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Sound Research #8 – Smoking Cessation - Penn State College of Medicine

Dr. Jonathan Foulds, professor of public health sciences and psychiatry at Penn State College of Medicine, discusses current research into smoking cessation, the state of smoking in the United States, and what research says about the safety of certain approaches to quitting.

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Direct download: sound-research-Smoking_Cessation-1121013.mp3
Category:research -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Sound Research #7 - How research may help lead people toward better health choices - Penn State College of Medicine

Dr. Chris Sciamanna, professor of medicine and public health sciences at Penn State College of Medicine, discusses his research into how to support people to make healthier choices and what doctors might be able to do differently to encourage those choices.

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Direct download: sound-research-Better-Health-Choices-09232013-.mp3
Category:research -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Sound Health #8 – Screening is key in managing prostate cancer - Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute

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At least 28,000 men are expected to die from prostate cancer this year in the United States. There are no symptoms for early-stage prostate cancer, which makes screening very important. In this podcast, Dr. Jay Raman, associate professor of Urology at Penn State Hershey Medical Center, talks about who should get tested and when.

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Read more about Dr. Raman’s study regarding the role of the digital rectal exam in prostate cancer screening.

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Direct download: sound-health-managing_prostate_cancer-09162013-.mp3
Category:healthcare -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Sound Health #7 - Helping busy kids eat healthfully – Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital


Between long days at work for mom and dad and packed activity schedules for the kids, many parents struggle to find time to cook healthy meals for their families. In this podcast, Dr. Ronald Williams, director of the Pediatric Weight Management Program at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital, talks about how parents can make the time to provide their children with healthy meals, snacks and drinks.

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Direct download: sound-health-Helping_busy_kids_eat_healthfully_06172013.mp3
Category:healthcare -- posted at: 2:51pm EST

Sound Research #6 - Autism spectrum disorder diagnosis changes - Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital

Dr. Cheryl Tierney discusses coming changes to the DSM--one of the tools used by doctors to diagnose mental disorders--and her research of how it may affect children with specific autism spectrum disorders.

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Direct download: sound-research-AutismChanges04122013.mp3
Category:research -- posted at: 12:34pm EST

Sound Research #5 - Pregnancy and weight gain - Penn State College of Medicine

Dr. Cynthia Chuang and Dr. Jennifer Kraschnewski discuss their recent research looking at weight gain advice given to pregnant women. They discuss the inaccurate information given specifically to overweight women, why this may be, and what healthy weight gain guidelines are.

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Direct download: sound-research-Pregnancy-and-weight-gain-01142013.mp3
Category:research -- posted at: 12:00am EST

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