Aired: August 6, 2016

Rushing in to Help

FEMA photo/Andrea Booher

  • After the Hurricane (11 min.)

    With: Deborah Ulmer (Longwood University)

    After Hurricane Katrina, thousands of nurses rushed down south to help. Many of them say the experience changed their lives forever.

  • Captain America in History (11 min.)

    With: Brian Puaca (Christopher Newport University)

    We trace the patriotic roots of the comic book and movie superhero Captain America.

  • Flight Anxiety (7 min.)

    With: Lindsey Harvell and Tatjana M. Hocke-Mirzashvili (James Madison University)

    Help may be coming for those who suffer from an intense fear of flying.

  • Love in the Workplace (13 min.)

    With: Mandy O'Neil (George Mason University)

    A study finds that an affectionate work environment boosts teamwork and job satisfaction, leading to less burnout and absenteeism.

  • Caring for Aging Parents (11 min.)

    With: Sarah Gilbert (Radford University)

    With people living longer, more adult children are caring for their aging parents. Sarah Gilbert shares long-term planning tips for this period in our lives.

  • Flight Anxiety

    Summer travel is in full swing, which means many of us are headed to the airport in the coming weeks. While most people do know that flying is the safest way to travel, studies show 1 in 4 people are afraid of flying. Sherina Ong reports on new research that might quell the fears.


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