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The Atlantic hurricane season is here — that time of the year when tropical storms whip their way in from the sea, cutting paths of des
Air Date: June 15, 2018
We have dogs to thank for pacemakers. We probably should be a little grateful to mice for the development of chemotherapy. Cows helped us
Air Date: June 8, 2018
On this week’s show, we talk with people taking their health and wellness into their own hands — with varying results.
Air Date: June 1, 2018
A gun can change a moment, a life, a family, an entire neighborhood. Like a catalyst in a chemical reaction, guns have a unique ability t
Air Date: May 25, 2018
We like to romanticize farming – but the truth is that it’s tough, complicated, sometimes dangerous work. Technology has made som
Air Date: May 18, 2018
Giving birth. Giving support and feeling a fierce love. Being there. Being exhausted. It’s all part of being a mom. To mark Mother&
Air Date: May 11, 2018
When it comes to scientific knowledge, we’re selective about who and what we believe. But, how do we get to a place of knowing? We hear
Air Date: May 4, 2018
Diabetes costs more healthcare dollars than any other disease in the United States. But beyond the huge financial price tag — diabetes
Air Date: April 27, 2018
As Kermit the Frog once said — it’s not easy being green. Amid challenges like pollution, deforestation and climate change, engaging
Air Date: April 20, 2018
For a long time disability meant one thing — limitations. Think about the word disabled: its literal meaning is broken, not functioning
Air Date: April 13, 2018
On this episode, we explore one of our most important and amazing human tools. What does neuroscience tell us about how language works, a
Air Date: April 6, 2018
You know what they say — when the going gets tough, the tough get going. But what are the factors that decide whether we bend or break?
Air Date: March 30, 2018
Technology helps us run our lives, do our jobs, get directions and keep track of our calendars. Right? Or, is technology taking control o
Air Date: March 23, 2018
Whether you’re fixing a leaky toilet or a busted iPhone, there’s no satisfaction quite like doing it yourself. On this week
Air Date: March 16, 2018
Bruises. Burns. Lesions. Lacerations. Wounds can be dangerous, painful, even gruesome. But they also represent our ability to survive and
Air Date: March 9, 2018
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