AirTalk for June 18, 2002

Ripley's Believe It Or Not

Ripley's Believe It Or Not! celebrates amazing, strange, inexplicable, weird, and all-true talents and capabilities. Larry Mantle talks with Ripley's archivist Edward Meyer about the Encyclopedia of the Bizarre (Black Dog & Leventhal) that collects the best of these feats, quirks, and talents.

Evidence-Based Herbal Medicine

Larry Mantle talks with Dr. Michael Rotblatt and Dr. Irwin Ziment about herbal medicine and their book, Evidence-Based Herbal Medicine (Hanley & Belfus, Inc.), that gives a detailed overview of the chemistry of herbal medicines, information on quality assurance, herb-drug interactions, the placebo affect, and more.
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