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ALS (Episode #909)

KQED World: Thu, May 30, 2013 -- 4:30 AM

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a devastating, progressive neurological disease with no cure. Also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, ALS physically and mentally affects each person differently. In this heartfelt episode, experts present data and Gary Temoyan shares his story, talking about his diagnosis, treatments, progression, and symptom management, which is maximizing his quality of life for as long as possible.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, May 30, 2013 -- 10:30 AM

Shingles (Episode #908)

KQED World: Thu, May 23, 2013 -- 4:30 AM

Shingles is a viral infection that varies in severity. While on vacation, Laurie Holmes started showing signs of shingles, resulting in a long trip back home and back to health. Discover how you can avoid getting the infection and how early treatment can decrease the chance of complications and shorten treatment time.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, May 23, 2013 -- 10:30 AM

Lyme Disease (Episode #907)

KQED World: Thu, May 16, 2013 -- 4:30 AM

Lyme disease is an infectious disease caused by the microscopic bacteria that is carried by ticks. Trevor Shorb was a star high school lacrosse player when Lyme disease stopped him in his tracks and kept him on the bench for a few years. Most cases of Lyme disease can be effectively treated with antibiotics; however, late diagnosis can lead to complications such as arthritis and autoimmune conditions. Learn from the experts about steps you can take to protect yourself.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, May 16, 2013 -- 10:30 AM

Conversion Disorder (Episode #906)

KQED World: Thu, May 9, 2013 -- 4:30 AM

Go beyond the headlines to understand the condition known as conversion disorder, where physical symptoms cannot be explained by traditional medical evaluation. Hear from leading experts who are successfully treating this disorder and Danielle Kerr, a young athlete who is overcoming the challenges of this rare condition.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, May 9, 2013 -- 10:30 AM

Breast Cancer In Young Women (Episode #905)

KQED World: Thu, May 2, 2013 -- 4:30 AM

Getting a breast cancer diagnosis is scary at any age, but unique issues surround this disease when it is diagnosed early in life. Learn about the emotional, physical, social, and medical issues surrounding breast cancer in young women. Meet Geralyn Lucas, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in her 20s. Hear how her unexpected diagnosis changed her whole perspective on life.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, May 2, 2013 -- 10:30 AM
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