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Air Date: Wed, Apr 15, 2020 9:00 PM
Diabetes is an epidemic that affects 100 million Americans, costing over $350 billion annually. Explore the history and science of this hidden crisis and meet some of the faces behind the statistics whose stories bring insights and hope.
Air Date: Sun, Mar 8, 2020 4:30 PM
Insomnia can be caused by psychiatric and medical conditions, unhealthy sleep habits, specific substances, and/or certain biological factors. No matter the cause, insomnia is the most commonly reported sleep disorder, and can cause incredible disruption in a person’s well-being.
Air Date: Thu, Jan 30, 2020 8:00 PM
Should Hawaiʻi Increase Regulations on Vaping? More State lawmakers are viewing electronic cigarettes as a threat to public health, especially among youth and young adults.
Air Date: Wed, Apr 10, 2019 9:00 PM
A remote, bleak speck of rock in the Pacific, Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, has mystified the world ever since the first Europeans arrived in 1722.
Air Date: Wed, Nov 16, 2016 8:00 PM
This “thug of the savannah” is one the most fearless animals in the world, renowned for its ability to confront grown lions, castrate charging buffalo and shrug off the toxic defenses of stinging bees, scorpions and snakes. Little is known about its behavior in the wild or why it is so aggressive.
Air Date: Wed, Nov 25, 2015 8:00 PM
Animals dance, sing, flirt and compete with everything they’ve got to find and secure a mate. For many, the all-important bonds they share as a couple are what enable the next generation to survive.
Air Date: Wed, Aug 26, 2015 9:00 PM
Diseases that were largely eradicated in the United States a generation ago – including whooping cough, measles and mumps – are returning, in part because nervous parents are skipping their children’s shots. Go around the world to track epidemics, explore the science behind vaccinations and discover the risks of opting out.
Air Date: Wed, Jun 24, 2015 8:00 PM
Today, researchers are discovering that some creatures have mastered skills purportedly restricted to humans. Many are bird brains.