As science continues to make strides in the field of human health, helping us live longer and lead more productive lives, knowing about the latest news and research can help you lead a healthier lifestyle. Being healthy can help reduce your risk of chronic diseases and a host of other afflictions. To help you stay on top of the latest medical news and research, here are a few podcasts to listen to.

Primary Care Today: Hosted by nationally recognized clinical expert and writer Dr. Brian McDonough hosts the interview series about current issues and trends in primary care practice. The podcast features conservations with experts from a range of medical specialties. Recent episodes include, “Millennials and Mental Health,” “The Angry Smile” and “Rethinking Nicotine.” Find it:

Healthcare Tech Talk: Terry Baker and Kelley Hill use their backgrounds in implementing and managing technology, and clinicians who use the technology, respectively, to talk about issues around each technology used in the delivery of healthcare. The podcast features expert guest speakers and cover topics such as advancements in equipment and procedures and electronic health records. Recent episodes included, “Interoperability, the key to precision medicine?” “Big Data enabling Precision Medicine” and “Clinical Alarm management.” Find it:

Docs Outside the Box: As the title says, Docs Outside the Box features the minds and people on the cutting-edge of medical practices. The podcast features interviews with doctors that are building their own legacies in their careers and lives. Recent episodes include, “Financial independence with blogger Physician on Fire,” Drs. Jamil & Idries Abdur-Rahman from Twin Doctors TV” and “Dr. Hala Sabry on motherhood, vulnerability, and Physician Moms Group.” Find it:

ERCAST: Using the perspectives of emergency physicians, ERCAST is a physician-targeted podcast that features a variety of medical practices, consultations, interviews and product reviews. The podcast covers a single issue and tries to give the listener all the relevant elements without overstuffing the brain. Recent episodes include, “Getting Sued,” “When Breath Becomes Air” and “Examining mental health patients.” Find it: