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  • The Rise of America's Accidental Cities

    Thirty years ago, life in the suburbs still meant tranquility, a slower pace, and insulation from the problems of big cities. Today, those suburbs are among the fastest-growing cities in America. What is fueling the growth and what are the implications for our country? We’ll spend this hour with Robert E. Lang, Director of the […]

  • The New Science of Weight Loss – and the Myths and Realities of Dieting

    Why do we get fat and what are the real risks of those extra pounds? New York Times science writer, Gina Kolata, examined America’s obsession with weight loss and found interesting connections to money, politics, and power. Kolata will join us this hour to discuss her new book “Rethinking Thin: The New Science of Weight […]