HOST INTRO: The three-day NFL Draft kicked off last night. Team managers signed the best college football players who proudly displayed their new jerseys for the crowds at Radio City Music Hall. Hilary Brueck reports the draft has morphed into an event that may even be outgrowing New York City. BRUECK: What started […]
HILARY: The Oklahoma execution that went awry Tuesday night has re-sparked international debate over lethal injection. Today, a spokesman for the United Nations Human Rights Commission in Geneva said the botched execution could amount to cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment. One of the problems with the execution was the lack of appropriate drugs. BACK ANNOUNCE: […]
Host Intro: RAYMOND: For some who use tanning booths, the appeal is more than just looking good, it makes them feel good too. But there are health risks associated with getting an unnatural glow. CAROLINE: Yesterday, Hollywood Tans agreed to stop selling their unlimited tanning packages, after the New York Attorney General found they were […]
Thirty six thousand runners will line the streets of Boston to run on Marathon Monday — one year after three people died and over 250 were injured in a bombing at the finish line. Security will be tight. Crowds are expected to be bigger than ever. Psychologist Monica O’Neal lives in Boston. She says on […]
Reporter Hilary Brueck laced up her running shoes to find out how new spring moves change how the body works AND how it looks.
HOST INTRO: Fresh fruits and vegetables may be part of the solution to America’s childhood obesity problem, a new study finds. Hilary Brueck has the story. According to the study in the journal Pediatrics, places with a lot of obese kids need more people like Juan. (fade up street ambi) JUAN “One dollar strawberry, one dollar!” (fade […]
Hilary Brueck delivers our weekly news roundup: From New York I’m Hilary Brueck and this is Columbia Radio News. Tensions remain high in Ukraine. Ousted President Viktor Yanukovych held a press conference today in southeast Russia. He said he’s opposed to any outside military intervention in his country. Russian armored vehicles cruised the streets of […]
HOST: The social media industry’s buzzing this week over Facebook’s announcement it’s buying Whatsapp for $19 billion dollars. That’s a pretty big price tag for something that’s basically a cheaper version of a text message. At Social Media Week in Chelsea, it seemed these kinds of apps geared for smaller communications, as opposed to the […]
Anti-smoking ads work, social scientists say. But they aren’t used often enough, according to a report on smoking the Surgeon General issued in January. The FDA is trying to fill the void, launching a new ad campaign with a new approach.