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Melissa Febos talks about her acclaimed new memoir, Abandon Me. Then we talk with Los Angeles Times business journalist Michael Hiltzik and Nancy A...

  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
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As we approach the shortest days of the year, we take a longing look at the therapeutic aspects of daylight. One researcher found that light therap...

Bought by KENW, WAMC, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio

  • Added: Nov 23, 2016
  • Length: 03:20
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Environmental services worker Jeanna Hibbert scrubs the hospital room to get rid of C-diff bacteria., Credit: Michelle Faust/ Side Effects
The dreaded bacteria C. difficile has a way of spreading through a local health system, causing debilitating diarrhea and thousands of deaths a yea...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WNIN, and WABE

  • Added: Jun 02, 2016
  • Length: 03:41
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Tom Davis, 62, starts his tour of Crown Hill Cemetery at the Before I Die Wall. Davis suffered a heart attack on March 22., Credit: Jake Harper/Side Effects
The original Before I Die Festival was held in Cardiff, Wales in 2013, and the idea has since spread to the U.K. and now, Indianapolis. The purpos...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WABE, and WNIN

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 03:37
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: In eye-popping plaid pants and a pea-green jacket, Dr. Bedlack wears positivity into his office at the Duke ALS clinic., Credit: Avery Hall
ALS: a heartwrenching medical quandary for both doctors and patients. As research progresses, one local doctor takes a positive approach.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio

  • Added: Mar 22, 2016
  • Length: 03:32
  • Purchases: 2
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Doctors Medical Center is the biggest public hospital and is closing on April 21, 2015.

  • Added: May 01, 2015
  • Length: 03:46
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The main prayer hall at Gurdwara Sahib Fremont, the Fremont Sikh temple, is a cavernous room. A beautiful marble center aisle leads to an altar, wh...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2015
  • Length: 08:22
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This week on Interchange, host Alycin Bektesh speaks with Mela Hatchett and Mary Boutain of the Area 10 Agency on Aging about the changing percepti...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2013
  • Length: 59:07
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On Thursday September 26, 2013 IU Health hosted an evidence based seminar on Aging. The talk was broad-ranging, covering topics of longevity, genet...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2013
  • Length: 57:34
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Older people are particularly juicy targets for swindlers and con artists, and the problem's getting worse as more Americans get older.

  • Added: Sep 11, 2013
  • Length: 04:58
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Jaime Sweany gives a short history of the Endwright Center and talks about the programs and impact the center hopes to make in helping the elderly ...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2013
  • Length: 05:03
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According to the National Center on Elder Abuse, state agencies around the country say they are seeing an increase in reports of abuse of elderly p...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2013
  • Length: 09:31
Caption: Canadian couple Cécile Bastin and Sylvain Coté, stand with their realtor, Arnold Porter (left), as they shop for real estate in Phoenix., Credit: Jude Joffe-Block
A provision in the immigration reform proposal would allow wealthy retirees to stay longer in this country without a visa. This could be a boon to ...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2013
  • Length: 03:51
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Generational discussion on Preventive Medicine

  • Added: May 28, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: The Cannon Point neighborhood is like nowhere else., Credit: Google Maps
Cannon Point is a one-block stretch in Broward County, Florida, with the highest concentration of mental health assisted-living facilities in the s...

Bought by PRX Remix, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUT, KUOW, and WAMC

  • Added: May 04, 2011
  • Length: 07:51
  • Purchases: 5
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Dr. Mary Jane Koren, vice president for the Picker-Commonwealth Fund Long-Term Quality Improvement Program, joins us today.

  • Added: Apr 13, 2011
  • Length: 25:50
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Americans around the country are struggling in this recession. But in southern West Virginia, coal-mining communities have been living with econom...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2011
  • Length: 06:03
Caption: Walter Breuning just days before his 114th birthday, Credit: Emilie Ritter
Walter Breuning is believed to be the world's oldest man. He was born in 1896...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2010
  • Length: 04:56
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A generational discussion comparing unemployment then and now.

  • Added: Jun 06, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
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Vitamin D is credited with staving off falls, lowering the risk of heart disease, cancer and high blood pressure. Does it work?

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio

  • Added: May 25, 2010
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Crime is discussed between the older, middle and younger generations.

Bought by KVSC

  • Added: Sep 05, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Montana Supreme Court, Credit: Emilie Ritter
The Montana Supreme Court will weigh in on physician assisted suicide.

Bought by WAMC

  • Added: Sep 02, 2009
  • Length: 03:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Federal stimulus checks are arriving for retired railroad workers, veterans and people on Social Security Disability and SSI. Rogi Riverstone inte...

  • Added: May 08, 2009
  • Length: 04:23
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Laugh at your economic problems, everyone else does?

  • Added: Oct 13, 2008
  • Length: 04:59
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Curtis Ring sells off all his goats: this story presents an intimate look at what is happening to farmers across the country

Bought by Remix Radio and The Nature Podcast

  • Added: Sep 10, 2008
  • Length: 08:04
  • Purchases: 2