Health

Premature Babies

June 28, 2006

In the U.S., each year 500,000 babies are born prematurely. The number has increased 30 percent since 1983. Diane talks with the mother of premature twins, with one of the Senate sponsors of the "Preemie Bill," and with the president of...

Fighting Childhood Obesity

June 19, 2006

Rising childhood obesity rates spawn efforts to get junk food out of schools, but behavioral changes are lagging public awareness.

A Conversation with Art Buchwald

June 8, 2006

Nearly four months after refusing potentially life-extending treatment for his failing kidneys, Art Buchwald is alive against all expectations. Diane visits with him at the hospice where he's been staying before he leaves to write a book...

Senator Gordon Smith

April 24, 2006

The Republican senator from Oregon talks about his son's losing battle with depression and issues before the Senate.

Susan Miller: "Be Heard the First Time" (Capital Books)

April 13, 2006

A voice expert offers seven keys to effective public speaking.

David Hyde Pierce

April 5, 2006

The award-winning actor talks about his latest projects and work with the Alzheimer's Association.

Autism

April 3, 2006

Autism affects one in every 166 children living in the United States. Diane and her guests discuss what is known about the disorder, possible treatments, and a new national database to help aid in education and understanding of autism.

NIH Director Elias Zerhouni

March 15, 2006

The Director of the National Institutes for Health discusses his agencies fight against cancer and other health topics in the news.

Susan Foster: "Women Under the Influence" (Johns Hopkins)

February 23, 2006

A new study examines substance abuse by American women of all ages, why they get addicted more easily than their male counterparts, and what can be done about it.

Governor of Arkansas Mike Huckabee

February 9, 2006

A diagnosis of type 2 diabetes convinced Governor Mike Huckabee to lose 110 pounds and take control of his health. As the new chairman of the National Governors Association, he hopes to get Americans to lead healthier, more active lives...

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