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Making Sense of Affordable Healthcare for February 18, 2014. From Dr. Bob Lahita's Point of View

  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: 42:45
Caption: Cynthia Alston, Psychiatric Clinical Specialist & Nurse Practioner
Cynthia Alston, Psychiatric Clinical Specialist & Nurse Practioner in Mental Health & Psychiatry speaks about the abusive medication for Mental Dis...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2013
  • Length: 02:29
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About 12 percent of women develop breast cancer. But years of studies have shown that for female flight attendants, nurses, factory workers, and ot...

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting and WAMC


  • Added: Jul 09, 2012
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 2
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A physician and the author of fourteen novels, Tess Gerritsen lives in Maine.

  • Added: Jul 20, 2011
  • Length: 28:22
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An expert on hazing is looking at ways to prevent this dangerous initiation ritual from happening on campus. Kelley Libby reports.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 18, 2011
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Amnesty has recently attracted criticism, sometimes from those who have been its most committed activists.  John Tusa asks if it has lost its way a...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2011
  • Length: 36:34
Caption: Misha Dichter, Credit: Stefan Cohen
You can make the piano sound loud and thunderous in two ways. There’s the “pounding and banging” school, but that can create a kind of musical mus...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2010
  • Length: :24
Caption: Misha Dichter, Credit: Stefan Cohen
The term “virtuoso” has come to mean many things over the years. These days, it seems to describe someone who can play very, very fast, but not ne...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2010
  • Length: :28
Caption: Mark Elder, Credit: Shelia Rock
Recordings serve as a permanent record, and most musicians only want their best performances preserved for a lifetime. While some seek perfection ...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2010
  • Length: :19
Caption: Mark Elder, Credit: Shelia Rock
Brigg Fair is one of the shining musical lights from the composing pen of Frederick Delius. Mark Elder loves his music, but says it needs a little...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2010
  • Length: :28
Caption: Mark Elder, Credit: Shelia Rock
How does a conductor or any musician for that matter, choose the right tempo. How fast, or how slow, should the music go? Conductor Mark Elder fi...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2010
  • Length: :23
Caption: Kristjan Järvi, Credit: Peter Rigaud
You may be old enough to remember American Bandstand with Dick Clark, where each week a couple of teenagers would rate a new record. From that seg...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2010
  • Length: :29
Caption: Zuill Bailey, Credit: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco
Cellists lament the fact that Mozart did not write a solo sonata or concerto for their instrument. Zuill Bailey says cellists got the next best th...

Bought by KUHF


  • Added: Sep 29, 2010
  • Length: :25
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Gil Shaham
Some music sounds and looks easy, but that’s often not the case. Violinist Gil Shaham says the Violin Concertos by Haydn are not for beginners. Us...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2010
  • Length: :27
Caption: Robert Spano
Performances by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra have been called “vivid” and “rhapsodic” by the New York Times, and it’s clear that Atlanta hosts on...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2010
  • Length: :28
Caption: Kim Kashkashian, Credit: courtesy of WGBH
Betty Olivero’s Neharót Neharót was composed in 2006 in response to the pain and suffering of the war in Lebanon. It’s written for solo viola, two...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2010
  • Length: :22
Caption: Gil Shaham
Violinist Gil Shaham calls the Octet for Strings by Mendelssohn “a mind blowing achievement.” What makes it so great? He says it’s a case, at lea...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2010
  • Length: :28
Caption: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet has a new recording of the Gershwin Piano Concerto. It features the evocative, but rarely heard orchestration by Ferde...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2010
  • Length: :24
Caption: Bryn Terfel, Credit: Catherine Ashmore
Three of the main figures are brought together in the final scene of Mozart’s Don Giovanni – they are the notorious, lustful and unsympathetic Don,...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2010
  • Length: :24
Caption: Piotr Anderszewski
Mozart Piano Concertos are a regular part of Piotr Anderszewski’s repertoire. He loves the music but questions the notion that concertos feature a...

  • Added: May 30, 2010
  • Length: :25
Caption: Simone Dinnerstein
When Bach asks the keyboard player to play fast, pianist Simone Dinnerstein responds with bright, even snappy tempos. She also remembers to come u...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2010
  • Length: :26
Caption: Menahem Pressler
Pianist Menahem Pressler spent 53 years as the pianist of the legendary Beaux Arts Trio. He could easily have taken the soloist route, giving reci...

Bought by KBYU


  • Added: Mar 31, 2010
  • Length: :23
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mark Elder, Credit: Shelia Rock
Claude Debussy's music helped define the impressionist movement in music. The fuzzy borders and pastel swashes of color that Monet and Cezanne bro...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2010
  • Length: :24
Caption: Mark Elder, Credit: Shelia Rock
When British conductor Mark Elder wants to give his orchestra some directions for tempo and inflection, his native language falls short... especial...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2010
  • Length: :24
Caption: Hilary Hahn
There's a lot going on in Bach – beautiful melodies, complex, and at times conflicting harmonies and intricate rhythms – all happening simultaneous...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2010
  • Length: :26