Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
Our broadcast signal serving the St. George (93.9) area is operating in low power mode.
More info.

5/13/11: The Pain Chronicles

<i>Image by <a href=\"\">Nuala</a>/<a href=\"\" target=\"_blank\">Creative Commons</a> via flickr</i>

By Jennifer Napier-Pearce

Salt Lake City, Utah – As mortals, we expect pain, but we also expect it to go away. But sometimes it doesn't. After unexpectedly confronting chronic pain herself, the writer Melanie Thernstrom immersed herself in the topic, exploring how literature, religion, culture and medicine influence the way we view lasting pain and dictate how we deal with it. On Friday, Thernstrom joins Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the evolution of how we perceive pain and the latest research on pain's causes and treatments.

Purchase a CD of today's RadioWest. Please reference show #2070
Sign up for RadioWest Podcasts

Visit one of Salt Lake City's local, independent businesses: Sam Weller's Zion Bookstore, Ken Sanders Rare Books, The King's English
Slowtrain Music, Graywhale CD Exchange

Or shop on-line

for books and music from today's RadioWest. A portion of your purchase benefits KUER.

KUER is listener-supported public radio. Support this work by making a donation today.