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November 2nd, 2010

Podcast 106: The barbershop and hypertension — a little off the top

OK, now what can be done to control hypertension among African American men? What about recruiting barbershops to put a shoulder to the wheel? They’re community centers, trusted sources of gossip and advice, and places of relaxation. In Texas, a group of researchers undertook a randomized trial in black-owned barbershops in which barbers took […]


January 8th, 2010

Podcast 69: Eating soy foods and survival after breast cancer

I’ve been on vacation, and I hope that you’ve managed to sneak some time away as well. In December, JAMA published an article associating increased survival after breast cancer with eating even modest amounts of soy food regularly. The work was done using a cohort in Shanghai, and the study’s first author agreed to an interview. If […]


September 6th, 2008

Podcast 12: News and interview with Dr. Anne Schuchat, Director of CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases

This week’s podcast includes an interview with Anne Schuchat about U.S. childhood immunization rates, along with the usual news roundup. Journal Watch links Physical Activity May Boost Cognitive Function in Older Adults Vytorin (Simvastatin + Ezetimibe) Shows Little Benefit for Aortic Stenosis New Questions and a Few Answers on Vytorin and Cancer Risks Vytorin: Navigating Uncharted […]


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