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This American Life

Tell Me I'm Fat

Today at 12:00pm
Repeats at 9:00pm

The way people talk about being fat is shifting. With one-third of Americans classified as overweight, and another third as obese, and almost none of us losing weight and keeping it off, maybe it’s time to rethink the way we see being fat.

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Living on Earth

Counting Horseshoe Crabs

Today at 4:00pm
Repeats at 4:00am

Horseshoe crabs are important in the Atlantic ecosystem, and also in medicine. They are an ancient species, but lately in decline.

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Snap Judgment

Shake, Rattle, & Roll

Today at 1:00pm
Repeats at 11:00pm

What happens when you try to hold your ground, but that same ground crumbles beneath you?

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KQED Productions

  • The California Report

    The California Report

    Daily news and a weekly newsmagazine, produced by KQED in partnership with stations statewide.

  • The Do List

    The Do List

    Cy Musiker and David Wiegand on the hottest tickets and shows in Northern California.

  • Forum

    Forum

    KQED's live call-in program presents wide-ranging discussions and in-depth interviews.

  • KQED News

    KQED News

    KQED's local news program reporting on the latest happenings in Northern California.

  • Perspectives

    Perspectives

    Our series of daily listener commentaries since 1991.