• 2006
  • 24:45
  • USA

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My Lobotomy

By David Isay & Piya Kochar

My Lobotomy explores one of medical history’s most controversial chapters -- when transorbital lobotomies were widely condoned -- through one man’s personal journey. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 6:25
  • USA

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Except Me

By Erin Davis

Andrew Skillings is eleven now, but he was first diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome, a high functioning form of autism, when he was just two. (more)

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  • 2014
  • 25:15
  • USA

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Four Failing Lungs

By Catie Talarski

For Beth and Brian, a lung transplant could extend their lives for years. Or, it could lead to rejection and continued suffering. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:50
  • USA

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The Bittersweetness of God's Love (1)

By Eric Winick

Chuck Piekarski, Baker at God's Love We Deliver in New York, came to his job after experiencing a personal tragedy -- and now he's giving back. (more)

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  • 2002
  • 34:31
  • USA

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My So-Called Lungs

By Joe Richman & Laura Rothenberg

Laura Rothenberg is 21 years old, but likes to say that she’s already had her mid-life crisis. Laura has cystic fibrosis, a genetic disorder that affects the lungs and other organs. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #70: The Brain Show

By Various producers

This hour: the mysteries and complexities of the brain. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 4:01
  • USA

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COMPETITIVE EATING = UMI… OR UMAMI

By Jeng-Tyng (Jen) Hong

Legend has it that on July 4, 1916, four immigrants had a hot dog eating contest at Coney Island to determine the most patriotic; Crazy Legs Conti is the ultimate American. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 60:09
  • USA

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Re:sound #3: The Karaoke Tupperware Show

By Assorted producers

This hour: karaoke as marital therapy, a man tries to cure his stutter, the weird world of Tupperware parties, and more. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Salt On the Lips

By Jenny Asarnow

David channels his frustrated desires into detailed fantasies for the perfect sensual feast. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 1:15
  • France

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ARTE Radio

By Silvain Gire

It's French. It's all online. It's pretty much Radio 2.0... (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:53
  • USA

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Sweet Chlorine

By Jessica Campbell

Julia Campbell needs to swim, like most people need to eat. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 7:28
  • USA

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Parts of Speech

By Emily Kwong

Doug Harlow isn't afraid to use his voice. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Birth, Birth, Rebirth

By Chris Sewell

As Tom recovers from a traumatic brain injury, he and his wife welcome newborn twins into the world. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:59
  • USA

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The Bittersweetness of God's Love (3)

By Eric Winick

Karen Pearl, CEO of God's Love We Deliver, explains the mission of the organization, and Hassan Mazyan Jr., a client, describes its impact on his life. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 28:45
  • UK

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Hearts, Lungs, and Minds

By John Wynne

Hearts, Lungs, and Minds is a “composed documentary” by sound artist John Wynne, who spent a year as an artist in residence at Harefield Hospital, one of the world’s leading centers for heart and lung transplants. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 14:20
  • UK

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The View From Here

By Melanie Wilson

A patient, blinded in an accident, wakes to another day of darkness. Resolved to sidestep the persistent murk of her obscured vision, she turns instead to the world of her imagination and memory, where the everyday patterns of human routine take on a new significance. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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A Juicy Trip from Bitter to Savory

By Sydney Beveridge

A milestone birthday inspires an extreme juice quest. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 13:31
  • Canada

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Signal to Noise

By Paolo Pietropaolo

What happens when you work with sound everyday -- listening to it, recording it, manipulating it -- and then one day, one of those sounds sticks around for good? (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:50
  • CANADA

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That's So Sweet You Shouldn't Have

By Maxine Bergevin

What happens when you stop eating dessert but can't bring yourself to say "No" to people's generosity? (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:52
  • AUSTRALIA

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No Appetite for Bitter Old Men

By Ruslan Kulski

Christ! I smoke cigarettes! Leave me alone! (more)

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