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Rundown for April 12, 2013
12:06 PM EDT Comment

FDA Finds Safety Issues at 30 Compounding Pharmacies

The Washington Post is reporting that the FDA has found numerous and potentially dangerous safety problems at what are called compounding pharmacies.

12:15 PM EDT 2 Comments

Poems And Memories Of James Dickey

While he’s probably best known for his novel “Deliverance,” James Dickey is regarded as one of the finest poets of his generation. We speak with his journalist son Christopher Dickey.

12:35 PM EDT Comment

Venezuela Votes For Next President

Campaigning has ended in Venezuela ahead of this weekend’s presidential election – the first election in almost 20 years in which Hugo Chavez won’t be a candidate.

12:40 PM EDT 7 Comments

Is This The Time To Draw-Down U.S. Nukes?

With North Korea threatening nuclear strikes and Iran allegedly developing nuclear weapons, is this the right time to be talking about reducing the number of nuclear weapons in the world?

12:50 PM EDT 10 Comments

To Stretch Or Not To Stretch?

You know all that stretching you do before you go for a run, play a game of tennis or lift weights? Croatian researchers looked at 104 past studies and concluded that stretching beforehand is a waste of time.

12:55 PM EDT 6 Comments

Newtown Parents To Run Boston Marathon

The 117th Boston Marathon takes place on Monday. Here & Now’s Alex Ashlock has been speaking to some of the runners and joins us from race headquarters.

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Teenagers Create Impromptu Exhibit At San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art

As the pair toured the museum, they wondered if they could do better. So 16-year-old Kevin Nguyen decided to get creative.

June 3 3 Comments

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Author Explores Conformity, Mental Health In New Teen Novel

Matthew Quick published his fourth young adult book, "Every Exquisite Thing," this week.

June 2 13 Comments

Do Meal Kits Provide Great Taste Along With Convenience?

Resident chef Kathy Gunst tested a multitude of meal kits, and gives co-host Jeremy Hobson the inside scoop.