The Matters of the 20th and 21st Healthiad Show

Aug 23, 2016

We salute the pomposity and misinformation concerning the Olympics with this offering. In addition to discussing University of Louisville Olympian and orthopedic surgeon Dot Richardson, we talk about heart attacks in astronauts, old people and memory tests, and the six conditions worse than death. Join us for a record breaking performance.

Tip: as of August 5, 14 people have acquired Zika virus infection in Miami. Adding travelers from other countries raises the total to 1658 in the 50 states and growing rapidly. It is unlikely that we can keep the Zika virus from spreading through the US.


Conditions rated worse than death by critically ill patients

Good advice on what to do if you scratch your eye

The Washington Post reports on astronaut heart attacks