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Living Confidently with Chronic Constipation: Journey to Wellness

Living Confidently with Chronic Constipation: Journey to Wellness

[MUSIC PLAYING] ELIZABETH STUELKE: My name is Elizabeth Stuelke. I have a background in journalism and love telling stories about other people’s lives. But today, I’ve decided to write about my own story. It’s a mystery, a medical mystery about my own body. The story begins three years ago. I

Living Confidently with Chronic Constipation: How I Kept Moving

Living Confidently with Chronic Constipation: How I Kept Moving

[MUSIC PLAYING] CRYSTAL WITTE: As a young woman in college, I felt like I had my entire life ahead of me. I was heavily involved with triathlon on a competitive level at that time so I felt invincible. It was something I did every day– multiple hours every day. I

17-Year-Old Texas Girl on Life Support, Family Says Illness Due to Vaping

17-Year-Old Texas Girl on Life Support, Family Says Illness Due to Vaping

Image zoom  Whitney Livingston was trying to shake the unhealthy habit of smoking cigarettes, so she turned to vaping as a way to quit  “She had told me she was smoking cigarettes, and I thought it was safe to smoke something else that was more vape,” her mother, Jennifer Audas

Finding a cure for stomach ulcers. Part 1

Finding a cure for stomach ulcers. Part 1

For decades everyone, including the medical profession, thought that stomach ulcers were caused,… … by a combination of stress, spicy foods and too much acid. I will remember the surgical treatments we meted out in my young days as a doctor. However, in the early eighties a young doctor working

Sex for Grades: undercover inside Nigerian and Ghanaian universities – BBC Africa Eye documentary

Sex for Grades: undercover inside Nigerian and Ghanaian universities – BBC Africa Eye documentary

Sex for grades. University professors sexually harassing and blackmailing their students. This thing has been going on for years and every single year, every single department, every single student, there’s always a story. We all hear about it. But it’s almost never proven. The very first advice I got was

Napoleon’s Invasion of Russia 1812

Napoleon’s Invasion of Russia 1812

Russia, 1812. Napoleon invades his former ally with the largest army Europe has ever seen. But for the French Emperor, the decisive blow remains frustratingly beyond reach. Russia’s resilience is unlike anything he’s ever encountered. And as winter closes in, his army begins the most infamous retreat in history. In

10 Strange and Fascinating Lighter Sides of Historic Wars

10 Strange and Fascinating Lighter Sides of Historic Wars

War destroys lives and property, it destroys trust between nations, it creates an air of fear and paranoia, and is generally a very bad thing. Even wars that were arguably necessary still marked years of even the “good guys” sinking to many levels of brutality before the entire thing was

David Has Emergency Appendix Surgery

All right. So, um, I did have emergency appendix removal, uh, late last week, very early in the morning but late last week and it was not fun and big thank you to Pat for filling in for me and for handling the bonus shows and getting the shows out

Pregnant mum dies hours after ‘999 call downgraded due to misdiagnosis’

A pregnant mother died after waiting almost three hours for an ambulance following a misdiagnosis on the phone, an inquest heard. Gail Bailey was struck with abdominal pain but a medic thought she had appendicitis, the hearing at Lincoln Cathedral Centre was told. But she was actually having symptoms of