S5E23: Healing Intergenerational Trauma

Jun 22, 2022

Trauma—physical, emotional, and mental—can be passed down to us from our parents and family members in the way we are raised. As defined by the Office for Institutional Equity at Duke—Inter-generational trauma is a concept developed to help explain years of generational challenges within ...

106: Robb Has a Heart Attack

Jun 21, 2022

Despite years of healthy living that is downright enviable, listener Robb recently had a life-threatening "turning point" that has left him with a new appreciation for his health. Hear one man's experience with a heart attack and the change in attitude it's inspired in his own life....

The Basics: Why is Your Child Crying?

Jun 20, 2022

New parents may be surprised at just how often their baby cries. It is their main form of communication after all. Hungry, bored, in need of a diaper change, they will cry for many reasons - and often. Pediatrician Cindy Gellner, MD, goes over the basics of crying for parents. From newborn to ...

E32: 7 Domains of Crying

Jun 16, 2022

Humans are the only species that cry emotional tears, and we don't make them until around two months old—around the same time the "social smile" appears. As humans age, we often keep the emotional tears but leave the crying out loud behind. Some cry more than others. Some don't cry at all. ...

What Treatment Options are Available for Thumb Arthritis?

Jun 15, 2022

We use our thumbs for just about everything, especially these days with smartphones. For people suffering from painful arthritis in the thumb, the condition can make daily life extremely difficult. Brittany Garcia, MD, a hand surgeon, discusses the different surgical and non-surgical options ...

105: Scot's Fatness and Punishment Pants

Jun 14, 2022

Scot is feeling fat so he put out a call to the Who Cares guys for help. After months of finishing up a stressful master's program - and a few more beers and Reese's peanut butter cups - he's putting together a plan to lose the extra pounds. Thunder Jalili joins the guys in discussing the most ...

104: Letter from Your Past Self

Jun 7, 2022

Back in January, Scot challenged the Who Cares guys to write a letter to their future selves rather than creating New Year’s resolutions. Six months on, they open their letters and find out a little something about themselves. To join the practice and write a letter to yourself, visit: ...

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