The relationship between climate change and health - particularly the dangers of undernutrition - is canvassed by Associate Professor Yuming Guo from Monash University. Dr. Guo is from Monash's Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine and his team of researchers have led a world-first study analysing the link between heat exposure and increased undernourishment illness; Dr Alicia Spittle, a Physiotherapist and Post-Doctoral Researcher from Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, explores the issue of paid parental leave for parents of preterm babies for World Prematurity Day. The team also explore the impact of bush fires on public health and health services, and probe a claim linking a ban on logging to poor mental health outcomes. With Radiotherapy presenters Panel Beater, Neo Natal and Dr Sharma.
About this program
The longest running community radio show in the universe dedicated to all things health and medicine and well-being - curing Saturday night hangovers every Sunday morning since March 1996!
A team of irreverent (but relatively well qualified) medicos and special guests from around Australia and the Globe shed light on everything from Asthma to Zika Virus, your headaches and your heartaches, your sneezing and your snoozing, your meditation and your medication - it's your prescription with your Triple R subscription!
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