Western Medicine

Treatment for Depression & Suicide

Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide. Suicide often follows depression when it goes unchecked. Depression is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. “Recent data suggest that ketamine, given intravenously, might be the most important breakthrough in antidepressant treatment in decades,” according to Dr. Thomas Insel, the former Director of …

How A Massive Stroke Made Ted’s Life Better

Ted W. Baxter experienced a massive ischemic stroke in April 2005. He talks with Mark Alyn about his post-stroke journey, his new book Relentless and dealing with aphasia. Ted now volunteers his time at hospitals, universities and other health institutions in Orange County, California, providing his expertise and his experience as a stroke survivor in …

Transform Your Life and Thrive

  Julie Rosenberg, MD (http://www.julierosenbergmd.com) is a pediatric oncologist and pharmaceutical executive who oversees global drug development programs in service to patients with cancer. In addition, Dr. Rosenberg has devoted the last 16 years to the in-depth study and practice of yoga. Julie has integrated her corporate learnings with her deep understanding of the philosophical …

Susan G. Komen Los Angeles County Circle of Promise

Leading into National Black History Month, it’s ideal for Late Night Health host Mark Alyn to have a discussion about how to rewrite breast cancer mortality history for African American women. In a conversation with Arnedra Jordan, an ambassador for the Susan G. Komen Los Angeles County Circle of Promise, Mark learns that gains from …

Doctors Are Not Following Their Own Advice—And They Are Burning Out

Doctors Are Not Following Their Own Advice—And They Are Burning Out Doctors are known for giving advice about healthy living—to eat a healthy diet, get enough sleep and downtime, and to enjoy healthy relationships, exercise, meditation and gratitude practices, but do they follow it? The answer is—not as much as they should. Over 50 percent …