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We speak with a sports psychologist this week about the rising prevalence of mental health disorders among young athletes and what’s being done to improve support services and get rid of stigma both on campus and off-campus.
More Americans are turning to social media for their news instead of seeking out information from established news outlets. We discuss what’s driving this push and how it’s affecting information accuracy.
The U.S. is considered to have the world’s strongest military, yet many Americans are disconnected from this subsect of American culture. We speak with two experts about why this is and how the gap can be bridged between civilians and those who serve.
We speak with two experts about the growing early childcare gap in the U.S. and why bettering the sector starts with valuing these workers more.
Long before the pandemic, millions of people in countries across East Asia were accustomed to wearing a mask when they had a cold, it was peak flu season or just in a crowded space. We speak with two experts about the future of face masks in the U.S.
We speak with Adam Chandler, journalist and author of Drive-Thru Dreams: A Journey Through the Heart of America’s Fast-Food Kingdom about the events that fed into the rapid rise of the fast-food industry and how different chains are fighting to stay present and on-trend in today’s competitive restaurant landscape.
With the opioid epidemic raging on into 2022, what’s on the forefront of treatment research when it comes to better tackling substance use disorders? Dr. Anna Rose Childress, a professor and psychiatrist at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, joins us this week to breakdown the decades-long epidemic, the challenges of treating …
So often we talk about the healthcare system and the patients themselves, but what about the caregivers who provide these services to the aging population? In many cases, this role falls on family members' shoulders, and for this group, it can be all too easy to quickly lose sight of personal health, wellness and relationships.
The isolation of the pandemic has taken a big toll on young people as rates of depression, anxiety and other mental disorders have sharply risen in children and adolescents. What are the key areas that need to be fixed? Why is mental health just as important as physical health? We answer these questions and more this week on Viewpoints.
Regret is an all-too-common feeling that’s simply part of life, but it’s what we learn from our mistakes that matters. Writer Daniel Pink joins us this week to break down the intricacies of this emotion and share how people can avoid self-pity and constructively move forward.
Substance abuse, or addiction, is a national crisis that’s only continuing to worsen as new drugs enter the market and treatment has been disrupted due to the pandemic. Recovering addict Dr. Carl Erik Fisher joins us to share his own story with addiction and what can be done to improve treatment.
It feels like the fitness market has more options than ever before. Between the rise of at-home fitness, traditional gyms and focused classes, consumers can pick and choose to workout whichever way they like. This week – we speak with two fitness experts about evolving trends in exercise and what’s next.
We play many roles in life: coworker, manager, partner, parent, caregiver. The list is seemingly endless. It can be all too easy to get wrapped in these many roles and forget altogether about spending time on yourself as an individual. We speak with acclaimed writer and author, Eve Rodsky about the mental toll of our daily lives and how to get back to …
By 2030, 74 million Baby Boomers in the U.S. will be 65 or older. As people age, this means bigger burdens on the healthcare system, senior housing and care. But, what if one day, we could slow down this process of biological aging? Two researchers from Northwestern University join us this week to share some of the latest innovations in the anti-aging field.
20 million people work within the food production industry in the U.S. The pandemic has altered this sector and resulted in many pressures placed on this population. This week – we highlight the people behind these various roles and the changing landscape of this 24/7 food supply chain.
In the U.S., there are roughly 19 million people with felony convictions. For this population, finding stable work can be a tumultuous and draining process. Without a job, it can be all too easy to slide back into a past life and end up behind bars once again.
Thinking about adding a new furry member to the family to ring in the new year? Veterinarian Dr. Carol Osborne joins us this week to share some helpful tips on adoption, pet health and how to keep your cat or dog happy and well-adjusted at home.