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Thursday, April 8, 2010
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1:06 – 1:39
1:41 – 1:58:30
Education officials announced the first of three rounds of Race to the Top results last month, choosing to award only a small portion of a $4 billion pot to just two states. They left some sore losers in their wake, including
State Sen. Gloria Romero, D-East
MORE GUESTS TBD
2:06 – 2:30
Can David Frum single-handedly make the Republican Party more moderate?
Probably not, at least not based on what’s happened in the aftermath of David Frum’s comments on the health care reform debate. As far back as summer of 2009 Frum, the former speechwriter for George W. Bush, challenged certain Republican tactics in opposing health care and other Democratic initiatives. As healthcare reform crept closer to reality Frum again warned that the promised “Waterloo” defeat of the national health bill would actually be a defeat for Republicans—Frum wrote, “For them [conservative media broadcasters], it's mission accomplished. For the cause they purport to represent, it's
David Frum, founder & editor of the political blog FrumForum.com; former economic speechwriter for President George W. Bush
2:30 – 2:58:30
The debatable powers of breastfeeding: will more milk save lives & money?
It’s long been conventional wisdom that breastfeeding is the single most important thing that mothers can do for their infants, in terms of disease prevention and encouraging healthy growth—but that wisdom is fraught with anxiety and debate about how vital breastfeeding, how long it should be done and the magnitude of the promised health benefits. A new study from the journal Pediatrics quantifies those health benefits, finding that the lives of nearly 900 babies would be saved each year, along with billion of dollars, if 90% of
Dr. Melissa Bartick, internist, professor at
- Dr. Bartick also chairs the Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition.
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