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The American Heart Association has released new guidelines that may end up putting more patients on statins. Why are some doctors worried about these changes? Then, public meetings are being held to determine the fate of the Hahamonga Watershed Park. How can the county balance the safety needs with concerns for the environment? Next, we talk with author Richard Kurin about the history of America in 101 objects. Then, some democrats are pushing for consumers' choice on insurance policies. Do you think more options are needed? Lastly, we talk about election politics with authors Mark Halperin, and John Heilemann.
Patt Morrison is a guest hosting AirTalk today. A leaked climate change report predicts massive changes for the future. Then, is the United States really a collection of extremely distinct nations? Next, is the word "huh" a universal word across all languages? Next, with the FAA relaxing in flight technology use are in flight phone calls are going to be more common? Then, how do you break up with your significant other? What is the etiquette of breaking up online or via text? Lastly, we talk with author Anita Elberse about what makes someone a phenomenal hit int he entertainment industry.
A Typhoon has devastated areas of the Philippine islands. What are local agencies here doing to help? Then, a third Tesla car caught on fire. Will these incidents turn off consumers from buying Tesla cars? Next, we talk with Colonel Chris Hadfield about his life as an astronaut. What questions do you have for him? Then, what does it mean now that the U.S. has lost voting rights with Unesco? Next, is the California employment office doing enough to help veterans? Lastly, we talk with NPR correspondent David Folkenflik who will give us an inside look at the world of Murdoch.
The U.S. continues to try to negotiate with Iran over their nuclear enrichment program. Is Iran using their nuclear stockpile for energy or for weapons? Then, President Obama apologized to the public for the glitches in the Affordable Care Act. Do you think an apology was necessary? Next, this weekend Angelenos can visit Sylmar cascades up close.Will you be going? Then, we talk about the first ten years of StoryCorps, an organization that shares the stories of everyday Americans. Then TGIF it's Filmweek with our critics reviewing the latest movies, and discussing early Oscar predictions.
Guest host Patt Morrison leads the discussion on the FDA moving to remove all trans fats from foods. What will happen to some of your favorite snacks? Then, many residents in Southern California witnesses a meteor shower last night. Did you see it? Next, a European satellite has been out of fuel since October and will fall back to earth. Should we be concerned on where the debris will land? Then, can affairs actually strengthen a marriage? Next, does LA County need more supervisors, and should California regulate its groundwater? Lastly, we talk with author Katie Davis about today's youth deal with tech overload.
There is a lot of chatter about how the Republican Party can recapture the White House in 2016. Is one solution to marginalize the tea party? Then, we continue our water series by looking at the Bay Area conservation plan. Next, in the case of a tragic accident or terminal illness how soon should someone be able to choose to end their life? Then, is our society too reliant on machines? What impact does this have on our performances? Lastly, we talk with author Daniel Stern about life as a swinger.