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Health in the Heart and Mind

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Time is Brain

   

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Drink Local

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Replay: Evicted from the Mountains

When Shenandoah National Park was built, hundreds of families were forced off their land. Margaret Marangione (Blue Ridge Community College) says new information has emerged suggesting that some of them were sent to state colonies and sterilized.

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Replay: The Doctors of Nazi Germany

In this hour, we examine Germany in the 20th century, from the subversion of its finest doctors in the Nazi era to the divisions within German culture after the fall …

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Replay: America The Beautiful

In this hour, we look at expressions of American patriotism from the flip side of history. We’ll learn more about African-American music celebrating the nation, the writer Ann Petry, Walt Whitman’s stint as …

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Bringing Home the War Dead

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Replay: Pedal Power

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Landscapes of Longevity

Image via Landscapes of Longevity project Blue zones are areas of the world that have been identified as having the longest expected lifespans. Reuben Rainey and Asa Eslocker (University of Virginia) …

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HIV Education in the African American Church

Since the first case of AIDS was reported in the United States more than 30 years ago, prevention programs have been successful at curbing the number of new cases of …

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Replay: The Get Better Show

Image courtesy Bames24 The spice turmeric may be the spice of life. Aarthi Narayanan (George Mason University) is studying the power of curcumin, a molecule found in turmeric, in stopping …

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Plague After War

Testing samples for the Ebola virus from animals collected in Zaire, 1995. Image via Wikipedia. Fears of an Ebola outbreak in the U.S. have mostly subsided, but in some parts …