7:01pm

Sun September 14, 2014
Health

Keeping cool: how to treat hot flashes

Jason Coleman

Hot flashes are a normal part of any woman’s progression through menopause that are often viewed as a simple passing phase. While many women go through menopause with little discomfort, others have a much harder time dealing with their symptoms and look for available treatment options.

This week on “Take Care,” Dr. JoAnn Manson discusses hot flashes and the things that women can do to reduce the severity of their symptoms. Manson is professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and chief of preventive medicine at Brigham and Women’s hospital.

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7:00pm

Sun September 14, 2014
Health

Raw food diet in its 'natural state'

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The raw diet has received a lot of attention from celebrities and health conscious people recently. But what actually constitutes a “raw” diet? Is it the temperature? It may just be a few simple changes that will not alter your lifestyle, just your health.

This week on "Take Care," Yuri Elkaim talks about what it really means to be on a raw diet. Elkaim is a registered holistic nutritionist, fitness expert and health coach, as well as a former professional soccer player. He currently writes a fitness blog at U.S. News and World Report.

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6:29pm

Sun September 14, 2014
Media

How Should The Media Handle Beheading Videos?

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6:29pm

Sun September 14, 2014
Middle East

Continued Killings Could Bolster Need For Action Against ISIS

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6:29pm

Sun September 14, 2014
Politics

Clintons Return To Iowa To Rally Democratic Hopefuls

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6:20pm

Sun September 14, 2014
NPR Story

Tensions In Ukraine Increase As Cease-Fire Appears To Have Dissolved

Originally published on Sun September 14, 2014 6:41 pm

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5:42pm

Sun September 14, 2014
My Big Break

Sergio Mendes On Jazz, Luck And 'The Magic Of The Encounter'

Originally published on Sun September 14, 2014 6:29 pm

The album Herb Alpert Presents Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 gave Mendes his first hit song, "Mas Que Nada," and his big break.
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As part of a series called "My Big Break," All Things Considered is collecting stories of triumph, big and small. These are the moments when everything seems to click, and people leap forward into their careers.

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5:10pm

Sun September 14, 2014
NPR Story

NFL Admits Players Are At Increased Risk Of Brain Injury

Originally published on Sun September 14, 2014 7:50 pm

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5:10pm

Sun September 14, 2014
NPR Story

Bread Might Make Us Fat, But You Can Still Long For A Loaf

Originally published on Sun September 14, 2014 6:29 pm

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4:55pm

Sun September 14, 2014
The Two-Way

Hannah Storm, A Pro, Fan And Mother, Gives NFL An Earful

Originally published on Sun September 14, 2014 8:09 pm

ESPN's Hannah Storm aimed a sharply worded op-ed segment at the NFL Sunday, taking the league to task for its handling of the Ray Rice incident. She asked, "What exactly does the NFL stand for?"
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This has been called a long and tough week for the NFL. But ESPN's Hannah Storm asked some tough questions on Sunday's SportsCenter that show how hard the week has been for the league's fans — especially for parents who struggle to reconcile their love for the game with its off-field violence.

A lifelong football fan who's also the mother of three daughters, Storm didn't hold back on her emotions when discussing the NFL's response to what she calls the "horrific Ray Rice elevator video" – and how it also dominated conversations in her home.

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