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Caption: Herman (L) and John Heyn
Herman Heyn tells his nephew, John, about spending almost three decades as a street corner astronomer, giving passers-by the chance to look through...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WTJU, and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Aug 28, 2015
  • Length: 02:39
  • Purchases: 3
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Episode topics: Gut health and kidney stones.

  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
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First, in June of 2008, President George W. Bush nominated Ann Dunwoody to four-star general in the US Army: The first woman to ever achieve that r...

Bought by WCNY, Allegheny Mountain Radio, KCMJ Community Radio, WCWP, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: Jun 16, 2015
  • Length: 59:53
  • Purchases: 6
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Dr. David Agus, one of the world's leading cancer physicians and researchers, chronicled innovative steps we can take to prevent illness and prolon...

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: May 29, 2015
  • Length: 07:10
  • Purchases: 1
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First, society's pressure to be thin has morphed into a relentless cultural obsession with weight and body image. Harriet Brown has explores the id...

Bought by WCNY, Allegheny Mountain Radio, KMXT, WCWP, KEDT and more


  • Added: May 19, 2015
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 6
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Scientists are our modern day explorers… they populate lab benches, fume hoods, and field sites all over the world. And many times, their curiosit...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2015
  • Length: 05:20
Caption: Paro the seal, charging by its electronic pacifier , Credit: Angela Johnston
At the Livermore Veteran’s Hospital, there are a few animals residents can see: wild turkeys that run around the grounds, rattlesnakes that hide ou...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 13, 2015
  • Length: 08:27
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: How old do you feel?, Credit: Helen M Bushe: https://www.flickr.com/photos/mistyblue17/14398632876
People who feel younger than their chronological age are also less likely to die.

  • Added: Dec 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Researchers make new inroads into preventing age-related diseases.

  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Both younger and older people can readily learn new information, but older people have a harder time filtering out irrelevant and distracting infor...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Dec 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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First, the era of connectivity floods society with an unending barrage of information. However, there is only a limited capacity in the brain to re...

Bought by WCWP


  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 59:53
  • Purchases: 1
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Healthy people need the flu shot every year, especially to help protect those who are more vulnerable to complications from the virus.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Sep 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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TARGET WEEK: Sept. 22-26, 2014. Named one of the world’s leading innovators in science and technology, decorated doctor and bestselling co-author,...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 1
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How the Spine Affects your Brain with Dr Shannon Parisi

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 16:37
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Scientists turn memories on and off in rats.

  • Added: Jun 08, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Nearly everyone has strong emotional connections to music, and one man realized that our relationship to music might improve the quality of life fo...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and KUOW


  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Radio Curious pays tribute to the life of Dr. Sherwin Nuland, author of several books, including “How We Die,” and “The Wisdom of the Body,” with a...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2014
  • Length: 29:01
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It’s time for the sixty-sixth iteration of the The Mikie Show! Note that’s iterable not irritable, there’s a diff. Yes, join us for a sweet visit w...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2013
  • Length: 28:02
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What happens to our bodies as we age and how can better nutrition and hydration help us age “well?” Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Diet...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2013
  • Length: 28:00
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Julie Hart grew up in Rochester, Minnesota. She went to Carlton College, and has been pursuing her education ever since...to the ends of the earth....

  • Added: Sep 04, 2013
  • Length: 02:15
Caption: Grapefruit and some medications don't mix., Credit: Wikipedia
Grapefruit can interact in potentially dangerous ways with a variety of prescription medications.

Bought by WXDU and KREV-LP


  • Added: Aug 16, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Julie Sabatier interviews Dr. Peter Goodwin, who was instrumental in creating Oregon's "Death with Dignity" law (sometimes referred to as "assisted...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 17:46
  • Purchases: 1
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This journey begins in the deepest recesses of the human brain--the hippocampus, and ends in the memory support unit of a retirement community. It'...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2013
  • Length: 27:22
Caption: A mid 20th century hearing aid from CHF’s collections.
Part three in our series, The Stages of Life, spotlighting the chemistry found in childhood, adulthood, and old age. First, a look at how brain con...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Jul 16, 2013
  • Length: 18:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Sensing an excess of talent in her dog, Pransky, Sue Halpern decided to get certified as a therapy dog team, and began visiting the local nursing h...

Bought by WCNY and WCWP


  • Added: Jun 25, 2013
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 2