PodMed – Week of August 1, 2016


This week’s topics include the cost of physical inactivity, the mortality impact of sedentary behavior, behavioral activation for depression, and skin inspections for skin cancer.

Program notes:

0:32 Mortality and physical inactivity
1:33 If you sit for 8 hours increased mortality by 58%
2:33 Looked at over a million individuals
3:31 You have to do 60-95 minutes
3:44 Global economic burden of inactivity
4:44 Physical activity declining worldwide
5:11 Behavioral activation for depression
6:11 Go out to exercise or go out to dinner
7:11 May have applicability widely
7:25 USPSTF recommendations for skin inspection
8:25 Only about 50% with dermatologists
9:12 Inspect even scalp
10:08 End

Related blog:https://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2016/07/29/exercise/