The Voices of Sjogren’s Syndrome

Most people probably never heard of Sjogren’s syndrome until Venus Williams announced she suffered from the condition. But an estimated four million Americans have Sjogren’s, making it one of the most prevalent autoimmune disorders.

To Dodge Blame, Officials Prepare Public For Worst

Because people are more likely to blame public officials if there is a repeat of a previous disaster, officials tend to disproportionately focus their safety efforts on preventing similar disasters in the future, researchers say. So, for example, officials might over-react to a hurricane in light of Katrina, even if the real threat to public safety may lie elsewhere.

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 To Dodge Blame, Officials Prepare Public For Worst

Will Global Warming Cause More Extreme Weather?

As the country continues to bake in record-breaking heat, and in this year of weather extremes, people want to know: Is this all part of an ominous climate change? Host Scott Simon speaks with NOAA meteorologist Martin Hoerling about the situation.

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Johnson Space Center Reflects On Shuttle Program

The end of the shuttle program is being felt exceptionally hard at Johnson Space Center in Houston. Thousands of people there worked on the shuttle and related projects — and the center is a major economic force in the city and the region.

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