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Conversations: Judith Finlayson, "You Are What Your Grandparents Ate: What You Need to Know About Nutrition, Experience, Epigenetics & the Origins of Chronic Disease"

On this edition of Conversations, Judith Finlayson talks with host Dan Skinner about “You Are What Your Grandparents Ate: What You Need to Know About Nutrition, Experience, Epigenetics & the Origins of Chronic Disease.” Finlayson is a bestselling author who has written books on a variety of subjects from personal well-being and women’s history to food and nutrition.  


Conversations: James Nestor, "Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art"

On this edition of Conversations, James Nestor talks with host Dan Skinner about “Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art.” Nestor has written for “Outside,” “Scientific American,” “The New York Times,” and many other publications. His book “Deep: Freediving, Renegade Science, and What the Ocean Tells Us About Ourselves” was a finalist for the 2015 PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing.


Conversations: Daniel Levitin, "Successful Aging: A Neuroscientist Explores the Power and Potential of Our Lives"

On this edition of Conversations, Daniel Levitin talks about Successful Aging: A Neuroscientist Explores the Power and Potential of Our Lives. Levitin is a neuroscientist, cognitive psychologist, and bestselling author. His previous books include This is Your Brain on Music and The Organized Mind.


Conversations: Dr. William Li, "Eat to Beat Disease: The New Science of How Your Body Can Heal Itself"

On this edition of Conversations, William W. Li, MD talks about Eat to Beat Disease: The New Science of How Your Body Can Heal Itself. Dr. Li is an internationally renowned medical doctor, researcher, and president and a founder of the Angiogenesis Foundation. His groundbreaking work has led to the development of more than 30 new medical treatments. His expertise includes treating cancer, diabetes, blindness, heart disease, and obesity.

Conversations: Dr. David Ryan, "Living with Cancer"

On this edition of Conversations, I talk with Dr. David Ryan, co-author of Living with Cancer: A Step-by-Step Guide for Coping Medically and Emotionally with a Serious Diagnosis. He gives advice on selecting and working with an oncologist, the importance of support from friends and family, and coping strategies for patients. Dr. Ryan is the chief of hematology/oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital.


Conversations: Dan Buettner, "The Blue Zones of Happiness"

Dan Buettner is the bestselling author of three previous books The Blue Zones, Thrive, and The Blue Zones Solution. On this edition of Conversations, he joins us to talk about his latest book, The Blue Zones of Happiness: Lessons From the World's Happiest People. Buettner discusses how the areas of pleasure, purpose and pride combine to increase our level of happiness.


Conversations: Dr. David Palma, "Taking Charge of Cancer"

Dr. David Palma is a radiation oncologist and cancer researcher, focusing on the treatment of lung cancer, head and neck cancer and metastatic cancers. After helping a friend navigate his way through cancer treatment, Dr. Palma was urged to write a how-to manual for cancer patients. On this edition of Conversations, I talk with Dr. Palma bout Taking Charge of Cancer: What You Need to Know to Get the Best Treatment.


Conversations: Robyn Stein DeLuca, "The Hormone Myth"

The myth of the hormone-crazed woman is firmly entrenched in our culture. Examples abound in popular films, politics, business, advertisements, and social media. On this edition of Conversations, I talk with Robyn Stein DeLuca, PhD, about The Hormone Myth: How Junk Science, Gender Politics, & Lies about PMS Keep Women Down.


Conversations: Dr. Brent Bauer, "The Integrative Guide to Good Health"

The Mayo Clinic's book, The Integrative Guide to Good Health: Home Remedies Meet Alternative Therapies to Transform Well-Being strives to answer questions about alternative health therapies, dietary supplements, stress release and much more. Dr. Brent Bauer joins me on this edition of Conversations to discuss the importance of integrated healthcare that encompasses the body, mind and spirit. 


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