Award-winning Wisconsin doctor, Overly bright headlights, Rethinking regret

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We talk to a Wisconsin doctor who was named one of USA TODAY’s Women of the Year. Then, a journalist helps us understand why newer cars have headlights so bright. Later, the author of a new book shares how we can harness our regrets as a good thing in our lives.

Featured in this Show

  • Wisconsin doctor awarded USA TODAY's Women of the Year recognition

    Wisconsin doctor Julianna Doniere is recognized as one of USA TODAY’s Women of the Year. She received such recognition after fighting against opioid addiction, gun violence and COVID-19. Join us to hear from Dr. Doniere on what the recognition means to her and common misconceptions associated with both addiction and gun violence.

  • Headlights too bright? It's not just you — and it could change

    General Motors has recalled certain headlights for issues related their being too bright — and in the wrong direction. But modern headlights in general have built a reputation for being too aggressive. We talk about how these luminaries may be dialed back going forward.

  • How understanding our regrets can be beneficial

    Regrets: we all have them. But do they help us, or hold us back? We talk to the author of a new book who says understanding our regrets, and what they have in common with others, can help us lead happier lives.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Emilie Burditt Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Dr. Julianna Doniere Guest
  • Henry Grabar Guest
  • Daniel Pink Guest

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