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Silver Solutions 2018 Senior Resource Fair

Jun 28, 2018

Texas Public Radio is pleased to be partnering with Jewish Family Services for the 8th annual Silver Solutions Resource Fair.  Silver Solutions is a free community event spotlighting programs and services provided by institutions that support San Antonio seniors and their caregivers.

Think Science: Medical Marijuana

May 18, 2018

As the opioid crisis worsens, more Americans are looking toward alternative sources of pain relief, one of which is marijuana. Cannabis has been reported to alleviate pain and anxiety, and may benefit glaucoma and epilepsy patients.

At this Think Science event, TPR reporter Ryan Poppe moderates a discussion on medical marijuana, with special emphasis on CBD oil and other non-psychoactive properties of cannabis that may benefit patients. 

Guests:

San Antonio is uniquely positioned to grow cybersecurity, an industry with no unemployment and valued in excess of $150 billion.

Located next door to the 24th Air Force and National Security Agency's Texas facility, San Antonio has access to top-tier cybersecurity university programs and have a developing portfolio of cybersecurity businesses. 

Think Science: Bees

May 17, 2018
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Kids may run screaming from them at a picnic, but bees are nevertheless an important part of our ecosystem. They’re the world’s largest pollinator of food crops, and of course, they provide a delicious source of sweet nutrition to humans and Pooh bears alike. But over the past decade, alarming reports have arisen about declines in the bee population worldwide. What would a world without bees look like? Could we even begin to replace the work they do? And on a local level, how can we best ensure bees are free and safe to do Mother Nature’s work?

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