Podcast Archive

Support for Brain Disorders


Robin Riddle of the Brain Support Network shares how the group assists people with neurological conditions and dementia and their caregivers.

The Cost of Falling among Older Adults


Dr. Gwen Bergen speaks with us about the cost to the health care system of falls among older adults in the United States and how to prevent falling.

Quilts and Health


We talk with Clare Luz, author of Quilts and Health, which explores the healing power of quilts and quiltmaking and the deep connections between art and health.

Developments in Renal Medullary Carcinoma

Cora Connor shares her brother’s story of renal medullary carcinoma and its association with Sickle Cell trait. It is not necessary to have Sickle Cell disease to have RMC.

Updating the Advocacy Activities of Robin and Mike


Robin and Mike have a discussion about their current activities in healthcare advocacy, and how advocacy can be beneficial to persons dealing with personal challenges in medical conditions

What would an Artificial Pancreas do for people with Diabetes?


We speak with Dr. Dan Finan of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation about the development efforts toward an artificial pancreas.

Patient-Centered Primary Care – Revising Payment Models to Improve Care


Arlene Ash discusses suggested strategies for revising how doctors are paid to improve primary care.

Celebrating Patient Solidarity Day and Welcoming Mike Lawing Back!


Today is Patient Solidarity Day! We talk about what Patient Empowerment means to each of us.

Financial Toxicity in Cancer Treatment


Is the cost of care damaging the mental and physical health of the patient? Dr. Leonard Lichtenfeld talks about financial toxicity as a factor in cancer care.

World Kidney Cancer Q&A Day!


Powerful Patient joins support groups worldwide in raising awareness of kidney cancer. Take the quiz and help find answers.