Archive for May, 2014

On Tumor Development and Diagnostic Imaging


Mike shares from The Emperor of All Maladies on the development and progression of Lung Cancer, and talks with Joyce on Radiation exposure from Diagnostic Imaging.

Constructing an Indestrictible Self


Dr. Alex Lickerman offers a set of guidelines not for solving problems but for establishing a life state that makes all problems solvable,

Electrocardiogram (ECG) at home? Phone it in!


Mike and Joyce talk with Euan Thomson, the President and CEO of AliveCor, makers of an attachment for a SmartPhone that allows patients to record their own electrocardiogram (ECG) wherever they are, and provide this important data to their doctor remotely.

On Happiness and the Weather


We can’t control what happens to us. We can only control how we respond. Wishing you happy days and a Very Happy Life … no matter what.

e-Patient Dave says, “Let Patients Help!”


Dave deBronkart talks with Joyce about his book Let Patients Help! describing how doctors, nurses, patients and caregivers can partner for better health care.

Innovative Efforts toward Affordable Medications


Jon-Michael Rosmann of the Iowa Prescription Drug Corporation joins Joyce to talk about their efforts to provide affordable prescription drugs to the people of Iowa.