Health, Science & The Environment

Nature
11:14 am
Tue December 6, 2011

Poor Will's Almanack: December 6 - 12, 2011

Bristles on a Comfrey Leaf
Flickr Creative Commons user graibeard

Poor Will’s Almanack for the First Week of Early Winter.

My diaries have become timetables, lists of annual events in nature. The obsession with detail is sufficient in itself; it is a peaceful neurosis of record taking. But I often think the notebooks ought to be useful for something other than tracking the seasons.

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Health
12:00 am
Mon December 5, 2011

Radio Rounds: Dr. Edlow's Deadly Dinner Party

Physicians have long been compared with detectives, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes, was himself a physician. This episode features Dr. Jonathan Edlow from Harvard-affiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, author of "The Deadly Dinner Party" -- a collection of medical detective stories.

Nature
11:32 am
Tue November 29, 2011

Poor Will's Almanack: November 30 - December 5, 2011

Junco
Flickr Creative Commons user Moosicorn

This is Bill Felker with Poor Will’s Almanack for the Final Week of Late Fall.

I always feel an excitement, a suspense in the last days of Late Autumn. What sometimes seems simply a graying or browning of the landscape is a shell or framework on which to weave new tapestries and textures.

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Health
5:23 pm
Mon November 28, 2011

Springfield Clinic Offers Low Cost Health Care

A clinic in Springfield is offering an alternative approach to affordable health care. It is one of the first of its kind in the Miami Valley. And as WYSO's Wayne Baker reports, it is eliminating the role of insurance companies to keep costs low.

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Health
12:00 am
Mon November 28, 2011

Radio Rounds: Saving the Safety Net

Our latest episode features special guest Dr. Sharon Sherlock, Executive Director for Reach Out Dayton.  The Reach Out Dayton clinic provides free medical care to residents of Montgomery County, Ohio who find themselves without health insurance. 

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