Go on an adventure into unexpected corners of the health and science world each week with award-winning host Maiken Scott. The Pulse will take you behind the doors of operating rooms, into the lab with some of the world’s foremost scientists, and back in time to explore life-changing innovations. The Pulse delivers stories in ways that matter to you, and answers questions you never knew you had.
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Lawmakers consider expanding end-of-life options, but not for people with Alzheimer’s disease.
5 days agoListen 06:35
When flames started to burn down the hill toward his family ranch, Charlie Lovick saw his chance: He kept a cool head and took action.
2 weeks agoListen 04:01
Pediatricians in the U.S. recommend strict screen time limits for kids. But U.K. doctors say the science backing those recommendations is not convincing.
1 month agoListen 09:12
Like many cities, when schools closed for the day, usually schoolyards did too. But when the school district upgraded its playgrounds, it kept them open longer.
1 month agoListen 08:31
The government took aim at sickle cell anemia in the 70s, spending millions on the neglected disease, but the efforts back fired. What went wrong?
2 months agoListen 12:01
Hospitals are some of the last places you’ll still find elevator operators. Quickly moving between floors can mean life and death for patients needing surgery.
2 months agoListen 05:48