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Obamacare Rollout; Sequester Cuts; Amsterdam Bikes

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Sarah Kliff of the Washington Post checks in on the progress of the roll-out of the Affordable Care Act, and what the policy will mean for women. Plus: a look at what the sequester cuts means for research labs in the area. Then, details from the Save the Children report about conditions for mothers and newborns around the world; what New York City can learn from Amsterdam’s bike culture; and the growing culture of domesticity.

The Brian Lehrer Show

Feeding Babies Too Early

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Researchers at the CDC were surprised to find that 40% of mothers reported feeding solid food to babies under 4 months old; the recommended age is 6 months old. Sally Findleyprofessor of Clinical Population and Family Health and of Clinical Sociomedical Sciences at Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, discusses the reasons health guidelines for children are sometimes unknown or ignored.

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MIT Invents A Machine That Can Look At Batman's Face And See His Heart Beating

Thursday, February 28, 2013

A new video technology that amplifies small color changes and slight movements can, when pointed at people, tell what's going on inside.

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