An interview with former FDA commissioner, Dr. David A. Kessler, about his book "The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite," a book that reveals just how the food industry is fueling the country's dangerous and costly eating epidemic
Building Bone Vitality: A Simple, Sensible, Scientific Approach to Preventing Osteoporosis
An interview with Amy Lanou, the author of Building Bone Vitality. Learn the dietary keys to osteoporosis prevention, the problems with the calcium hypothesis, and a wealth of other bone-health information.
Is the annual Village Building Convergence relevant in today's economic climate?
This week, the 9th annual Village Building Convergence starts in Portland. Coming together under the them "Powered by the People," Portlanders will work on projects ranging from water catchment systems and intersection painting to native plant gardening and cob benches. But with record job and home loss rocking the metropolitan area, is the convergence still relevant? Even in good times, how much community voice does the convergence really create?
Host Roberta Hall interviews Dr. Chunhuei Chi, who is from Taiwan. He talks about economic disparities and other social issues that make health in a society worse and about ways that health care can be restructured. He has advised the Taiwanese government as it developed, and later restructured, its national health plan.
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