'I'd Be Really Cautious At This Time': Epidemiologist On COVID Uptick And Easter Week
Dr. Simone Wildes is an infectious disease expert at the South Shore Health network who also serves on Gov. Baker's COVID-19 vaccine advisory group. She joined WBUR Morning Edition host Bob Oakes to discuss the threat to Massachusetts.
WBUR Town Hall RECAP: How Acting on Climate Change Can Prevent Future Pandemics
WBUR senior environment editor Barbara Moran speaks with Dr. Aaron Bernstein, pediatrician at Boston's Children's Hospital and director of the Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment at the...
Biden Wants New Ban On Assault-Style Weapons. What Lessons Were Learned From The '90s?
Advocates face steep odds getting a new ban through Congress. If they can succeed, they hope to avoid a repeat...
Several Countries Curb Use Of AstraZeneca Vaccine Use Amid Blood Clot Concerns
Rare, but potentially fatal blood clots linked to the AstraZeneca vaccine has lead to several countries limiting its use in...
Michigan Sees Surge In COVID-19 Among Children
There's an alarming spike in COVID-19 cases among children in Michigan. We speak with Dr. Bishara Freij, chief of Pediatric...
COVID Family Reunions Are Mostly Joyful. For Those With Dementia, It Gets Complicated
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Gus Noble, community president at Caledonia Senior Living and Memory Care in North Riverside, Illinois,...
Episode 1: Doomed If You Diet, Doomed If You Don’t
The first episode of the podcast "Food, We Need To Talk" begins with the great dilemma: "You're doomed if you diet, doomed if you don't."
Episode 2: Good Food, Bad Food
Even children tend to refer to "good food" and "bad food." The "Food, We Need To Talk" co-hosts break down this idea.
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