Today on Boston Public Radio:
Art Caplan discussed President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 diagnosis and the World Health Organization declaring a global health emergency over monkeypox. Caplan is the Drs. William F. and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor and founding head of the Division of Medical Ethics at NYU School of Medicine in New York City.
Then, we asked listeners whether or not they struggle to get enough sleep.
Jon Gruber explained the connection between extreme heat, climate change and economics. Gruber is the Ford Professor of Economics at MIT. His latest book is “Jump-Starting America: How Breakthrough Science Can Revive Economic Growth and the American Dream.”
Emily Worden updated listeners on the state of the job industry, and shared career advice with callers. Worden is a career coach and adjunct professor at Boston University, where she teaches Career Development in the Arts.
Kate Dineen told her story of traveling out of state to receive a late-term abortion, and Rebecca Hart Holder explained the state of abortion legislation in Massachusetts following the Supreme Court overturning Roe. v Wade. Dineen is Executive Vice President of A Better City. Hart Holder is Executive Director for Reproductive Equity Now.
Megan Sandberg-Zakain and Rachael Warren previewed their summer adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” on Boston Common. Sandberg-Zakian is the director of Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s rendition of Much Ado About Nothing. Warren plays Beatrice.
We ended the show by discussing the joys of ice cream trucks in the summer.