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Songbirds divorce, flee, fail to reproduce due to suburban sprawl

Suburban development is forcing some songbirds to divorce, pack up and leave and miss their best chances for successful reproduction. As forested areas increasingly are converted to suburbs, birds that live on the edge of our urban footprint must find new places to build their nests, breed and raise fledglings. New research published Dec. 28 in the journal PLOS ONE …

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Ask Beatty – 10.12.15

Beatty talked about how preventive mental health programs in the schools would help early on to identify and treat problem children and their families who grow up to be angry, alienated, lonely and violent adults. She also discussed recent findings that show “the effectiveness of talk therapy is overstated” and shared her 35 year clinical experience outlying what in her view effective therapy is and is not.

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Insight – Kids Football and Safety and Men’s Health – The Rubber Glove Treatment – 10.01.15

The unfortunate death of WarrenHills quarterback, Evan Murray raises the question about the safety of the sport of football overall. Do you or will you allow your child to play the sport? A new book by Mark’s guest, Dr. Danoff, “The Ultimate Guide to Male Sexual Health” has Mark asking the questions men think about but are embarrassed to ask.

When Mark isn’t broadcasting on PRN he’s talking to corporate, college and high school audiences on: overcoming adversity, mental health, drugs/alcohol, anti-teasing/anti-bullying, celebrating differences, entitlement and more. Info available at: www.markfarrellmotivation.com

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Ask Beatty – 09.21.15

Beatty talked about the housing, medical, employment and mental health challenges facing transgender men and women. She also discussed the dangers of Paxil, an antidepressant, for teenagers and cautions everyone to be more consumer savvy when it comes to taking medications of all kinds. Your doctor does not always know what’s best!