Feature Interview (11:30) – Neurosurgeon and dementia researcher Dr. Martin Bednar discusses Alzheimer’s Disease including symptoms, causes, treatment, and prevention. Then he gives some advice for caregivers and family members of people suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia and on how the dignity of patients can be honored.
Also in this episode:
News (00:55) – Are e-cigarettes helping smokers quit? (doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0198047)
Preventive Medicine Tip (3:45) – Obesity Screening for Adults and Children (www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/)
Medical Trivia (Answer at 38:15) – What part of the cell contains DNA that is only inherited from mom?
Linacre for Laypeople (40:00) – Marquette nursing professor Richard Fehring discusses the health consequences for adolescents and young adults using contraception (“Influence of Contraception Use on the Reproductive Health of Adolescents and Youth Adults,” Linacre Quarterly, Vol. 85, May 2018)
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