Health & Medicine

These stories range from personal to public health, from medical research to the practices and business of health care

Arts, Culture & Media

Lucy

In Damien Atkins' play "Lucy," an anthropologist named Vivian gets custody of her severely autistic daughter. Vivian's approach to Lucy's condition leads her to an extreme hypothesis: that autism isn't a disorder ?- it's the evolution of the species. Produced by Eric Molinsky.

Health & Medicine

Cigarette ads

Faith and Fair Game news analyst Matt Pack present three new cigarette ad campaigns and ask you, the listener, to decide which are real.

Environment

U.N. World Water Day

March 22nd is Water Day, designated by the United Nations as a time to call attention to water woes around the world. Host Bruce Gellerman talks with Paul Faeth, executive director of Global Water Challenge, about some of the work non-profits are doing to bring water to communities in the developing world.

Environment

Wealth and health

When it comes to your personal health, diet and exercise are great but your salary and zip code could be bigger factors in how long you will live. That's the message behind the new PBS series 'Unnatural Causes, Is Inequality Making us Sick?' Host Bruce Gellerman speaks with Llewellyn Smith, co-executive producer of the series.

Health & Medicine

Stan Brock

Faith talks to Stan Brock, the founder of Remote Area Medical, a relief organization that provides free health care to poor people both at home and abroad.

Environment

INSpot.org

Faith talks to Deb Levine, executive director of INSpot, a web site that allows people to notify past sexual partners that they might have an STD.

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