This week's Please Explain is all about how exposure to the sun affects our skin--from tanning to sunburn, from freckles to skin cancers. Dr. Jennifer Stein, of NYU Langone Medical Center's Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology, talks about UV rays, sunscreen, and the cell damage that exposure to the sun causes over time.
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07/25/2014 at 07:15 PM
Another installment of our ongoing series of "Radio Roulette" segments, where callers get to ask a question — but only if they answer another listener's question first. This time: Call to get advice about your relationship — whether it's with a romantic partner, family member, or friend — and to give advice to a perfect stranger, that they just might take you up on.
07/25/2014 at 06:00 PM
Music teachers Ravideen Ramsamooj, his wife, Bharati Ramsamooj, and son Avi Ramsamooj, talk about founding the East Indian Music Academy, a not-for-profit school that promotes Indian culture and spiritual awareness through music, language, and other art forms, and has played an important role in the Indo-Caribbean community in New York City.
The cost of vaccines has gone from single digits to sometimes triple digits in the last two decades, creating dilemmas for doctors and patients and straining public health budgets. Some doctors have even stopped offering immunizations because they say they cannot afford them to because insurers often reimburse poorly. Elisabeth Rosenthal talks about the situation. Her article in the July 2 edition of The New York Times, “The Price of Prevention: Vaccine Costs Are Soaring,” is part of her ongoing series “Paying Till It Hurts.”
Private Adam Winfield was a 21-year-old soldier in Afghanistan when he attempted, with the help of his father, to alert the military to war crimes his platoon was committing. But Winfield's pleas went unheeded. Filmmaker Dan Krauss tells the story in his documentary “The Kill Team,” looks at the devastating moral tensions soldiers' are forced to cope with. “The Kill Team” opens July 25 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center's Elinore Bunin Munroe Film Center.
July 25 (Bloomberg) -- David Strasser, managing director at Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, says real wages continue to lag for lower-income consumers. Strasser talks with Bloomberg’s Tom Keene on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Surveillance."
07/25/2014 at 05:45 PM
Vincent, Michael, Elio and Michele review a new fluorogenic diagnostic test for tuberculosis bacteria, and the role of a metalloprotease in helping a fungus invade the central nervous system.
07/25/2014 at 05:15 PM
In 1987 a Palestinian uprising began in Gaza - it became known as the Intifada.
07/25/2014 at 05:00 PM