Wisconsin Gangs, Innovative Milwaukee Transportation, What Do We Know About Vitamins?

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Nearly half of all Americans take vitamin pills daily, and we even have entire shops dedicated to supplements that promise to help us feel our best. But how many vitamins do we actually need, and how often should we take them? We explore what we know, and don’t know, about health supplements. We also get the story behind Milwaukee’s innovative public transportation options, and explore the rising issue of gang violence around the state.

Featured in this Show

  • Quelling Gangs And Gang-Related Violence

    Some Wisconsin communities are seeing an uptick of gang-related violence. A Madison police officer outlines the signs that there may be gang activity in your neighborhood and offers solutions for turning the tide against it.

  • Milwaukee Stands Out For Transportation Innovation

    Milwaukee ranks #15 on WISPIRG innovative transportation tools index.

  • What Do We Really Know About Vitamins? Not Much, According To One Journalist

    Vitamins are everywhere these days, and we often hear that more vitamins lead to better health. But what do we really know about the health properties of vitamins? A journalist makes the case that we don’t actually know very much about vitamins, and with all the misinformation about them out there, we’re potentially putting ourselves at risk.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Cynthia Schuster Producer
  • Galen Druke Producer
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Officer Lester Moore Guest
  • Catherine Price Guest