Join Nurse Rona in conversation with Frances Moore Lappé, author or coauthor of twenty books, including the three-million copy Diet for a Small Planet. Joining her will also be Anna Lappé, Co-founder with her mother of Small Planet Institute. She is a respected advocate for sustainability and justice along the food chain, and leader at … Continued


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9/20/21 Parkinson’s Disease

It’s a disease many of us have heard of but rarely thought much about: Parkinson’s disease. But, according to statistics from the Parkinson’s Foundation, about a million people in the United States are living with this debilitating condition right now. And, the disease is growing. About 60,000 Americans are newly diagnosed with Parkinson’s each year, … Continued


Throughout the past two challenging and painful years, our children have been watching. As the world has faced a deadly pandemic, widespread incidents of racist violence that have once again highlighted the ongoing reality of racism in this country, and wildfires and storms that have destroyed life and property, children have been watching how the … Continued


Have you been putting off going to your doctor for routine care because of Covid-19? Do you have questions about the vaccines, or other health conditions? And when do you think Telemedicine is appropriate? Join Nurse Rona and Dr. Hiten Patel to address your concerns. photo: Hush Naidoo Jade Photography via Unsplash


In 2020, an estimated 1.8 million new cases of cancer were diagnosed in the United States alone. That means that just under 40 percent of us will develop cancer at some point in our lives, with breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, and colon cancer topping the list of the most common diagnoses. Although each … Continued


This episode, we discuss burnout: What is it and what can we do about it? And, we particularly zoom in on how burnout is affecting the healthcare community, as it continues to struggle against the realities of COVID-19, as well as how burnout is affecting college students, as they struggle with record rates of loneliness … Continued