For our November Readers' Review: “Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant” by Anne Tyler. As we prepare for holiday gatherings, join Diane and her guests to discuss this master work from the author who has made an art of exploring family love and dysfunction.
Rush Limbaugh’s decision to enter drug rehabilitation has drawn new attention to the problem of prescription drug abuse. A panel shares the most up-to-date information on legally prescribed drugs that are potentially addictive.
- Dr. Nathaniel Katz assistant professor of anesthesia at Harvard Medical School and chairman of the advisory committee to the anesthetic division of the Food and Drug Administration
- Beth Kane-Davidson director of the Addiction Treatment Center at Suburban Hospital
- Barry Meier staff reporter for "The New York Times" and author of "Pain Killer: A 'Wonder' Drug's Trail of Addiction and Death" (Rodale)
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