author, “Sleepyhead: The Neuroscience of a Good Night’s Rest”
Henry Nicholls has had narcolepsy for half his life. He says the condition is like being sleep deprived and overslept at the same time, and there is no cure.
Dec. 3, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis talks about the challenges other nations have struggled with during the pandemic.
Mar. 26from KCRW Features
Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis tells us how he and his wife tried getting tested for COVID-19. His wife is a health care worker too. She developed a fever, dry cough, and aches.
Mar. 24from KCRW Features
With many people staying at home due to coronavirus, our apartments and houses have become work spaces, classrooms, gyms.
Mar. 26from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
It’s not enough, and it’s too late.
Mar. 13from Left, Right & Center
Johnson & Johnson knew its baby powder contained asbestos but kept selling it and specifically marketed the product to Black women.
Apr. 1from Bodies
The preventative measures taken by Ventura and Santa Barbara counties against COVID-19 have warped daily routines as schools close, businesses shut, and homes become a forced refuge. …
Mar. 18from KCRW Features
As hospitals, clinics and other community organizations face a shortage of masks during the COVID-19 outbreak, homebound sewers have stepped up to help, from DIY crafters to fashion…
Mar. 26from Design and Architecture
The Affordability Care Act (aka Obama Care) turns ten this month. Despite a decade of challenges and opposition from some, the bill remains broadly popular and has improved our health…
Mar. 15from Second Opinion
Three members of an LA family came down with COVID-19 after a ski trip to Italy earlier this month. They tested positive for the disease at LAX on their return trip.
Mar. 25from KCRW Features