About This Show
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. Created by WHYY in Philadelphia, the NPR member station that brought you Fresh Air with Terry Gross.
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How electroconvulsive therapy’s troubled past has colored its modern use
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Elyse Hunt hit rock bottom last summer. She had pummeled deeply into an already serious depression, leaving her bedridden and contemplating suicide. And one point, the condition left her hospitalized. Read more...
Rated 5 out of
Great stories, solid info
I love the Pulse - great info, surprising twists and turns, stuff I never thought about before. It answers questions I never knew I had!
Date published: 2015-11-13