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New Studies in Palliative Care

New Studies in Palliative Care

August 24, 2010

Palliative care can be a powerful therapy for the pain and stress of serious illness. A new study shows it not only improves the quality of life, it actually extends it.

Navigating the not-so-friendly skies

Navigating the not-so-friendly skies

August 9, 2010

Traveling by plane was once an experience to be savored. Today, it's long lines, crowded planes, fewer frills and more and more fees. Our guests will offer tips for flying the not-so-friendly-skies.

Motown Legend Smokey Robinson

Motown Legend Smokey Robinson

July 20, 2010

Smokey Robinson has been called "America's poet laureate of love." The Motown legend on his fifty years in the music industry, the addiction that nearly ended his career and co-writing thousands of songs.

Running in America

Running in America

July 12, 2010

Millions of Americans run to lose weight, stay in shape or relieve stress. But many suffer injuries that keep them off the road and out of commission. A look at barefoot running and other trends gaining traction.

The Parking Garage

The Parking Garage

July 7, 2010

Parking garages have been part of the urban landscape for more than a century. How this often-maligned structure contributes to civic life and expands the future of transportation, architecture, and design.

Environmental Outlook: Electric Cars

Environmental Outlook: Electric Cars

July 6, 2010

The Environmental Outlooks Series: how electric cars could reduce our dependence on fossil fuels.

Starting Over After Late-Life Divorce

Starting Over After Late-Life Divorce

July 1, 2010

Al and Tipper Gore's recent split has put divorce back in the news. Many long-term married couples are making the decision to go their separate ways -- possibly for another two or three decades. A conversation about the unique challenges...

The Power of Meditation

The Power of Meditation

June 22, 2010

Millions of Americans practice some form of meditation to promote relaxation and reduce stress. But claims for greater health benefits are in need of further study. The power of meditation.

Donald Miller: "Father Fiction"

Donald Miller: "Father Fiction"

June 17, 2010

About 27 million American boys are being raised without a father in the house. One man's experience growing up fatherless and his efforts to help boys facing similar challenges.

Dealing with a Parent's Early Death

Dealing with a Parent's Early Death

June 8, 2010

The long-term emotional scars from losing a parent in childhood.

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