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  • Famous physicians

    Famous physicians
    Here's a sampling of top celebrity doctors — whether authors, journalists, TV show hosts or all of the above — who are influencing what we eat, how we live and whom we love. DR. MEHMET OZ Claim to fame: Oz's good looks, plain talk and...
  • New study affirms diabetes treatment

    New study affirms diabetes treatment
    Contradicting unexpected findings released last week by American researchers, an Australian team Wednesday said it found no evidence that aggressive treatment of diabetes in patients with heart disease increased their risk of death. Physicians and...
  • Fat Butts May Be Healthier than Fat Gut

    Fat Butts May Be Healthier than Fat Gut
    Obesity in America, it's been called an epidemic. Lots of people are trying to trim the fat. Michael Kithua says he's targeting his waist. "Around the mid area, just around this area." Says Michael Marilyn Rolf says she is shooting for below the waist....
  • "Love Story" Author Erich Segal Dies

    "Love Story" Author Erich Segal Dies
    LONDON -- Erich Segal, the author of the hugely popular novel "Love Story," has died of a heart attack, his daughter said Tuesday. He was 72. Francesca Segal said her father died Sunday at his home in London. She said he had suffered from Parkinson's...
  • Oxford lite

    OXFORD, England -- Cue the college choir. Roll the "Brideshead Revisited" footage. Lay out the strawberries and clotted cream. And let me begin by saying, ahem, that it's a rich experience, reflecting upon one's days at Oxford. The morning sun through...
  • Dads Suffer from the "Baby Blues" Too

    Dads Suffer from the "Baby Blues" Too
    It's a well-known fact that many women suffer from postpartum depression after the birth of a new baby, but what most fail to realize is that women aren't the only ones who suffer. Fathers, too, can be depressed in the weeks following the birth of a...
  • Don't Worry, Be Healthy

    Don't  Worry, Be Healthy
    "A joyful heart is the health of the body, but a depressed spirit dries up the bones." Who knew that the Old Testament sages who wrote the Book of Proverbs were medical researchers in disguise? It seems that laughter really is the best medicine. n...
  • Look into the mind of Michelangelo -- 'Il Divino'

    Look into the mind of Michelangelo -- 'Il Divino'
    Even in his own lifetime, the works of Michelangelo stood out in ways that commanded awe and reverence. While many other Italian Renaissance artists strove to understand the unclothed figures of their subjects, he often peered beneath the skin to...
  • Extension 720 Audio Archives, August 2007

    Milt is joined in the studio by the AFTRA-SAG Radio Performers for a night of old time radio drama, including a performance of Dracula, as well as some old time commercials and skits. (8/27/07) Radio Drama (82:12) Milt talks with Dr. Akbar Ahmed, author...
  • Extension 720 Classic, Audio Archives, February 2006

    David Galenson, professor of economics at the University of Chicago, and Joshua Kotin, graduate student in English language and literature and editor of the Chicago Review discuss the nature of artistic genius and evaluate the careers of such diverse...
  • Kevin Starr: Making history

    I made the acquaintance of Kevin Starr's books long before I made the acquaintance of Kevin Starr. "Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance, 1950-1963," the eighth volume in his serial love letter to California, is arriving in bookstores this...
  • 10 things you might not know about atheists

    Some Christian activists are boycotting the new film "The Golden Compass," calling it a stealth campaign to lure children to atheism. And a recent papal encyclical blamed atheists for some of history's "greatest forms of cruelty." Here are some facts...