Health, Science & The Environment

Health
12:00 am
Mon October 31, 2011

Radio Rounds: Zombie MD

Hosts John Corker and Casey McCluskey speak with special guest, Dr. Steven Schlozman, the world’s foremost authority on Zombie neurobiology.  Dr. Schlozman is a clinical psychologist, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School, and an expert on the inner workings of the living dead.

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Health
4:46 pm
Fri October 28, 2011

More Seniors Use Food Banks During Down Economy

Karen Kasler

Food pantries around the state say they’re seeing unprecedented numbers of senior citizens needing help. Activists from across the state met for a summit on dealing with hunger among seniors today. Lisa Hamler-Fugitt with the Ohio Association of Second Harvest Food Banks says many seniors aren’t able to take care of their nutrition needs, which she says will cost Medicare and other programs in the long run.

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Nature
12:27 pm
Tue October 25, 2011

Poor Will's Almanack: October 25 - 31, 2011

Flickr Creative Commons user Ramson

Poor Will’s Almanack for the Third Week of Middle Fall.

Wendell Berry wrote about today:

The woods is shining this morning. 
Red, gold and green, the leaves
lie on the ground or fall,
hang full of light in the air still.

In this third week of Middle Fall, the oaks and the osage, white mulberries, magnolias, ginkgoes and the late black and sugar maples move towards full color and many woodlots still shine in the morning, red, gold and green.

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Health
12:00 am
Mon October 24, 2011

Radio Rounds: American Medicine, Global Healing

Dr. Meg Sullivan, an American Pediatrician serving as Timmy Global Health's Medical Director in Guatemala, will share stories of her amazing work practicing medicine in another part of the world.

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Health
4:40 pm
Wed October 19, 2011

Smoking Ban Goes Before The Supreme Court

The state’s four year old ban on smoking in most indoor places came before the Ohio Supreme Court today. Ohio Public Radio’s Karen Kasler says it’s being framed as a case pitting the rights of private property owners against a popular public health crusade.

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