Barry Franklin, Ph.D., co-author of “Take a Load off Your Heart,” will talk about the concept of preventive cardiology, and provide diet and exercise recommendations for maintaining heart health, with Sound Medicine’s David Crabb, M.D.
Teresa Fung, Sc.D., R.D., associate professor of nutrition at Simmons College, whose study looks at ways women can prevent heart disease, will discuss the DASH diet with Sound Medicine’s Ora Pescovitz, M.D.
The shingles vaccine is now recommended for adults over 60. Karen Roos, M.D., will provide an explanation for this and discuss her concerns.
Sound Medicine contributor Les Lovoy will visit a support group for stutterers and talk about new therapies for the condition. In this week’s Sound Medicine Checkup, Jeremy Shere looks at “walking interventions.”