World-renowned neurosurgeon Robert L. Masson, MD, recently found himself in an unexpected position: on an operating room table. He explains how his own turn under the knife was exactly the wake-up call he needed to make life-saving changes to ensure he’s here to watch his kids grow up.
What happens to your body when you spend a year weightless in space? In a unique project, NASA is about to find out, as they send two crew members into orbit for a year. And in a special twist, they’ll be able compare the changes that astronaut Scott Kelly experiences to the changes that his twin brother Mark experiences here on Earth!
Joe Fraley says he’s always performed his songs for his mother, and when she started to show symptoms of her Alzheimer’s disease, he noticed that the music seemed to ease her pain. So he brings his guitar on visits to her now, and even when she doesn’t recognize him, she lights up when he starts strumming.
Ready to turn back the clock 30 years? For the first time ever, Jane Fonda’s home workouts, the most popular home videos in history, are being released on DVD. She explains why now’s the time to bring them back.
These ten role models have different approaches, but all believe that taking care of your health is the most important part of Growing Bolder.
Wendy Chioji is Surviving & Thriving. This breast cancer survivor is battling a new form of the disease, but has high hopes for her future.
Class is in session! Growing Bolder Radio guest Mark Bittman will be taking part in a semester-long residency at the Berkeley Food Institute at UC Berkeley.
How do you slow time down? Live in the moment. Ellen Langer is one of the world’s preeminent social psychologists, a Harvard professor and author of 11 books who has designed some amazing research studies to determine how the mind influences the body.
Once upon a time, Margaret Webb was terrified to turn 50. Then, she discovered running and fitness. She shares what she’s learned from the world’s fittest older women. Find out how to have the fitness of a much younger person with the wisdom of age.
Dr. Brad Stuart has spent four decades passionately advocating for home-based primary care for the chronically and terminally ill. He believes that to fix American healthcare we first have to fix the end-of-life care model. He explains.