WPR: Mental Health Series, Rural Psychiatry Shortage

You can listen to the full segment online here: http://www.wpr.org/shows/mental-health-series-rural-psychiatry-shortage. Recognizing when something is wrong is the first step, but getting help is important. Sometimes people cannot always get the mental health support they need in rural communities. A board-certified geriatric psychiatrist talks about the challenges in rural psychiatry. Host(s): Larry Meiller Guest(s): Art Walaszek…Read more WPR: Mental Health Series, Rural Psychiatry Shortage

WPR: Wisconsin Women in Sustainable and Organic Agriculture

You can listen to the full segment here: http://www.wpr.org/shows/wisconsin-women-sustainable-and-organic-agriculture. Some of us love walking around and purchasing from local farmers at the Farmer’s Market.  Our guests are two advocates for local farming and shopping at local farmers’ markets. They discuss the importance of the importance of local producers and talk about women in farming. Host(s):…Read more WPR: Wisconsin Women in Sustainable and Organic Agriculture

WPR: Mental Health Series, Stress and Anxiety

You can listen to the full segment here: http://www.wpr.org/shows/mental-health-series-stress-and-anxiety. Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S. affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18% of the population, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. We talk with a psychiatrist about anxiety, how common it…Read more WPR: Mental Health Series, Stress and Anxiety

WPR: Outdoor Safety

You can listen to the full segment here: http://www.wpr.org/shows/outdoor-safety. Accidents happen, but it’s important we try our best to prevent them. We speak with two representatives from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources about boating. canoeing and kayaking safely, and answer your outdoor safety questions as well. Host(s): Larry Meiller Guest(s): Kyle Drake Catherina Nooyen…Read more WPR: Outdoor Safety

WPR: Universal Electricity Access Across the World: From Solar Lanterns to Microgrids

You can listen to the full segment here: http://www.wpr.org/shows/universal-electricity-access-across-world-solar-lanterns-microgrids. Thomas Edison invented more than 2,000 new products, including almost everything needed for us to use electricity in our homes: switches, fuses, sockets and meters. We discuss the future of the electricity grid in the developing world. Host(s): Larry Meiller Guest(s): John Greenler Giri Venkataramanan Producer(s):…Read more WPR: Universal Electricity Access Across the World: From Solar Lanterns to Microgrids

WPR: Alzheimer’s disease and dementia

You can listen to the full segment of this show here: http://www.wpr.org/shows/alzheimer%E2%80%99s-disease-and-dementia Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, a general term for a group of conditions causing memory loss and other impairments to at least two or more brain functions. An expert in Alzheimer’s disease will join us to talk about what we…Read more WPR: Alzheimer’s disease and dementia

WPR: Wintering by Peter Geye

You can listen to the full show online here: http://www.wpr.org/shows/wintering-peter-geye Our guest, Peter Geye, talks about his epic novel “Wintering” which chronicles a journey on the borderlands of borderlands of Northern Minnesota, a love story, generations’ worth of family feuds, and divulges family secrets. Host(s): Larry Meiller Guest(s): Peter Geye Producer(s): L. Malik Anderson