Midwest crane count, Strep throat, Better study habits

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Sandhill crane. USFWS (CC BY 2.0)

We learn more about the Midwest crane count and the health of the population in the state. Then, a doctor brings us up today on a rise in strep throat and a shortage of amoxicillin. Later, a psychology and learning expert joins us to share better tips for studying.

Featured in this Show

  • Strep throat and the amoxicillin shortage

    Invasive group A strep is on the rise amid a nationwide shortage of the antibiotic used to treat it. An infectious diseases expert explains.

  • How psychology can help us study more effectively

    Highlighting, flashcards, and testing ourselves are just a few of the study methods students use in the lead up to a big exam. But what actually helps us learn? A psychology expert talks with us about the answers he found in his book Study Like a Champ: The Psychology-based Guide to Grade A Study Habits.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Megan Meller Guest
  • Regan Gurung Guest

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