Carl Hart

Neuroscientist and Chair of the Department of Psychology; Professor of Psychology, Columbia University; Author

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Carl Hart on KCRW

Should science be driving our drug policies? Columbia University professor of psychology Dr.

The benefits of legalizing recreational drug use — even if it makes us uncomfortable

Should science be driving our drug policies? Columbia University professor of psychology Dr.

from Life Examined

We heard at the top of the show about the crack epidemic and the War on Drugs, Now, with heroin use up around the country, a kinder, gentler sort of policy solution is in vogue.

The New Heroin Epidemic

We heard at the top of the show about the crack epidemic and the War on Drugs, Now, with heroin use up around the country, a kinder, gentler sort of policy solution is in vogue.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Panelists discuss how abortion rights could play out during the midterms, and how to win the Latino and Gen Z vote.

from Left, Right & Center

Starting this August, performing an abortion in Oklahoma will be a felony. KCRW checks in with Dr.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Ketamine clinics are popping up all over Los Angeles offering to treat depression, anxiety, and other ailments. But are their claims legitimate?

from Greater LA

The Supreme Court is likely to end Roe v. Wade this summer. How could that affect states’ rights and other rulings on privacy, like gay marriage?

from Left, Right & Center

Conflicts arise when a family does not wish to tell a sick person their diagnosis.

from Second Opinion

People over 85 are the fastest growing age group in California, according to state analyses. Commentator Joe Mathews says that makes Sen. Dianne Feinstein indispensable.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

For hundreds of years, doctors and scientists have grappled with understanding schizophrenia.

from Life Examined

Armed with good science that shows the drug is ineffective and dangerous people are still using it and often skipping their vaccines that are proven safe and effective. Go figure.

from Second Opinion

Not traditionally considered a part of health care, transportation plays an oversized role in the management of chronic disease.

from Second Opinion