Kitty Dukakis and Larry Tye: "Shock" (Avery)

September 21, 2006

Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) can offer immediate relief to some people suffering from severe depression. Kitty Dukakis describes her personal experience and co-author Larry Nye details its recent resurgence as a treatment option.

Nora Ephron: "I Feel Bad About My Neck" (Knopf)

August 7, 2006

Her screenwriting credits include "When Harry Met Sally," "Sleepless in Seattle," "You've Got Mail" and "Silkwood." She also writes about her own life. Nora Ephron presents her latest collection of essays on being a woman and growing...

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.


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.

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