Albany, NY – The skin condition Rosacea affects more than 45-million people worldwide. It's believed several factors can provoke and outbreak but researchers are still working to understand its exact cause. In this week's Health Update, Dr. Philip Stieg takes a look at the findings of a new study which may shed light on the cause of this common but often misunderstood disorder.
Hancock, MA – A new business venture launched in the Berkshires is being touted by some as a way to make alternative energy projects financially accessible. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;
Perhaps only a cat with its nine lives can claim to have more than Theodore Bikel has had. Folk singer; theater, film and television actor; radio host; president of Actors' Equity; political activist; Jewish spokesman, and author are some of the many careers to which Mr. Bikel can lay claim.
Montpelier, VT – Town Meeting Day ballot voting is complete in Vermont. Voters chose selectboard and school board members and decided on numerous articles in communities across the state. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – Consumer Confidence among New Yorkers has collapsed: A new Siena Poll charts the Empire State 18 points below the sagging National Consumer Confidence Rate. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas has details.