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Algo Nuevo: September 20, 2015

Here’s the Sunday, September 20, 2015 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera — Something New with Dave Luera. If you have questions, comments or music requests for host Dave Luera, send email to algonuevo [at] alaskapublic [dot] org or post your comment at the … Read More

September 21, 2015
In the scheme of all matters Inupiaq

In the scheme of all matters Inupiaq

According to Inupiaq scholar Edna Ahgeak MacLean, Ph.D., "Courses of change to the Inupiaq people of the North Slope will require strong programs for the retention of our identity as Inupiat." In this lecture, part of the Anchorage Museum's Smithsonian Spotlight lecture series, she discusses how her recently published North Slope Inupiaq dictionary plays a part in this process. KSKA: Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 2:00 p.m. Listen Now:
September 18, 2015
Infant mortality and sleep environment

Infant mortality and sleep environment

Putting infants to sleep on their backs has halved Sudden Infant Death Syndrome but co-sleeping, another risk for infant death during sleep is increasing. For the last 20 years, two infants each month die in their sleep environment in Alaska. This program looks at what we know about these deaths, what sleep environments are associated with heightened risk of infant death, and suggestions to improve the safety of infant sleep. KSKA: Monday, Sept. 21, at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Listen Now:
September 18, 2015

Algo Nuevo: September 13, 2015

Here’s the Sunday, September 13, 2015 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera — Something New with Dave Luera. If you have questions, comments or music requests for host Dave Luera, send email to algonuevo [at] alaskapublic [dot] org or post your comment at the … Read More

September 16, 2015
The EU’s Role as an International Actor: TTIP & Beyond

The EU’s Role as an International Actor: TTIP & Beyond

Featuring Maciej Pisarski, deputy chief of mission, Polish embassy in Washington, D.C., and Dr. Philipp Ackermann, minister and deputy chief of mission, German embassy in Washington, D.C. Listen Now:
September 14, 2015
Global interest in the Arctic

Global interest in the Arctic

In assuming chairmanship of the Arctic Council once again, the United States has upped its attention to Arctic issues. On the heels of the Department of State’s GLACIER conference in Anchorage, the Alaska World Affairs Council invited representatives from nations one wouldn’t necessarily assume would have an interest in the Arctic. Their discussion with U.S. Arctic Research Commission Chair Fran Ulmer helps to show how this global interest is taking shape. Listen Now:
September 14, 2015
Global interest in the Arctic

Global interest in the Arctic

In assuming chairmanship of the Arctic Council once again, the United States has upped its attention to Arctic issues. On the heels of the Department of State's GLACIER conference in Anchorage, the Alaska World Affairs Council invited representatives from nations one wouldn't necessarily assume would have an interest in the Arctic. Their discussion with U.S. Arctic Research Commission Chair Fran Ulmer helps to show how this global interest is taking shape. KSKA: Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Listen Now:
September 11, 2015
Pain and pain management

Pain and pain management

Over 100 million Americans suffer chronic pain, and persistent pain often causes functional impairment and disability, psychological distress and sleep deprivation. The use and misuse of opioids for management of chronic pain is a major concern. On the next Line One, join Dr. Andrea Trescot to discuss this major medical and social issue. KSKA: Monday, Sept. 14, at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Listen Now:
September 11, 2015

Algo Nuevo: September 6, 2015

Here’s the Sunday, September 6, 2015 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera — Something New with Dave Luera. If you have questions, comments or music requests for host Dave Luera, send email to algonuevo [at] alaskapublic [dot] org or post your comment at the … Read More

September 8, 2015

Algo Nuevo: August 30, 2015

Here’s the Sunday, August 30, 2015 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera — Something New with Dave Luera. If you have questions, comments or music requests for host Dave Luera, send email to algonuevo [at] alaskapublic [dot] org or post your comment at the … Read More

August 31, 2015

Algo Nuevo: August 23, 2015

Here’s the Sunday, August 23, 2015 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera — Something New with Dave Luera. If you have questions, comments or music requests for host Dave Luera, send email to algonuevo [at] alaskapublic [dot] org or post your comment at the … Read More

August 24, 2015
The changing role of nursing

The changing role of nursing

Health care is more complex than ever, chronic diseases are becoming a major problem, and cost, access and quality are increasingly scrutinized. Nursing has been changing and continues to change to adapt to these changes and needs. This program will discuss in depth the changing roles and opportunities for nurses in health care. KSKA: Monday, August 24, at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Listen Now:
August 21, 2015

Algo Nuevo: August 16, 2015

Here’s the Sunday, August 16, 2015 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera — Something New with Dave Luera. If you have questions, comments or music requests for host Dave Luera, send email to algonuevo [at] alaskapublic [dot] org or post your comment at the … Read More

August 20, 2015
Attention deficit disorder

Attention deficit disorder

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder manifests in early childhood with symptoms of hyperactivity, impulsivity, and/or inattention. The prevalence in school-age children is estimated to be about 10 percent, making it one of the most common disorders of childhood; and the disorder can persist into adulthood. Today’s program delves into this disorder, especially its origins, outcomes and treatment options. KSKA: Monday, August 17, at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Listen Now:
August 14, 2015

Algo Nuevo: August 9, 2015

Here’s the Sunday, August 9, 2015 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera — Something New with Dave Luera. If you have questions, comments or music requests for host Dave Luera, send email to algonuevo [at] alaskapublic [dot] org or post your comment at the … Read More

August 10, 2015

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Any quantity of alcohol during pregnancy has been associated with a host of lifelong effects on the developing fetus. On this program we will look at the evidence for this, describe the effects, discuss how the diagnosis of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder is made, and enumerate efforts for prevention. There is no treatment that reverses these effects of alcohol. KSKA: Monday, August 10, at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Listen Now:
August 7, 2015

Ambassador Anne Anderson on “Ireland, the U.S., and Europe: A 21st Century Perspective”

Anne Anderson took up duty in Washington DC in August 2013. She is Ireland’s first woman Ambassador to the United States. Prior to her Washington appointment, she was Ireland’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York. Listen Now:
August 4, 2015

Algo Nuevo: August 2, 2015

Here’s the Sunday, August 2, 2015 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera — Something New with Dave Luera. If you have questions, comments or music requests for host Dave Luera, send email to algonuevo [at] alaskapublic [dot] org or post your comment at the … Read More

August 3, 2015
The Origins of Dementia

The Origins of Dementia

The dementia first described by Dr. Alois Alzheimer in 1906 remains the most common but not the only form of dementia. Dr. Woodard and guests discuss the common dementias, their causes and symptoms, and the newest information that may help prevent their occurrence. KSKA: Monday, August 3, at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Listen Now:
July 31, 2015

“Alaska’s Global Economy: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going”

Featuring Margie Brown, former President & CEO, CIRI; Larry Cash, President & CEO, RIM Architects; and Dr. Rashmi Prasad, Dean, College of Business & Public Policy, University of Alaska Anchorage. Moderated by Dr. Paul Dunscomb, professor of East Asian history at UAA. Listen Now:
July 28, 2015