions that advance directives are only for older people or people that are dying. But did you know the whole reason they exist were from two young people that had terrible accidents, leaving friends and family members to fight for what they knew they would want? These...

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Advance Directives – a firsthand account

In the Winter of 2017, my wife developed a severe cough and shortness of breath. None of the usual treatments her doctor prescribed worked and her pulmonary specialist ordered a lung biopsy. She was admitted to the hospital on April first because of concerns with her low oxygen levels.

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