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Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019 at 07:49 PM EDT

Separating Fact From Fiction in Women's Health

Separating Fact From Fiction in Women's Health

A new podcast by Boston Magazine writer Emily Kumler looks at her history of frustration in finding reliable information on women's bodies and how to best care for them. Kumler joins Sue to discuss the...

Monday, Apr 15, 2019 at 07:39 PM EDT

Justice Department to Release Redacted Mueller Report

Justice Department to Release Redacted Mueller Report

The redacted Mueller report will be released Thursday. What do the American people deserve to see? Michael Curry, Senior VP and General Counsel of Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers, and Anthony...

Monday, Apr 15, 2019 at 07:39 PM EDT

'Marcos Doesn't Live Here Anymore' Looks at Immigration

'Marcos Doesn't Live Here Anymore' Looks at Immigration

A new documentary looks at the U.S. immigration system through the eyes of a Marine veteran and her undocumented husband who are trying to keep their family together and raise their children in America....

Monday, Apr 15, 2019 at 07:49 PM EDT

Chef Ari Shemtov Opens Simcha in Somerville

Chef Ari Shemtov Opens Simcha in Somerville

Chef Avi Shemtov of Chubby Chickpea and Tapped Beer Truck fame recently opened his first brick-and-mortar restaurant called Simcha in Sharon, Massachusetts. Shemtov joins Sue to talk about the global feel to his...

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 08:04 PM EDT

Buttigieg Pushes Back Against Evangelicals on Issue of Faith

Buttigieg Pushes Back Against Evangelicals on Issue of Faith

Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, and Democratic presidential hopeful, is talking about his faith and questioning the moral authority of evangelicals who fail to publicly criticize President...

Thursday, Apr 11, 2019 at 07:30 PM EDT

Report Highlights Problems in Foster Care System

Report Highlights Problems in Foster Care System

A bleak report in the Boston Globe highlights the critical shortage of foster families in Massachusetts. Kay Lazer, Boston Globe reporter, joins Sue to discuss how the opioid epidemic is exacerbating that...

Thursday, Apr 11, 2019 at 07:36 PM EDT

Mass. Mom Taking Part in 3 Marathons in 1 Weekend

Mass. Mom Taking Part in 3 Marathons in 1 Weekend

Imagine taking part in three marathons in 30 hours. Andrea Piscopo, a Massachusetts mother, will do just that this weekend when she runs the Tough Ruck, Boston's Midnight Marathon Bike Ride, and the Boston...

Thursday, Apr 11, 2019 at 07:44 PM EDT

Addressing Social Isolation Among the Elderly

Addressing Social Isolation Among the Elderly

executive director of "FriendshipWorks" joins Sue to discuss how to...">Nearly 1 in 5 Bostonians 60 and older deal with a mental and physical health concern: social isolation. Janet Seckel-Cerotti, executive director of "FriendshipWorks" joins Sue to discuss how to...

Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019 at 07:59 PM EDT

Scientists Capture the First Image of a Black Hole

Scientists Capture the First Image of a Black Hole

Scientists, including several who are based in the Greater Boston area, have unveiled the first-ever image of a black hole – a bizarre object that astronomers have been researching for decades. Camille...

Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019 at 07:45 PM EDT

Bill Evans Running Boston Marathon for 'Journey Forward'

Bill Evans Running Boston Marathon for 'Journey Forward'

He has run the Boston Marathon 20 times before, but this year is different for former Boston Police Commissioner William Evans. This time, Evans is supporting Journey Forward, a Canton-based non-profit dedicated...

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