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Head Injuries

The Leonard Lopate Show

Public Defenders; Aleksandar Hemon; Typhoid Mary; and Dr. Robert Lustig on Sugar, Fat, and Health

Thursday, March 28, 2013

We’ll look at the current status of public defenders and the legacy of the Supreme Court decision Gideon v. Wainwright. Aleksandar Hemon talks about growing up in Sarajevo, and watching its destruction from Chicago during the Balkan War. Mary Beth Keane discusses her new novel about Typhoid Mary, called Fever. Dr. Robert Lustig explains how the massive amount of sugar we’re consuming has changed our brain chemistry, affecting what—and how much—we eat.

WNYC News

Federal Funds to Help with the Heat

Sunday, December 11, 2011

WNYC

As temperatures continue to dip, city officials are trying to get the word out that there's federal funds available for New Yorkers who need help paying their heat and gas bills.

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The Takeaway

Head Injuries Hurt Young Athletes

Monday, February 01, 2010

Head injuries among pro football players are much discussed. But a forum in Texas is looking at how much they affect younger sports players. The House Judiciary Committee is in the state today to host a forum on head injuries in high school and college football.

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