3.8.15: Vitamania, The Decision To Vaccinate, & A Profile Of An Ultramarathoner
The word vitamin has only been around for just over 100 years. But today vitamins are a $36 billion dollar-a-year industry.
On today’s show, the history and science behind the mostly unregulated vitamin market.
And, with new measles outbreaks discovered each week, parents who choose not to vaccinate their kids are in the cross hairs. We’ll talk to reporter who asks: are mothers to blame? And the story of an extreme athlete who balances work, family, and 400 miles of running and biking per week.
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The Multi-Billion Dollar, Largely Unregulated, Vitamin Market
Don't Blame Parents For Vaccine Resistance
Listerine's Origin Story
Global Hygiene Habits
An Endurance Athlete Goes the Distance