Today on Boston Public Radio:

  • Medical ethicist Art Caplan discussed an increase in diabetics going to Canada to buy insulin due to lower costs.
  • Do those lifelike dolls schools have girls take care of actually reduce teen pregnancy? Does shaving hair actually make it grow back thicker? We opened up the phone lines to ask our listeners about medical myths they find people tend to believe.
  • We broke down the symbolism of President Donald Trump's military parade on the Fourth of July and Democrats' recent calls to decriminalize border crossings with national security expert Juliette Kayyem.
  • Tech journalist Andy Ihnatko joined us for a primer on how to get the best pictures out of your iPhone during the Fourth of July fireworks.
  • Ali Noorani of the National Immigration Forum examined the new rules that will give Attorney General William Barr more influence over the immigration courts.
  • Author Gary Styneghart discussed his latest book, "Lake Success."
  • Author Christopher Castelanni discussed his newest book, "Leading Men."