How we discuss homelessness, Benefits of ice cream

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Trees with green leaves surround a blue tent in the park.
A tent is set up in Reindahl Park on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, in Madison, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

We talk to a rhetoric expert about how the ways we talk about homelessness impact the way we deal with the issue. Then, we learn more about the myths and facts surrounding the health benefits of eating ice cream.

Featured in this Show

  • How conversations around homelessness impact our actions

    A rhetoric and civic engagement expert breaks down how popular depictions of homelessness can influence our real-world behavior towards those experiencing it.

  • What science says about the health benefits of ice cream

    Could a daily dose of your favorite ice cream actually reduce your risk of Type 2 diabetes? We talk with a public health historian and a nutritionist about a series of scientific studies that show some health benefit to enjoying a little ice cream.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Beatrice Lawrence Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Producer
  • Whitney Gent Guest
  • David Merritt Johns Guest
  • Brianne Thornton Guest

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