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Saving Lives Through Organ Transplants

There are more than 120,000 men, women and children in the United States (nearly 12,000 in Texas alone) who need an organ transplant to live. A single donor can save as many as 8 lives through organ donation and help as many as 75 people through cornea and tissue donation. Every 10 minutes someone new is added to the national transplant waiting list. Still, about 8,000 people die every year waiting... [Read more]

Zika and West Nile: How Serious Are They?

Joining host, Dennis McCuistion, to discuss the growing dangers and spread of West Nile and Zika and the issues associated with them are: Tara Smith, PhD – Associate Professor, Kent State University College of Public Health, Christopher Perkins, M.D. – Medical Director/ Health Authority- Dallas County Health and Human Services, Zachary Thompson – Director, Dallas County Health and... [Read more]

Re-Air: Pros and Cons of Middle East Refugees Coming to America

[clickandtweet handle=”” hashtag=”#middleeast #refugees” related=”” layout=”” position=””]Millions of Middle East refugees are fleeing or have fled Middle Eastern countries because of wars, ISIS and terrorism and economic crisis.[/clickandtweet] The countries they’ve turned to are torn between compassion and fear that some of the refuges... [Read more]

Climate Change: The Economics and Solutions

The economics of climate change is becoming an increasingly critical issue and divisive issue. President- elect Donald Trump’s pick for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) , the Hon. Scott Pruitt, Attorney –General, State of Oklahoma, is a major change away from the previous administration’s position on climate change. Historically, EPA chiefs have been climate change advocates. Mr. Pruitt... [Read more]

Climate Change/Global Warming: What Do 97% of Scientists Agree On?

Advocates of climate change say 97% of scientists agree that the earth is warming catastrophically, the science is settled and anyone who disagrees is just flat wrong. The issue they claim is primarily the accumulation of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Climate change views though are open to interpretation and many disagree that the earth is warming – catastrophically . Essentially the warming... [Read more]

Climate Change/Global Warming: The History, the Threat, the Exaggeration

Climate change is the subject of this week’s episode. Over the past 10 years, the question of mankind’s role in the warming climate has become a deeply polarized one in U.S. politics. An October survey from Pew Research found that only 15 percent of conservative Republicans think climate change is a function of human activity, compared with 79 percent of liberal Democrats. Left to Right:... [Read more]

(Re-Air) Fractured Relationships: Their Impact on Our Personal Lives

The recent election campaign has caused decided schisms in relationships. Overall the breakdown in relationships is having an impact on every level, financial, social, psychological and in some cases is causing long lasting breaks in our communities among friends and families. There is a high cost involved in how we communicate and treat each other. Left to Right: Mahmoud Sadri, Phd, Dennis McCuistion,... [Read more]

Fractured Relationships and Their Impact on Business and Politics – Part 1

Robert Hall, businessman, consultant and author: This Land Of Strangers: The Relationship Crisis That Imperils Home, Work, Politics and Faith, joined us a while back for a two part program on our relational decline and the societal trends that got us there. In the face of the backlash and continuing protests following the election results, his thoughts are insightful and shed some insight into the... [Read more]

How Social Media and Technology Influence Elections

Can Twitter predict who will win the election? Two out of three Americans use social media every day. There are 100 million daily active twitter users, 1,374,000,000 people on Facebook, 2.3 million Google searches a second, 187 million unique visitors monthly; and 1 billion viewers on YouTube generating millions of hours and trillions of views. Our go-to means for research and news has changed dramatically... [Read more]

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