Aging http://publicradiotulsa.org en Focusing on "The Broken Hip" --- A "Digital Storytelling Project" from KERA (Dallas Public Radio) http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/focusing-broken-hip-digital-storytelling-project-kera-dallas-public-radio <p>On this installment of ST on Health, guest host John Schumann speaks with Lauren Silverman, the Health, Science, and Technology reporter at KERA, which is the NPR member-station in Dallas. <a href="http://keranews.org/people/lauren-silverman">Silverman</a> is one of the creators of a newly posted, impressively researched, and decidedly multi-media "digital storytelling project" at the KERA website that focuses on hip fractures among the elderly, in both the Greater Dallas region and the United States more generally. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:40:08 +0000 Rich Fisher 62876 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Focusing on "The Broken Hip" --- A "Digital Storytelling Project" from KERA (Dallas Public Radio) Stuff, and Our Various, Complex Attachments to It: Dr. Randy Frost, a Noted Expert on Hoarding http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/stuff-and-our-various-complex-attachments-it-dr-randy-frost-noted-expert-hoarding <p>There's saving. There's keeping. There's collecting. And then there's hoarding. Compulsive hoarding is a problem in our society, and has long been seen as such, but it was only officially deemed a mental disorder with its inclusion, earlier this year, in the newest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (or DSM). In other words, from a clinical/medical/scientific perspective, researchers have only begun to study hoarding in a serious way over the last couple of decades. On this edition of ST, we offer an interesting discussion with Dr. Mon, 28 Oct 2013 20:26:21 +0000 Rich Fisher 48623 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Stuff, and Our Various, Complex Attachments to It: Dr. Randy Frost, a Noted Expert on Hoarding A Chat with Mark Fried, the President and CEO of the Oklahoma Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/chat-mark-fried-president-and-ceo-oklahoma-chapter-alzheimers-association <p>On this edition of ST, as the week-long 2013 Alzheimer's Association International Conference comes to end up in Boston, we speak with Mark Fried, the president and CEO of the Oklahoma Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. Fried tells us about some interesting new studies and findings that were discussed at this year's conference, namely those related to: the risk and prevention of Alzheimer's disease; advances in early detection; and clinical trials and ongoing therapies. Fri, 19 Jul 2013 18:29:54 +0000 Rich Fisher 43073 at http://publicradiotulsa.org A Chat with Mark Fried, the President and CEO of the Oklahoma Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association