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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Dust Storm over the plains north of Adelaide South Australia, Febuary 1968. Dust Storm over the plains north of Adelaide South Australia, Febuary 1968. (Sydney Oats/flickr)

On today’s show: industrial hygienist Monona Rossol talks about the dangers of dust and how we can protect ourselves! Gabrielle Selz on her new memoir about growing up in the art world with her father, Peter Selz, who was the chief curator of painting and sculpture at MoMA. Bronx-born Salsa icon Willie Colón talks about his career as a singer, trombonist, composer, producer, actor and director, as well as a civil rights, community, political and health activist. Chef and author Rozanne Gold shares her ideas for making the most of summer fruits and vegetables with simple three-ingredient recipes!

The Dangers of Dust

Dust is almost everywhere, and while most household dust isn't hazardous, dust in factories and in the environment can contain toxins and particles that are dangerous to inhale and are even flammable.

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Growing Up Among Artists in the Heyday of Abstract Expressionism

Gabrielle Selz, whose father was chief curator of painting and sculpture at MoMA, talks about spending her childhood among art and artists in the heyday of Abstract Expressionism.

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Salsa Icon Willie Colón

He's not just a singer, trombonist, composer, producer, actor and director, he's also a civil rights, community, political and health activist.

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Simple, Delicious, Three-Ingredient Recipes for Summer Foods

These ideas make the most of fruits and vegetables in season right now.

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Recipe: Rozanne Gold's Pan-seared Salmon, Creamy Zucchini Sauce

The simplest salmon recipe, with zucchini flowers.

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Rozanne Gold's green corn.

Recipe: Rozanne Gold's Green Corn

Fresh summer corn with basil and lime.

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Recipes: Rozanne Gold's Beetroot Yogurt

A three-ingredient recipe for roasted beets with yogurt.

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