Netflix now makes more television than any network in history and the hits keep coming. What’s the secret sauce?
Plastic or the planet? We need to make a choice, or drown in plastic says National Geographic. We’ll dig in.
Fashion icon Kate Spade’s death by suicide has launched a new conversation about women’s mental health.
Two new breast cancer studies out this week. One shows that women who receive chemo might not actually need it. The other looks at immunotherapy. We'll discuss.
Telemedicine as the new house call is getting more traction and patients. Is it good medicine?
Hurricane season approaches. We'll learn what to expect, and what regions will be affected.
The government reported 64 dead in Puerto Rico from last year’s Hurricane Maria. But new research says the toll was thousands higher. We look at why -- and what now.
An 1899 expedition to Alaska found wild beauty and coming environmental calamity. What about now? Best-selling author Mark Adams retraced the trek to find out.
At least 10 were killed at a Texas high school on Friday. Again, the country is mourning, opening up the fraught debate on gun control, school safety, and mental health.
Writer Michael Pollan turns his attention to psychedelic mushrooms and the new science of psychedelics. He joins us.
When calorie counts aren't given to you, is it easy to estimate? Our staff gave it a shot.
Why do women go back to men who hit them? One woman tells her story in the week New York’s Attorney General is forced to resign.
After last fall's Hurricane Irma, the number of sinkholes in Florida is on the rise.
We’ll talk Hawaii's Kilauea eruption and volcanology.
More than a million Americans are sharing their DNA with ancestry websites. That helped the cops find the Golden State Killer. Good police work but troubling implications for privacy.
Amid warming weather, a new report from the CDC warns of a surge in tick-borne diseases. We'll talk about what you can do to prevent them.
Compassion may be the cure. A doctor shares his guide to healing through empathy and listening.
Two big reports on air pollution. One looks at the wold and the other zeroes in on California. We'll look at the big takeaways, and more.
Author Barbara Ehrenreich argues we are killing ourselves to live longer.
How to prepare for the Big One. A seismologist looks at lessons from history—from as far back as Pompeii.