The Surgeon General calls social isolation our nation’s biggest health problem. The risk of death among people who are socially isolated is similar to those who smoke. Join Dr. Will Courtenay discussing the health effects of social isolation and what can be done about this problem with his guests Dr. Matt Pantell and Anne Richards.


About Health

The Science of Gratitude

Gratitude and a mindset of thankfulness are linked with a variety of positive physical, psychological, and social effects. Host Dr. Will Courtenay will be joined by two neuroscientists, Dr. Emiliana Simon-Thomas from the Greater Good Science Center and Dr. Glenn Fox from the University of Southern California. Join us to discuss the science of gratitude … Continued


Are YOU ready to vote?  The election is almost here,  and with a record number of ballot measures, lots of voters are still undecided and confused. About Health Host, Dr Will Courtenay, and guests, will examine five health-related state propositions, and three local soda tax measures. Guests:  Deborah Malbec, President of the East Bay League of Women Voters, and Pauline … Continued


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