America’s opioid crisis was the talk of the campaign trail. It’s still growing. What now?
President Obama’s EPA Chief Gina McCarthy joins us to look at President Trump’s early moves on the environment.
Shocking the brain to treat depression. Does it work? Former presidential candidate Mike Dukakis and his wife Kitty say it saved her life. They join us.
A 21 year-old gay man abstains from sex for a year so he can donate blood. That’s the law, but is that what it takes to keep the blood supply safe? We’ll look at science, fear and blood.
Still coming to grips with sugar. Author Gary Taubes says we’re still in denial.
the crack in the Antarctic ice shelf grows by 11 miles. We’ll look at what’s coming, and talk with physicist Helen Czerski about the dynamics of the world around us.
The Botox explosion. It’s not just for wrinkles anymore. Migraines, depression. We’ll track the spreading use of Botox.
The secret life of fat. The latest science on America’s unending battle.
Do your friends actually like you? Researchers say half the time, probably not. A conversation about perceptions of friendship.
Human transplants. Hand, face, uterus, even head transplants in the news now. We’ll look at the widening frontier of transplant surgeries.
“Lab Girl”, the powerful new memoir of a female scientist — geobiologist Hope Jahren -- on life and love.
The president-elect and the environment. His pick to run the EPA is a close ally of fossil fuel companies and questions climate change? What can we expect?
Exxon Mobil’s climate policy is under attack from its founding family, the Rockefellers. They’re with us. So is Exxon.
Addiction in the family. How to spot it, how to respond and help. The U.S. Surgeon General joins us.
Election earthquake. President-Elect Trump. Clinton’s stunning defeat. Protests and calls for unity. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
A birth control shot for men. Studies cut short after hormonal side-effects. Women say, “What?!” We’ll take a look at the future of male contraception.
US-Russia nuclear tensions have risen sharply. Agreements failing. New deployments. We’ll look at the challenge for the next president.
GMO crops were supposed to accelerate increases in crop yields and decrease pesticide use. A new investigation says neither is true.
The investigative team at ProPublica wants you to know what Facebook knows about you. It’s more than you can imagine.
Is it time to clean out your medicine cabinet? We’ll look at the new push to get you to take fewer medications. It’s called “deprescribing.”