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In this episode of Pandora's Box, KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Pandora's Box co-host Joanie Trussel about internet addiction, what it looks like in its most extreme cases, how it is affecting children, and how parents can look at their own behaviors and set limits to help maintain healthy relationships with the digital world.

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In this episode of Pandora's Box, host Lyn Patrick talks with Dr. Celia Chen, Ecotoxicologist in the Department of Biological Sciences at Dartmouth College, about her research on mercury in the environment, how it gets into the fish in our lakes and rivers, and its potential impacts on human health.

Eating Well and Feeling Well

Nov 9, 2015
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Food is such normal part of our lives that we sometimes forget how much what we eat affects our mood and well-being. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Tess Challis, a vegan chef and author who helps people eat delicious, nutritious foods that also contribute to inner wellness and holistic health.

Getting Help With Parenting

Nov 4, 2015
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SafeCare is an in-home program that provides training for parenting, child safety, and child health. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Midge Kirk, director of the SafeCare program at the Montezuma County Public Health Department, about how the program supports parents in keeping their home safe for children and taking care of their child’s basic health care needs.

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In this episode of Pandora's Box, host Joanie Trussel talks with Katrina Blair, author of "The Wild Wisdom of Weeds", about how weeds and the push to eradicate them needs to be seen in a different light, where the nutritional and ecological value of weeds is valued, and the use of pesticides is more seriously scrutinized by farmers who wish to grow sustainable crops.

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In this episode of the More Than You Want To Know Show, the EngiNerd explores hiccups: what they are, what causes them, serious consequences that can result from severe cases of hiccups, and ways to cure them.

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Parkinson's Disease is a difficult condition for those affected, but also for their care givers. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Cheryl Siefert from the Parkinson Association of the Rockies, and Linda Carter with C&G Health Care Management, about the symptoms of Parkinson's Disease, and about an upcoming forum for those who care for patients or loved ones who suffer from Parkinson's or other debilitating diseases.

The Power of Music As We Age

Oct 7, 2015
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Research on how music affects our health and well-being consistently shows that it can have a profound effect on older people who are suffering from dementia or Alzheimer's Disease.

Chalkbeat Colorado

In this episode of Pandora's Box, host Joanie Trussel talks with Shamai Buckel, a founding member of the Kiva Montessori Charter School in Cortez, and Laurie Hall of The Farm Bistro restaurant about their collaboration to feed Kiva students fresh, local foods at lunch time, and the impact it has on children's health and well-being.

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In this episode of the More Than You Want To Know Show, the EngiNerd looks into why we get a runny nose, how it is related to the dew point, and how jalapeno peppers can be a tortuous way to conduct your own runny nose experiment.

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