With Naomi Oreskes, Professor of the History of Science at Harvard. In 2010, Oreskes co-authored Merchants of Doubt: : How a handful of scientists obscured the truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming and the science fiction work The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future.  About the book:  The troubling story of how a … Continued


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ChefMD’s Special

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ChefMD’s Big Book of Culinary Medicine: A Food Lover’s Road Map to: Losing Weight, Preventing Disease, Getting Really Healthy, by John La Puma and  Rebecca Powell Marx. With Host Philip Maldari. Click Here to Donate to KPFA Today


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Lottery of Birth Special

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Excerpts of the documentary “Lottery of Birth” directed by Raoul Martinez, Joshua van Praag. With Host Mitch Jeserich. Click Here to Donate to KPFA Today


With Michael Backes, specialist in cannabis science and policy issues at a southern California consultancy. He previously founded the first evidence-based medical cannabis dispensary. He’s author of the book Cannabis Pharmacy: The Practical Guide to Medical Marijuana.  About the book:  There are currently 4.2 million medical cannabis patients in the United States, and there are 20 states … Continued