Support group for grandparents, Efforts to reduce smoking, Sugar production

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Andreo Diez, from Buenos Aires, Argentina, holds Ignacio, her baby born via a Ukrainian surrogate mother, after spending two weeks in quarantine, due to the coronavirus outbreak, in a hotel where the Biotexcom clinic, the country's largest surrogate opera
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We learn about the role of grandparents in addressing child care shortages. Then, we explore efforts to reduce smoking in Wisconsin. Then, the host of a podcast called “Big Sugar” discusses sugar production in the United States.

Featured in this Episode

  • When grandparents parent their grandchildren

    As discussions ramp up in Wisconsin about child care centers facing a “cliff,” we hear from an often unrecognized group of caretakers — grandparents. A Waukesha support group elevates the voices of grandparents adopting their grandchildren. Original air date: Oct. 24, 2023

  • Researchers explore smoking policies and prevention

    We examine the state of smoking in Wisconsin. Original air date: Oct. 31, 2023

  • ‘Big Sugar’ podcast explores how a multi-billion dollar industry affects the environment and your health

    American sugar exports totaled over $1.4 billion in 2022, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. We talk with the host of the podcast “Big Sugar” for a deeper look into one of the world’s most-produced crops. Original air date: Sept. 5, 2023

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Judy Deysach Guest
  • Linda Senger Guest
  • Lorraine Lathen Guest
  • Celeste Headlee Guest
  • Keegan Kyle Executive Producer
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director

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