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Joining us today on Vox Pop - Dr. Jennifer Michaels of The Brien Center for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and Berkshire Medical Center is here to discuss mental health and substance abuse issues for the latest edition of Medical Monday. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

  Today on Vox Pop, bird expert Rich Guthrie answering your avian inquiries.WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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Today on Vox Pop, we look at where art and law meet with the Copyright Forum. Our guests are artist Polly Law, intellectual property lawyer Paul Rapp, and medical illustrator Bill Westwood. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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Leaders from around the world gathered in South Africa today to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela, who died Friday at age 95. 

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Albany Medical Center

Joining us on this Medical Monday is Dr. Hassan Shawa, of the Albany Medical Center Endocrinology Division. He specializes in thyroid disorders, hormonal imbalance and treatment of gland tumors, and is here to respond to your questions on these topics.

On this edition of Vox Pop, we welcome renowned astronomer Bob Berman to the studio to field all of your Astronomy-related questions.

  The holiday season is upon us, and today we’ve got two guests who are sure to have some suggestions on how to spice up your holiday cooking!

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As the National Transportation Safety Board investigates the deadliest train derailment New York has seen in more than two decades, alarming details are emerging about just what happened to the Metro North commuter train Sunday morning and why.  

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It’s that time of year again – the hustle and bustle of the holiday season and wintertime can be an exciting time for family, friends and cold-weather sports. But for hospital emergency rooms, it’s a time for hypothermia, frostbite, carbon-monoxide poisoning and snow-shoveling safety.   

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Cyber Monday is coming up, and computers and digital gadgets are likely to play a huge role in your holiday season this year. It’s the computer show on today’s Vox Pop, with Tony Yang of GIG Computers. WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.

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Almost a year after the horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, the State’s Attorney has released a report profiling the killer, 20-year-old Adam Lanza.

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November is National Diabetes Month. Joining us on this Medical Monday to talk about the disease that afflicts more than 25 million Americans, is endocrinologist Dr. Gregg Gerety and NBA legend Dominique Wilkins.

It's the Science Forum today on Vox Pop today as we welcome back our esteemed panel of experts.  Today's panel:  Barbara Brabetz, Ed Standard and Helen Ghiardella. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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Thanksgiving is upon us, and today we’ve got a guest who is sure to have some suggestions on how to spice up your holiday cooking. From your plate to your airwaves – today we’re pleased to welcome Chef Ric Orlando, chef-owner of new world home cooking company in Saugerties, New York and chef-manager of New World Bistro Bar in Albany.

Vox Pop : Women in Politics : 11/19/13

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Albany Mayor-elect Kathy Sheehan joins Alan Chartock on the Vox Pop today to talk about women in politics.

Joining us today on Medical Monday to answer your questions on obstetrics and gynecology are Drs. Amy Novatt and Rachel Masch.

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Today on Vox Pop, we’re joined by Gordon Fricke – owner and operator of Barber & Fricke Automotive Incorporated, an independent repair, auto body, towing and used car facility in Hoosick, New York, to talk cars and car repair.

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It’s our Pets & Vets program this afternoon, and here to take your calls is Dr. Carrie O’Laughlin of Delmar Animal Hospital in Delmar, New York. Ray Graf hosts.

You can post your questions and comments below, on our Vox Pop status update on WAMC’s Facebook page, or on Twitter @WAMCVoxPop.

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Planning for college is the focus of today’s program, and certified educational planner Lynell Engelmyer is in the studio this afternoon to talk more about it.

Joining us today to talk pediatrics is Dr. Richard Solby – a practicing pediatrician in Johnstown, New York. He comes to us from Nathan-Littauer hospital, and has a passion for health, wellness, and fitness. Dr. Solby is also an outspoken advocate for the prevention of childhood obesity. Alan Chartock hosts. 

Today on Vox Pop, bird expert Rich Guthrie answering your avian inquiries.WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

  Our Beer and Brewing experts are back, and they’re ready to talk with you about home brewing, the latest Beer news and events. 

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It's Pets & Vets on this edition of Vox Pop with Dr. Ron Scharf of the Animal Hospital of Niskayuna, New York. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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One year ago today, the region hunkered down and faced Superstorm Sandy. Meanwhile, across the pond, the U.K. and Europe is recovering from a Sandy-like storm that has taken lives and caused untold damage. And now we’re reaching the end of this year’s Atlantic hurricane season and must prepare to face that infamous northeast winter weather.

Dr. Vince Carsillo
Capital District Renal Physicians

Dr. Vincent Carsillo of Capital District Renal Physicians is in the studio today to discuss internal medicine and nephrology.

Today on Vox Pop, we’re joined by Gordon Fricke – owner and operator of Barber & Fricke Automotive Incorporated, an independent repair, auto body, towing and used car facility in Hoosick, New York, to talk cars and car repair.

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The World Series is upon us! The Boston Red Sox are set to face the St. Louis Cardinals in this year’s championship. Game One is tonight at Fenway Park in Boston. 

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After more than 40 years of boycotting, former New York Governor Mario Cuomo has finally watched ‘The Godfather.’ He said it in 1972 that the movie—and the way that the mafia has been presented in popular culture—sends a horrible message, stereotyping Italian-Americans. And he’s saying it again now…even though he admitted the movie was artistically good.

Dr. Doug Tumen
Hudson Valley Foot Associates

On this edition of Medical Monday on Vox Pop - podiatry and podiatric surgery with Dr. Douglas Tumen of Hudson Valley Foot Associates. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

It's the Science Forum today on Vox Pop today as we welcome back our esteemed panel of experts. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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