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Though considered somewhat rare, Measles is a dangerous and extremely contagious disease that needs to be taken seriously. In early 2019 the disease returned to news headlines as there was a measles outbreak in the Pacific Northwest.

This week on Science on the Radio, Dr Marvin Druger will address the dangerous disease. You'll hear how the disease is the spread, the most common symptoms and the best way to prevent the measles. 


The search for the man believed to be the 'father of medicine' dates back to 5th century BC with a man named Hippocartes. His theories include what inbalances cause indiviudals to develop certain illnesses. He also was the first to theorize that diseases were caused naturally and not supernaturally.

Dr. Marvin Druger explores the man known as the father of mediicne this week on Science on the Radio.


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This week on Science on the Radio Dr. Marvin Druger discusses Mosquitoes. These little insects are capable of not only robbing you of some blood but also passing on various diseases. Dr. Druger explains the history of the mosquito and how they came to carry those diseases.

You can hear Science on the Radio every Wednesday Night at 8:30 PM on WAER.

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This week on Science on the Radio Dr. Marvin Druger addresses the issue of Alzheimer's Disease. You'll found out how the disease was originally discovered, how many people are impacted by the disease in the United States, and newly emerging treatments. 

You can hear Science on the Radio each Wednesday Night at 8:30 on WAER.