Northampton, MA – July is international Mad Pride Month. All over the world, there have been events, celebrations, and protests to celebrate those who have psychological disorders and choose to forgo traditional medication. This Sunday the Freedom Center in Northampton, Massachusetts added their voice to the fray and sponsored a bed push protest calling for an "escape from psychiatry". Sarah Yahm has more.
Plattsburgh, NY – If you see oranges bobbing in the northern waters of Lake Champlain this week, scientists want you to take note. The fruit are part of an experiment to track algae blooms. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – (Airs: 7/27/07 and 7/28/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's program: we'll have latest on the continuing fight between Governor Spitzer and Senate Majority Leader Bruno, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the leaders' fight, and a central NY city takes steps to address an emerging problem.
Albany, NY – (AIRS: 7/29/07 and 7/30/07) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Kingston Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld, WTEN Anchor Elisa Streeter, Elmira Star Gazette Publisher Monte Trammer and WNYT Anchor Lydia Kulbida discuss media issues of the week in this special hour long re-union show.
Albany, NY – Dr. Alan Chartock hosts as Dr. James Scaduto takes WAMC listener calls on the topic of inpatient hospital care. Hand washing in hospitals, who pays for hospitalists, sarcoidosis, stomach bands, and more on Medical Monday.