The heat wave that gripped much of the U.S. put a strain on the power grid with hundreds of thousands in New York and Michigan losing power. We look at the reliability of the power grid with Julie McNamara of the Union of Concerned Scientists. Also, Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Ben Levi Ross and Jessica Phillips, who star in the national tour of the Tony-winning musical, "Dear Evan Hansen." And, researchers at the University of Michigan found that patients are being prescribed opioids for ankle sprains. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's July 22, 2019 full broadcast. You can read and hear more at hereandnow.org, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.
This program aired on July 22, 2019.