Pam Belluck

health and science writer for New York Times

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Health and science reporter for the New York Times

Pam Belluck on KCRW

The FDA approved a new drug that’s been described as a milestone for treating Alzheimer’s disease. Aduhelm is the first treatment for the disease in almost two decades.

FDA green-lights Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm, despite little evidence it works

The FDA approved a new drug that’s been described as a milestone for treating Alzheimer’s disease. Aduhelm is the first treatment for the disease in almost two decades.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Until now, infections of Americans by the Zika virus have been travel related.

First Locally Contracted Zika Outbreak in the US

Until now, infections of Americans by the Zika virus have been travel related.

from To the Point

Women in California and Oregon will soon be able to get birth control directly from their pharmacists, without a doctor’s prescription.

New Birth Control Laws

Women in California and Oregon will soon be able to get birth control directly from their pharmacists, without a doctor’s prescription.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Los Angeles mayoral candidates Karen Bass and Rick Caruso launch TV and internet ad blitz to emerge as frontrunners in the mayoral race.

from KCRW Features

Jorja Leap joins Robert Scheer to discuss the plight of women who have been incarcerated and their struggles to reenter society.

from Scheer Intelligence

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

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Elon Musk is buying Twitter, social media seems to corrode democracy, and Kevin McCarthy’s Jan. 6 lie could compromise his bid to be speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.

from Left, Right & Center

The United Nations can’t stop Russia’s war on Ukraine. And author Yascha Mounk says more diversity is a threat to democracy, but he’s still hopeful.

from To the Point

KCRW hears reactions from Angelenos on the leaked opinion draft that says Roe v. Wade will be overturned, leaving room for states to ban abortions.

from Greater LA

Panelists discuss what might have motivated the recent shooting in Buffalo, NY. They also analyze “the Great Replacement Theory” and Trump’s hold on the GOP.

from Left, Right & Center

Author and journalist Johann Hari on the forces that are stealing our attention and focus, and what we can do individually and collectively to regain our minds.

from Life Examined

Writer and lecturer Susan Cain explores the evolutionary reasons behind sadness in our lives and how accepting sorrow can lead to greater emotional resilience and creativity.

from Life Examined