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Bad Patient
Ep. 18: Screen Time, Tractor Beams, Non-Drugs, Pharmacy Desert
January 27, 2018 Bad Patient

Tech execs are banning their kids from smart devices, and investors have called on Apple to investigate addiction in kids. Are the kids gonna be alright? Also, levitation is now possible thanks to cool new tractor beam technology that could have implications for surgery. Healthy lifestyles could prevent Alzheimer's unless you have a certain gene; we'd rather not know. And drug stores are fleeing low-income urban areas, including Chicago, making it harder and harder to those who need medications to get them.

Finally, Robin's been following Ironman athletes banned for testing positive for ostarine, sometimes due to contaminated salt tablets.

This week's health news:

https://www.cnn.com/2018/01/22/health/smartphone-screen-time-happiness-study/index.html

https://www.cnet.com/news/tractor-beam-acoustic-levitate-bristol-university-humans/

http://time.com/5112698/alzheimer-non-drug-treatments/

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-met-pharmacy-deserts-chicago-20180108-story.html

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