Living on Earth is an environmental news and information program. Each week host Steve Curwood guides the listener through a mix of news, features, interviews and commentary on a broad range of ecological issues.
The Pulse – January 24, 2014
A now-famous map made in 1855 used simple data to trace a cholera outbreak back to a single communal water pump, proving the effectivenes
Air Date: January 24, 2014
The Pulse – January 17, 2014
Bedbugs have made a comeback in recent years, spawning stress and anxiety for those combatting home infestations. We hear from the scient
Air Date: January 17, 2014
The Pulse – January 10, 2014
It’s a very uncomfortable decision – how do you want to die? A Philadelphia pilot program is offering very sick patients a ch
Air Date: January 10, 2014
The Pulse – January 3, 2014
As the NFL enters its post-season march toward the Super Bowl, we take a look into the science behind sports-related concussions. Can new
Air Date: January 3, 2014
The Pulse – December 27, 2013
Why is it so hard to get a man to a doctor’s appointment? Excuses range from not having the time, to not wanting to appear weak, to
Air Date: December 27, 2013
The Pulse – December 20, 2013
Two decades after the release of the Oscar-winning movie “Philadelphia,” we take a look back at the film’s legacy, its
Air Date: December 20, 2013
The Pulse – December 13, 2013
On The Pulse this week, we take a look at a new law in the state of Delaware that calls for stiffer penalties for non-nurse midwives
Air Date: December 13, 2013
The Pulse – December 6, 2013
This week on The Pulse, we look into why medical bills are so expensive and hard to understand.
We also hear one man’s excr
Air Date: December 6, 2013
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