Albany, NY – A cement plant south of Albany has the dubious distinction of being nationally recognized as New York's biggest mercury polluter...advocates are urging state officials to clean it up...Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Albany, NY – Are you drinking enough water? And how much is enough? It's a simple question with no easy answers. On this week's Health Update, Dr. Philip Stieg tries to clear up some of the myths surrounding just how much water we need to consume each day.
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.