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Radioactive Water As A Cure-All? A Look At Medical 'Quackery' That ...

Radioactive Water As A Cure-All? A Look At Medical 'Quackery' That Didn't Hold Up

Oct. 17
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

There have been mavericks in the history of medicine whose crazy ideas have advanced the treatment of disease. But there were the other kind of medical mavericks who just had crazy ideas, like giving babies opiates to stop them from crying or eating tapeworms to lose weight.

Podcast Episode 127: Giallo Cinema, Killing It With Style

Podcast Episode 127: Giallo Cinema, Killing It With Style

Oct. 5
By Beth Accomando

Italian giallo cinema is something everyone needs to experience at least once. It consumes you like a fever dream and assaults your senses with an audacious excess of style. Soak up some glorious giallo elegance with this podcast.

'Courageous Aging' Author To Speak At Saturday Expo

'Courageous Aging' Author To Speak At Saturday Expo

Oct. 5
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Ken Druck, the author of "Courageous Aging: Your Best Years Ever Reimagined" will be speaking at the Successful Aging Expo at the Del Mar Fairgrounds on Saturday.

Create Your Own Film Class With Series Devoted To Hitchcock, Giallo

Create Your Own Film Class With Series Devoted To Hitchcock, Giallo

Sept. 29
By Beth Accomando

October and Halloween are just around the corner and that means some fun film programming. Angelika Film Center hosts its month-long Hitchcocktober fest while Digital Gym Cinema features a Giallo film series.

One Book Film Series Kicks Off Oct. 3 At Central Library

One Book Film Series Kicks Off Oct. 3 At Central Library

Sept. 28
By Beth Accomando

The San Diego Central Library hosts a nine-part program, running Tuesdays Oct. 3 through Nov. 28, of diverse films that address the themes of peacemaking, migration, resilience and reconciliation featured in the One Book San Diego 2017 selection “The Sandcastle Girls.”

SDSU Professor Writes Book On History Of Left-Handedness

SDSU Professor Writes Book On History Of Left-Handedness

Sept. 26
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Howard Kushner, professor emeritus at San Diego State University, wrote about the history of left-handedness in "On the Other Hand: Left Hand, Right Brain, Mental Disorder, and History."

La Jolla Physician Discusses Book On 'How Breathing Is Killing Us A...

La Jolla Physician Discusses Book On 'How Breathing Is Killing Us And What We Can Do About It'

Sept. 20
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

In his book, "Gasping For Air: How Breathing Is Killing Us And What We Can Do About It," Dr. Kevin Glynn talks about the internal and external factors that are causing many people to struggle to breath.

How One Writer Built A Career Off Side Hustles

How One Writer Built A Career Off Side Hustles

Sept. 20
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

According to one estimate, more than 44 million Americans have a side hustle and for some, a second job could be more than another stream of income.

Gretchen Rubin's New Book: Knowing Your Personality Profile Can Hel...

Gretchen Rubin's New Book: Knowing Your Personality Profile Can Help You Improve Your Life

Sept. 18
By Brooke Ruth, Michael Lipkin

Rubin will discuss "The Four Tendencies: The Indispensable Personality Profiles That Reveal How To Make Your Life Better (And Other People's Lives Better, Too)" at events in Rancho Santa Fe and San Diego on Wednesday.

GamerGate Target Zoë Quinn Pushes Back Against Online Trolls

GamerGate Target Zoë Quinn Pushes Back Against Online Trolls

Sept. 14
By Michael Lipkin

Video game designer Zoe Quinn was the target of an online harassment campaign in 2014. She received rape and death threats, people hacked her accounts, stalked her in person and threatened her family.

Classics Return To Ken Cinema

Classics Return To Ken Cinema

Sept. 14
By Beth Accomando

Landmark’s Ken Cinema kicks off another week of cinema classics.

'The Sandcastle Girls' Author In Town For Kickoff Events For One Bo...

'The Sandcastle Girls' Author In Town For Kickoff Events For One Book, One San Diego

Sept. 12
By Alison St John, Brooke Ruth

"The Sandcastle Girls" is a multi-generational tale that spans nearly 100 years and focuses on the Armenian Genocide.

Narcissism Expert Says Calling Trump Mentally Ill Is A Misdiagnosis

Narcissism Expert Says Calling Trump Mentally Ill Is A Misdiagnosis

Sept. 6
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

One of the world's foremost psychiatrists has written a book about why President Trump is not mentally ill, but America may be.

'Quakeland' Warns The U.S. Is Unprepared For The Next Big Quake

'Quakeland' Warns The U.S. Is Unprepared For The Next Big Quake

Sept. 5
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Earthquakes are something Californians have felt and have feared for decades. Now, a new book is warning that Earthquakes aren't just a California problem.

SDSU Professor On How Smartphones Have Changed Teens

SDSU Professor On How Smartphones Have Changed Teens

Aug. 29
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Psychologist Jean Twenge is the author of the new book, “iGen: Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood — and What That Means for the Rest of Us.”

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