Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader For Kids Only chats with Dr. Alvin

Uncle John-Kids Click Here To Listen Here is an exciting chance to own the very first Uncle John's Bathroom Reader For Kids Only! in a hardcover edition with all new illustrations! When our younger readers demanded a Bathroom Reader of their own, Uncle John put together this brain-boggling easy-to-read collection of facts, fads, quotes, history, science, origins, pop culture, mythology, humor, and more! Plus it's full of wacky and fun illustrations and Uncle John's famous "running feet" — those fun and fascinating facts on the bottom of every page. Curious young readers will learn about the real Dr. Seuss, baseball superstitions, the birth of The Simpsons, how carnival games are rigged, the history of dining [...]

Inheritance By Dr. Sharon Moalem chats with Dr. Alvin

Sharon Moalem-Inheritance Click Here To Listen Conventional wisdom dictates that our genetic destiny is fixed at conception. But Dr. Moalem's groundbreaking book shows us that the human genome is far more fluid and fascinating than your ninth grade biology teacher ever imagined. By bringing us to the bedside of his unique and complex patients, he masterfully demonstrates what rare genetic conditions can teach us all about our own health and well-being.

Mat Roy Of Nat Geo WILD’s Fish Tank Kings chats with Dr. Alvin

Mat Roy 2 Mat Roy heads the dynamic “school” of aquarium specialists at Living Color in southern Florida are experts at fulfilling the wild aquatic requests of their fish-loving clientele. Last season they made a “splash” transforming a Volkswagen Minibus into an aquarium and building a fireplace around a fish tank. This spring, Nat Geo WILD “hooks up” once again with the Fish Tank Kings for an all-new season of custom-built tanks that seem to defy imagination. The new season of Fish Tank Kings premieres Monday, April 28, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Nat Geo WILD.

CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta on Medical Marijuana chats with Dr. Alvin

01 Sanjay Gupta Click Here To Listen Dr. Sanjay Gupta of CNN has spent the past two years working and researching medical marijuana. Recently he wrote an editorial changing his personal opinion on it. His documentaries and editorials have received enormous attention and praise. Even politician, including Harry Reid said the film influenced them in reexamining the issue.

I Can Hear You Whisper by Lydia Denworth chats with Dr. Alvin

Lydia Denworth Click Here To Listen A mother notices her toddler is not learning to talk the way his brothers did… Is something wrong?  Her search for answers is a journey into the mysteries of the human brain. Lydia Denworth’s third son, Alex, was nearly two when he was identified with significant hearing loss that was likely to get worse. Her sweet boy with the big brown eyes had probably never heard her lullabies. Denworth knew the importance of enrichment to the developing brain but had never contemplated the opposite: Deprivation.  How would a child’s brain grow outside the world of sound most of us take for granted? How would he communicate?  Would he learn to [...]

Chicken Soup For The Soul: Living With Alzheimer by Amy Newmark chats with Dr. Alvin

Amy Newmark Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia? You are not alone. With 101 encouraging and inspiring stories by others like you, this book is a source of support and encouragement throughout your caregiving journey.

Itch Rocks by Simon Mayo chats with Dr. Alvin

Simon Mayo-Itch Rocks Click Here To Listen Live From England. Itchingham Lofte is back—and now he's the most protected boy in the world! After narrowly escaping the thugs from Greencorps and disposing of element 126, Itch and his family live under constant surveillance by England's famed MI5. But even these top agents may not be able to help him when enemies old and new scheme to get their hands on the super-radioactive rocks—even if they have to kill Itch to do it. Filled with danger, thrills, and some shocking surprises, this suspenseful sequel is every bit as exciting as the first!

The Pescetarian Diet by Janis Jibrin

Janis Jibrin Click Here To Listen You can go vegetarian to slim down, help reduce your risk for cancer and cardiovascular disease, feel great, and probably live longer. Or you can eat fish to help protect your heart, quell appetite, stay sharp, be happier, and even have better skin. (You read that right!) Better yet, you can enjoy the best of both worlds with The Pescetarian Plan—a delicious, easy-to-follow, one-of-a-kind program for weight loss and optimal physical and mental well-being. Inspired by the traditional Mediterranean way of eating (“pesce” is the Italian word for “fish,” and “pesca” is Spanish for “fishing,” thus the alternate spelling “pescatarian”), veteran nutritionist Janis Jibrin, M.S., R.D., offers step-by-step portion- [...]

The Owner’s Manual For The Brain by Dr. Pierce J. Howard

Pierce Howard Click Here To Listen Cutting-edge, user-friendly, and comprehensive: the revolutionary guide to the brain, now fully revised and updated At birth each of us is given the most powerful and complex tool of all time: the human brain. And yet, as we well know, it doesn't come with an owner's manual—until now. In this unsurpassed resource, Dr. Pierce J. Howard and his team distill the very latest research and clearly explain the practical, real-world applications to our daily lives. Drawing from the frontiers of psychology, neurobiology, and cognitive science, yet organized and written for maximum usability, The Owner's Manual for the Brain, Fourth Edition, is your comprehensive guide to optimum mental performance and [...]