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The HPV Vaccine  January 16, 2007

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HPV – the Human papillomavirus – currently infects approximately 20 million adults in the United States. HPV, a sexually-transmitted disease, has also been related to cervical cancer. The FDA has licensed …

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Special  January 15, 2007

Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We hope you’ll enjoy a HUMANKIND Martin Luther King Day Special which probes the philosophy of peaceful disobedience practiced by Dr. King, based in part on his study of the nonviolent strategy of …

The Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.  January 15, 2007

What is the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and how is it evolving? Juan Williams, Senior Correspondent for NPR’s Morning Edition, will deliver the keynote address at this evening’s Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture event “I’ve Seen …

How to Make a Difference – One Day at a Time  January 11, 2007

Is global change possible? Our guest this hour – social entrepreneur Michael Norton thinks so. He is the founder of the organizations Directory of Social Change, Changemakers and Youth Bank. He is also the author of “365 Ways to Change …

In the Womb: Multiples  January 11, 2007

Multiple pregnancies have been in the news the last few years. How does a multiple pregnancy differ in risk and how are twins and triplets different from individually-conceived children? National Geographic Channel will air the 2-hour special “In the Womb: …

Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die  January 10, 2007

Why are some ideas winners and others seem to struggle to survive? Chip Heath, a professor at Stanford Business School and his brother Dan Heath, a corporate education consultant at Duke, studied the design of ideas to find out why. …

The Secret Lives of Men and Women  January 10, 2007

Do you have a secret that you’ve been dying to share with someone? Frank Warren is ready to listen. Warren is the creator of the cultural phenomenon and website postsecret.com. He is also the author of three Post Secret books …

COAL HARD FACTS  January 9, 2007

You may have heard that the price of electricity is rising, but have you heard about TXU’s five-year plan to build eleven new coal-fired power plants? Texas Monthly Executive Editor, S.C. Gwynne talked to folks on both sides of the …

Handicapping Bush’s Iraq Plans  January 9, 2007

What are President Bush’s Plans for Iraq? This hour we’ll consider the options and potential outcomes with Brian Katulis of the Center for American Progress and James F. Hollifield, director of the John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies at …

An Ex-Liberal on How Hispanics Can Succeed Just Like Other Immigrant Groups  January 8, 2007

Former Congressman Herman Badillo spent most of his career as a liberal Democrat. However, he has come to believe that the path to success for Hispanic Americans lies not through legislation, but self-reliance. Herman Badillo will join us this hour …

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