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Bodies

KCRW, Allison Behringer

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“What’s wrong with me?” Each episode of this documentary series begins as a medical mystery. But once you peel back the layers, more questions emerge.
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Unraveling

31:59 | Oct 17th, 2018

In a lot of ways, menopause is like puberty. Your hormones are changing and setting off a whole host of bodily changes. It’s something that happens to half the population, but still, it’s full of mysteries. In this episode we hear from Lisa...
Refusing to Feed

33:45 | Oct 3rd, 2018

New parents have one job: keep the baby alive. But what happens when the baby won’t eat? Vivian Chen is a trained family doctor, but when she can’t figure out what’s wrong with her own newborn, she must reckon with the shortcomings of her...
The Bodies Award

15:03 | Sep 19th, 2018

Host Allison Behringer plays the three finalists from the KCRW Radio Race “Bodies Award.” She takes us behind the scenes and explains why she chose these short stories. Each piece was created by independent producers in just one day as part of...
Other Than

27:43 | Sep 5th, 2018

Jeromey is sixteen when the hair appears on her cheeks. She thinks she’s transforming into a monster. Stuck in a world where beauty begets womanhood, Jeromey creates her own sexuality and power. To learn more and to share your own story, visit our...
Anxious Mess

33:42 | Aug 22nd, 2018

For Reese, the hum of daily life isn't a hum at all. It's exhausting, disorienting and always out of her grasp. What people assume about her work as a stripper is just one of the false assumptions that she must overcome. It isn’t until she starts...
Bleeding

36:36 | Aug 8th, 2018

KalaLea has terrible, awful periods. But don’t a lot of women? Well, yes and no. After more than a decade of suffering, KalaLea discovers that the cause of the pain is common for Black women like herself, but far from normal. Join the conversation...
Sex Hurts

33:50 | Jul 25th, 2018

For Bodies host Allison Behringer, sex suddenly becomes painful. This is her journey to find out why.  Join the conversation in our Facebook group at:  www.facebook.com/groups/BodiesPodcast/ . Nothing is off the table, and everyone is welcome.
Bodies Trailer

02:29 | Jul 23rd, 2018

“What’s wrong with me?” Bodies is a new documentary series that begins as a medical mystery. But once you peel back the layers, more questions emerge.