Indictments in Russia Probe, Changing Tenant-Landlord Laws May Affect Vulnerable Populations, Spouses Of Cancer Patients Less Likely To Receive Care For Depression

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller has indicted several Russian nationals and organizations as part of the ongoing probe into election interference. We find out what the charges are, and how non-US individuals can be brought to justice. A new study by the UW Carbone Cancer Center reveals that spouses of cancer patients suffering from depression are significantly less likely to seek treatment. We talk about the mental health of caregivers with our guest. We also take a look at changing laws for landlords that could affect vulnerable populations.

Featured in this Show

  • Special Counsel Indicts Russian Nationals And Groups

    Special Counsel Robert Mueller has indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian organizations for election interference, wire fraud and bank fraud. We find out what this means for the ongoing probe, and whether there was any finding of collusion with the Trump campaign.

  • How Vulnerable Groups Are Impacted By Changing Landlord-Tenant Laws

    Since 2011, there have been over 100 changes to laws regulating rental properties in Wisconsin. Landlords have gained more power to evict tenants, access their personal information, raise late fees, and more. We talk to a reporter who met with students, undocumented immigrants, and victims of domestic abuse to see how the changes are affecting them.

  • Depression and Caregiving

    Caregivers of cancer patients are just as likely to be depressed as the cancer patients themselves, but a new study finds that they’re less likely to seek treatment. We talk with a researcher about the study and what we can do to take better care of caregivers.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Gretchen Brown Producer
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Lowell Barrington Guest
  • Lisa Speckhard-Pasque Guest
  • Kristin Litzelman Ph.D. Guest

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