Health, Science & Environment

10:00 The Mayo Clinic Diet is a new science-based weight loss plan that emphasizes lifelong healthy habits. Join us on this hour of "All Sides" to discuss its requirements and benefits. Guest

11:00 “One hundred years ago, a baby had a 50 percent chance of dying,â€? Dr. Lawrence Dorr explained. “In 1900, the life expectancy was 47 years. Tuberculosis (TB) was the biggest killer of man through all history until 1950..." Today on the show, we'll hear about advances throughout medical history. Guest:

Drought Devastation

Jul 25, 2011

Bone-Dry conditions across nearly a third of the lower 48 states are leading some farmers to run their wells dry to irrigate fields...and forcing ranchers to sell off entire herds of cattle. From Florida to Arizona, a drought has reached historic levels in the U.S. We’re not alone. Around the globe, drought conditions are causing famine in the horn of Africa, in England and elsewhere. What causes drought and why does it persist? We'll discuss this and more today on All Sides with Ann Fisher. Guests:

Our ancient ancestors battled the elements, and were prey as well as predator. Before agriculture, they hunted and gathered their food from what roamed and grew wild. Their lives were short, but the types of food probably weren’t as much of a challenge as the shortage of food. And they didn’t appear to suffer from diabetes, obesity and other food related ailments.

Maintaining "Fluffy's" health can be an expensive task; especially when it's more than just fleas bothering your pet companion. Today we'll talk about answers to your pet ailment questions, and ways that might save you from expensive trips to the vet. Learn how to help your dog, cat, or other animal live a healthy and happy life. Thank you gifts for your donations:

As the cost of health care rises, people often look for more natural ways to maintain good health. We'll discuss  safe and effective therapies from complementary and alternative medicine strategies. Ways in which you can maintain health and wellness with natural-healing wisdom to help prevent against serious illness. Thank you gifts for your donations:

Ohio and the Global Clean Energy Race

Apr 27, 2011

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid returned on Monday from from a week-long visit to China, after meeting with high-ranking Chinese officials. Reid came back impressed by advances China was making with clean energy. He stated... “China isn’t investing so heavily in clean energy just because it’s good for the environment - it’s doing so because it’s good for the economyâ€? (AFP).

"Annoying: The Science of What Bugs Us"

Apr 25, 2011

Waiting in traffic, a tapping pencil, someone checking their blackberry when you’re trying to talk to them- all of these actions may be summed up with one word... annoying.  However, we might be able to scientifically justify the frustration we often feel with these things that annoy us.

Two points of view about legislation requiring voters to show a photo ID at the polls that passed the Ohio House of Representatives last week, with Ohio House Speaker Pro Tempore Louis Blessing Jr. (29th District, proponent), and Ohio House Minority Leader Rep. Armond Budish (8th District, opponent).

An Interview With Neil deGrasse Tyson

Mar 10, 2011

Astrophysicist and NOVA ScienceNOW host Neil deGrasse Tyson talks about the newest discoveries in science and technology that allow us to explore different spaces and even different worlds. Neil deGrasse Tyson (born October 5, 1958) is an American astrophysicist, science communicator, the Frederick P.

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