Closer Look: APD Millennial Academy; Trachoma; And More | WABE 90.1 FM

Closer Look: APD Millennial Academy; Trachoma; And More

Dec 22, 2016

Thursday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress":

  • 0:00: Jim Burress and Rose Scott provide a news brief about Barnes & Noble, Inc. Founder and CEO Leonard Riggio’s $1 million gift to Spelman College;
  • 01:19: Teri Plummer McClure, a top executive at Atlanta-based UPS, talks about her work with the Task Force for Global Health on eliminating trachoma, a blinding eye infection seen mostly in Africa;
  • 18:30: Producer Eboni Lemon visits and profiles the Atlanta Police Department’s "Millennial Leaders Citizen Police Academy";
  • 24:51: Dr. Ford Vox and Jim Burress present this week’s "Medical Minute" segment with a look at why acetaminophen -- the active ingredient in Tylenol -- could contribute to hearing loss;
  • 29:36: Listeners and PBA employees — including Rose and Jim — reflect on the big toy gifts they got when they were young;
  • 34:42: Andy Miller, editor of Georgia Health News, talks with Jim Burress and Rose Scott about the big healthcare-related stories of 2016, as well as what to expect in the coming year. 

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