Dealing With Seasonal Depression, Holiday Food Poisoning, FCC Moves To End Net Neutrality

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The changing seasons and shortening days can leave many with depression-like symptoms. A doctor talks about identifying Seasonal Affective Disorder and how to deal with it. We look at the implications of the FCC’s plan to gut the net neutrality regulations put in place by the Obama administration. We also discuss some useful tips for making sure we’re preparing our food safely during the holidays.

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  • Dealing With Seasonal Affective Disorder

    In the winter months when the days get shorter and there is less daylight than the rest of the year, a number of Wisconsinites find themselves struggling with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which is triggered by a lack of sunlight. A psychiatrist shares tips on dealing with seasonal depression.

  • How Families Can Avoid Food Poisoning During The Holiday Season

    Holidays are a time for family and a great meal, but sometimes food poisoning can lurk around the corner. We speak with Shelley Feist, Executive Director of the Partnership for Food Safety Education, about how people can keep themselves healthy around the around the holidays.

  • FCC To End Net Neutrality

    The Federal Communications Commission is ending Obama-era protections for unfettered access to the Internet. The new policy would give Internet providers the ability to control what websites and services its customers could access, and at what cost.

    Does the issue of net neutrality concern you? Do you think service providers should be able to charge more for faster or more complete access to the Internet? Do you trust the market to set the price, or do you think that the government should be involved?

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Haleema Shah Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Dr. Marc Kalin Guest
  • Shelley Feist Guest
  • Aram Sinnreich Guest

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