Thursday • July 07
CST 5:42 | EST 6:42 | MST 4:42 | PST 3:42 | GMT 10:42
Other Non-Flash Media Players
March 27, 2021

A Shocking Drop in Fertility Rates, and Avoiding Hip Replacement
Bookmark and Share
Episode Segments:
 
A Shocking Drop in Fertility Rates, and Avoiding Hip Replacement
This week, a shocking look at fertility in America, from Shanna H. Swan, PhD, Professor of Environmental Medicine and Public Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, and author of "Count Down: How Our Modern World Is Threatening Sperm Counts, Altering Male and Female Reproductive Development, and Imperiling the Future of the Human Race," who says sperm levels among men in Western countries have dropped by more than 50 percent over the past four decades. She explains what is hijacking our fertility and our health, and what can be done about it.

And, hip replacement surgery is a common procedure, sometimes necessary when the hip joint is worn or damaged. But what if a joint replacement could be avoided? On this week's Mayo Q&A segment, Dr. Rafael Sierra, an orthopedic surgeon at Mayo Clinic, explains who may be a candidate for a regenerative medicine approach to treating joint damage.

Listen to this MP3 file... Download this MP3 file...