Joseph Cooper http://wlrn.org en Sustainable vs. Organic Farming http://wlrn.org/post/sustainable-vs-organic-farming <p></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:30:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Joseph Cooper, Linda Gassenheimer & Paul Leary 30936 at http://wlrn.org Sustainable vs. Organic Farming The Life And Legacy Of David Fairchild http://wlrn.org/post/life-and-legacy-david-fairchild <p></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Joseph Cooper & Paul Leary 30934 at http://wlrn.org The Life And Legacy Of David Fairchild American Afterlife: Encounters in the Customs of Mourning http://wlrn.org/post/american-afterlife-encounters-customs-mourning <p></p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Joseph Cooper & Paul Leary 30877 at http://wlrn.org American Afterlife: Encounters in the Customs of Mourning Evolutionary Origins Of The Depression Epidemic http://wlrn.org/post/evolutionary-origins-depression-epidemic <p></p><p>04/15/14 - Tuesday’s&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/TopicalCurrents"><strong>Topical Currents </strong></a>looks at the epidemic of depression.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">According to the <strong><a href="http://www.nimh.nih.gov">National Institute of Mental Health</a></strong>, major depressive disorder affects 6.7% of American adults, yet it’s root cause is little understood by scientists and the general population.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We’ll speak with <strong><a href="http://www.usf.edu/‎">University of South Florida</a></strong> Professor and Psychologist, <strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/charting.the.depths">Jonathan </a></strong></span><strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/charting.the.depths">Rottenberg</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> who offers a bold new account of why depression endures.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">He’s written </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong><a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Depths-Evolutionary-Depression-Epidemic/dp/0465022219">THE DEPTHS: THE EVOLUTIONARY ORIGINS OF THE DEPRESSION EPIDEMIC</a></strong>.&nbsp;</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">That’s <a href="https://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents"><strong>Topical Currents</strong></a> Tuesday at 1pm.</span></p><ul><li><strong><a href="http://www.psychologytoday.com/experts/jonathan-rottenberg-phd">http://www.psychologytoday.com/experts/jonathan-rottenberg-phd</a></strong></li><li><strong><a href="https://twitter.com/JonRottenberg">https://twitter.com/JonRottenberg</a></strong></li><li><strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/charting.the.depths">https://www.facebook.com/charting.the.depths</a></strong></li></ul><p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Joseph Cooper & Paul Leary 30829 at http://wlrn.org Evolutionary Origins Of The Depression Epidemic War Correspondent: How Yoga (Literally) Saved My Life http://wlrn.org/post/war-correspondent-how-yoga-literally-saved-my-life <p></p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Joseph Cooper & Paul Leary 30762 at http://wlrn.org War Correspondent: How Yoga (Literally) Saved My Life Tax Filing Tips And Food And Dining http://wlrn.org/post/tax-filing-tips-and-food-and-dining <p><strong>4/10/14</strong> - <strong>Topical Currents</strong> begins with an at your service edition on tax preparation.&nbsp; There are new rules and new deductions for 2013.&nbsp; The tax laws are composed of some 70,000 pages, so it’s easy to make mistakes.&nbsp; We’ll speak with tax expert <strong>Keith Hall</strong>.</p><p><a href="http://www.nase.org/" target="_blank"><strong>nase.org »</strong></a><br /><strong><a href="http://www.irs.gov/" target="_blank">irs.gov »</a></strong></p><p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:52:11 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 30591 at http://wlrn.org Tax Filing Tips And Food And Dining A Nation In Pain: Healing Our Biggest Heath Problem http://wlrn.org/post/nation-pain-healing-our-biggest-heath-problem <p></p><p>4/8/2014 - <strong>Topical Currents </strong>addresses chronic pain. One-hundred million adults in America live with it.<br />&nbsp;<br />We’ll speak with science writer <strong>Judy Foreman</strong>, the author of <strong>"A NATION IN PAIN:&nbsp; Healing Our Biggest Health Problem"</strong>.<br />&nbsp;<br />Most medical schools don’t even require students to take a course on the subject.&nbsp; The NIH only allots one percent of its budget for pain research.<br /><br /><strong><a href="http://judyforeman.com/" target="_blank">JUDYFOREMAN.COM » </a></strong></p><p><a href="http://acpa.org/" target="_blank"><strong>ACPA.ORG »</strong> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:49:12 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 30468 at http://wlrn.org How to Care for Aging Parents http://wlrn.org/post/how-care-aging-parents <p>4/7/2014 - Topical Currents looks at what many people face:&nbsp; caring for aging parents.</p><p>When does one get involved, and have that “difficult” conversation? What if a parent won’t budge? And working with siblings can be a vexing situation.</p><p>We’ll speak with expert <strong>Virginia Morris</strong>.</p><p><strong><a href="http://careforagingparents.com/" target="_blank">CAREFORAGINGPARENTS.COM</a></strong><br /><strong><a href="http://eldercare.gov/Eldercare.NET/Public/Index.aspx" target="_blank">eldercare.gov</a></strong>&nbsp;&nbsp; <strong>Phone: 800-677-1116</strong></p><p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 21:12:31 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 30409 at http://wlrn.org “Drunk Tank Pink:” Unexpected Forces Which Influence Lives; Linda Gassenheimer’s Food & Dining. http://wlrn.org/post/drunk-tank-pink-unexpected-forces-which-influence-lives-linda-gassenheimer-s-food-dining <p></p><p>4/03/14 - <strong>Topical Currents</strong> begins with NYU marketing professor Adam Alter.&nbsp; His research focuses on the intersection of behavioral economics, marketing and psychology. Most of us think we act independently from the world around us.&nbsp; Alter refutes the notion in his book, DRUNK TANK PINK: AND OTHER UNEXPECTED FORCES THAT SHAPE HOW WE THINK, FEEL, AND BEHAVE. It’s been found that pink surroundings make people more passive, and less prone to violence. <a href="http://adamalterauthor.com/" target="_blank"><strong>ADAMALTERAUTHOR.COM</strong></a></p><p>And more.<br /><br />Linda Gassenheimer’s Food &amp; Dining, with wine columnist Fred Tasker.</p><p><a href="http://www.thierrycatering.com/" target="_blank"><strong>thierrycatering.com» or call 305.6356626</strong></a></p><p><strong> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 18:56:37 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 30240 at http://wlrn.org LOVE ILLUMINATED: Exploring Life’s Most Mystifying Subject http://wlrn.org/post/love-illuminated-exploring-life-s-most-mystifying-subject <p></p><p><strong>Topical Currents</strong> is with New York Times “Modern Love” columnist Daniel Jones. No subject in human history has been more thoroughly examined, yet it’s still as little understood since the time of Shakespeare.</p><p>Columnist Jones has had some 50,000 letters cross his desk:&nbsp; deluged with scheming cheaters, hopeless romantics and fierce devotees. He’s written, <strong>LOVE ILLUMINATED:&nbsp; Exploring Life’s Most Mystifying Subject.</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.lipservicestories.com/" target="_blank"><strong>lipservicestories.com</strong></a></p><p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:25:37 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 30184 at http://wlrn.org "Mad As Hell," The Making Of The Movie "Network" http://wlrn.org/post/mad-hell-making-movie-network <p></p><p><strong>Topical Currents</strong> is with New York Times culture reporter <strong>David Itzkoff</strong>. He’s written a book about the making of the classic film, <strong>NETWORK</strong>. Famous for its “I’m Mad as Hell” tirade, the movie had an all-star cast:&nbsp; Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Robert Duvall, Ned Beatty, and of course, posthumous Oscar-winner Peter Finch. Learn more about how <strong>NETWORK</strong> came to the screen.</p><p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:27:34 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 30169 at http://wlrn.org The Latest Information On Alzheimer’s Diagnosis And Treatment. http://wlrn.org/post/latest-information-alzheimer-s-diagnosis-and-treatment <p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents" target="_blank">Topical Currents</a> is an “At Your Service” edition.&nbsp; We’ll share the latest information on Alzheimer’s diagnosis and treatment.Two South Florida-based experts will relate strides in combating this enigmatic syndrome. Will there be a vaccine to prevent Alzheimer’s?&nbsp; What predispositions indicate one’s susceptibility? New techniques may catch the disease in it early, more treatable stages.</p><p><strong><a href="http://alzheimerscareconsultants.com/" target="_blank">Alzheimers Care Consultants»</a></strong></p><p><strong><a href="http://miamijewishhealthsystems.org/" target="_blank"><span class="welcome-text">Miami Jewish Health Systems»</span></a></strong>&nbsp; Hotline: 305.514.8710</p><p><a href="http://www.marcagronin.com/" target="_blank"><b>Marc Agronin, M.D.</b></a>»</p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 19:39:32 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 30049 at http://wlrn.org Linda Gassenheimer Celebrates National Paella Day http://wlrn.org/post/linda-gassenheimer-celebrates-national-paella-day <div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"></div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">03/27/14 - Syndicated food columnist <a href="http://www.DinnerInMinutes.com"><strong>Linda Gassenheimer</strong></a>, Special wine correspondent Fred Tasker and WLRN hosts Joseph Cooper and Bonnie Berman interview&nbsp;</span><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><font face="Arial,sans-serif">Jorge Saury, sous chef and spokesperson at Carmen and Lola, Spanish Gourmet Food Company and Caterer.</font><b>&nbsp;</b><font face="Arial,sans-serif">Thursday is national paella day. It’s paella 101 on today's Food and Dining Thursday beginning at 1:30 on Topical Currents. &nbsp;</font></span></font></div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"><font face="Arial,sans-serif" size="5"><span style="font-size: 20pt;"><b><font size="2"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-weight: normal;">&nbsp;</span></font></b></span></font></div><p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:30:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman, Linda Gassenheimer & Paul Leary 29883 at http://wlrn.org Linda Gassenheimer Celebrates National Paella Day The “Original” Miami Marlins http://wlrn.org/post/original-miami-marlins <p></p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 29874 at http://wlrn.org The “Original” Miami Marlins Natural Prophets: From Health Foods To Whole Foods http://wlrn.org/post/natural-prophets-health-foods-whole-foods <p></p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 29771 at http://wlrn.org Natural Prophets: From Health Foods To Whole Foods