Programs examine important topics and issues impacting all of us through the lens of health and wellness. We highlight the questions, challenges and struggles people typically face in everyday life. In each of our programs we clarify the issues and provide useful information, pragmatic tips, and resources.
Fertility: Kids of 5114

4/25/2013 - Pregnancy and childbirth are among the most natural things in the world, conception is something that does not necessarily come easily for a great many people. Infertility has been estimated to affect some 15% of all couples in the western world who are trying to conceive. During this hour we talk with Scott Brown of California Cryobank about fertility and options for those who choose to use  a sperm donor. Check out his documentary Kids of 5114. This short film provides extraordinary insight into the lives of people who are born from donors.

Direct download: dr-fritz-show-4-25-13-infertility.mp3
Category:Growth and well being -- posted at: 2:58am EDT

Episode 78 - 4/18/13 - Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older (18% of U.S. population). 25% of children 13-18 have an anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders are highly treatable, yet only about one-third of those suffering receive treatment. During this episode we talk about some of the most effective non medical treatments.

Direct download: DR_FRITZ_THURSDAY__4-18-13.mp3
Category:Psychology, health, wellness, growth -- posted at: 5:52pm EDT

Episode 77 - 4/11/13 - At some point we all can experience minor frustrations and irritations that can lead to anger if left unchecked. During this episode we distinguish between anger and rage. We also explore what can be done to effectively vent our emotions before they become toxic and volatile.

Direct download: DR_FRITZ_THURSDAY_4-11-13.mp3
Category:Psychology, health, wellness -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Episode 76 - 4/4/13 - Dr. Fritz and Melissa are talking about BOILING FROG SYNDROME.'s not a formal clinical syndrome. It refers to a tendency to stay in a bad situation much longer than one should. 

Direct download: DR_FRITZ_THURSDAY_4-4-13.mp3
Category:Psychology and education -- posted at: 4:00pm EDT