Health

Wellness Programs In The Workplace

July 24, 2013

A growing number of companies are pushing employees to join programs that monitor obesity, blood pressure and heart health. Diane and her guests discuss the effectiveness of wellness programs.

Richard Cohen: "Sugar Love: A Not-So Sweet Story"

Richard Cohen: "Sugar Love: A Not-So Sweet Story"

July 23, 2013

The bittersweet history of sugar: why we crave it, how our bodies evolved to process it and what it’s doing to our health today.

Dr. Sid Wolfe: Consumer Health Advocate

Dr. Sid Wolfe: Consumer Health Advocate

July 16, 2013

Dr. Sid Wolfe on the effort to ensure the safety of prescription drugs and his 40-year career as a consumer health advocate.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

July 12, 2013

House Republicans overwhelmingly resist comprehensive immigration overhaul. President Barack Obama's nominee to head the FBI answers questions about domestic surveillance. And the Boston Marathon bombing suspect pleads not guilty. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top domestic news stories.

Concerns About Caffeinated Energy Drinks, Candy And Snacks

Concerns About Caffeinated Energy Drinks, Candy And Snacks

June 27, 2013

Debate over the health effects of caffeinated energy drinks, candy and snacks. Companies argue they are safe, but critics say they shouldn't be marketed to children.

Health Insurance Exchanges

June 20, 2013

Open enrollment for health insurance through state exchanges begins Oct. 1. The push to get the systems up and running and Americans signed up.

Making Better End-Of-Life Care Decisions

Making Better End-Of-Life Care Decisions

June 17, 2013

Most Americans say they want to die at home, but few actually do. How movies made by two Harvard doctors can help patients make better end-of-life decisions.

Lionel Shriver: "Big Brother"

June 12, 2013

The subject of food can be a minefield in today’s society. Novelist Lionel Shriver on the strain an obese brother puts on his family.

Infidelity And How It  Affects Marriage, Children And Families

Infidelity And How It Affects Marriage, Children And Families

June 10, 2013

An estimated 40 percent of married couples in America experience at least one incident of infidelity. Why people cheat, how extramarital affairs affect the whole family and understanding the consequences of infidelity.

Scientific Advances In Prosthetic Limbs (Rebroadcast)

Scientific Advances In Prosthetic Limbs (Rebroadcast)

May 27, 2013

How technological and medical advances in prosthetic limbs are changing lives.

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