Leo Duran

Associate Producer

Leo Duran appears in the following:

Kids and Antipsychotic Drugs: Are We Over-Prescribing?

Thursday, September 02, 2010

As parents struggle with their children's behavior, more and more doctors are turning to antipsychotic drugs. According to a Columbia University study, the numer of two-five year-olds prescribed antipsychotic drugs doubled between 200 and 2007, with only 40 percent of those children had received a proper mental health assessment. Do our little ones need this much medication?


A Caramel deLite by Any Other Name...

Wednesday, March 31, 2010


Do-si-whats? Anyone else know what a Tagalong is? Me either, so when Kim and Melissa joined us for a great interview on repurposing Girl Scout cookies, I got confused.

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Dear TV Networks... (Re: 'Lost')

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

TV execs, we know it must be hard to give up a cash cow. But before the milk turns sour, know when to call it quits.

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Drinking to Disaster?

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

It's a situation reminiscent of the old line: "Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink."  A new report from our partner, The New York Times, says that might be a fair descript...


Veterans on Continuing Afghanistan Mission

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

We continue our conversation with veterans about what they expect to hear from President Obama in tonight's speech on Afghanistan, and how they think the strategy will play out on the...

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Iran's Nuclear Chess Game Continues

Monday, November 30, 2009

Iran announced yesterday it wouldn't comply with a demand by the United Nations' nuclear agency to stop work on a once-secret nuclear fuel enrichment plant, and said it would construc...


Is Raising Boys and Girls Really That Different?

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Parents have a lot to worry about: what their kids eat, where to send them to school and how to rear them, just for starters. Compounding the mysteries of parenting is the debate over...

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Reactions to President's Nobel Peace Prize Win

Friday, October 09, 2009

President Barack Obama has won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize for “his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples,” according to the Nobel...

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Your Stories from Eight Years in Afghanistan

Friday, October 09, 2009

As we've been marking the eighth anniversary of the war in Afghanistan, we've found that people can think about the war in vastly different ways, depending on how close they are. We h...


President Obama Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Friday, October 09, 2009

President Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize early this morning for “his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples,” according to the No...


Housing: Your Block, Your Stories

Monday, September 28, 2009

After four straight months of rising sales on the housing front — good news for the economy — those numbers slipped downward for August. From an economist's point of view, the economy...


We Asked, You Answered: Got Health Care?

Friday, September 25, 2009

As the political parties (and lobbyists, natch) debate health reform, real people are stuck in the middle. Over the weeks (and months) that the health care debate has gone on (and on)...


America: Land of the Free, Home of the Complainer

Friday, September 11, 2009

One of our listeners, DJ, called up the other day to point out that America, land of the free, is also the land of the complainer. And this week it definitely showed. From the missed ...

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We'd Like to Introduce to You the DIY Beatles

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Cover your ears! Starting today, legions of gamers around the country will be able to sing – and play – their own version of Beatles songs, thanks to a special edition of the game Roc...

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The Sounds of the Financial Crisis

Monday, September 07, 2009

The first of the major bank bailouts happened one year ago today. We listen to what the financial crisis sounded like as it happened — immediately before and immediately after.


Marking the 70th Anniversary of World War II

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

World War II leaders will join together today for ceremonies marking the 70th anniversary of the start of the conflict in Europe. Among the leaders are German Chancellor Angela Merkel...


King of The Sidekicks: Farewell to Ed McMahon

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Entertainer Ed McMahon has died at the age of 86. He was recently hospitalized in Los Angeles for pneumonia, and also suffered from cancer. McMahon was famous for his role on the "...


Partners: Obama Will Extend Same-Sex Benefits

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

President Obama will sign a presidential memorandum today to extend benefits to same-sex partners of federal employees as far as allowed under the Defense of Marriage Act. It's a surp...


Rudy Maxa answers your flu-related travel questions

Monday, April 27, 2009

In the wake of an outbreak in swine flu in Mexico that has been spreading, a health official for the European Union urged Europeans to avoid non-essential travel to the United States ...


Angry dogs, sex drugs and $880,000 face cream: John Waters gives The Takeaway a private art tour

Tuesday, April 07, 2009

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