Hi, I'm Maiken Scott, host of WHYY's The Pulse.  We really hope that you'll play a role in shaping the show, and what we cover. We'd love to hear from you. Do you have personal stories of illness, recovery or healing that you'd like to share for our segment "Patient Files"? Something that really irks you about healthcare? Heard about new science research, or a new trend? Comment below or tweet us @WHYYThePulse. And listen to us on 90.9 FM on Fridays at 9 a.m., or Sundays at 10 a.m. (rebroadcast).

We are proud to announce that The Pulse took home three awards in the 2013 Pennsylvania AP Broadcasters Association contest. Here's more info