FDA

12:00am

Thu April 17, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

What do we know about caffeine?

On today's Your Call, we'll speak with Murray Carpenter on his new book Caffeinated: How Our Daily Habit Helps, Hurts, and Hooks Us. Caffeine is the largest, least-regulated, and least-understood drug trade in the United States. Most people don't know how much caffeine they consume or where it comes from. How does caffeine affect our bodies and minds? And should it be regulated?  Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

 


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1:19pm

Tue February 11, 2014
Politics

Will Durst: Eat fresh plastic

  Note: Will Durst is a comedian and you may find some of his material offensive, or worse, not funny. His views do not necessarily reflect those of KALW.

Hey guys,

Will Durst here with a few choice words about plastic bread. I'm against it. And formaldehyde rinsed coffee beans? Not a fan. Flame retardants in my cupcakes? That's a big ol' negativo.

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12:00am

Wed August 14, 2013

4:12pm

Thu August 8, 2013
Politics

Will Durst: The little red hen

Note: Will Durst is a comedian and you may find some of his material offensive, or worse, not funny. His views do not necessarily reflect those of KALW.  

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7:06am

Fri July 20, 2012
City Visions: July 23, 2012

MisConception: LGBTQ Fertility and Fighting the FDA

Fertilization services for all?

As more than 23,000 delegates from over 195 countries convene this week in Washington, D.C., for the XIX International AIDS Conference, LGBTQ rights advocates and others in California are trying to raise awareness about FDA policies and guidelines that they say place undue and unnecessary restrictions on LGBTQ individuals looking to conceive--policies they say were informed by concerns around the transmission HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

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