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  1. Women Who Love Wine: Are You Binge-Drinking Without Realizing It?

    08.16 / 23:05 hpr2.org Hpr2.org - Hawaii
    If one glass of wine takes the edge off, why not drink a few more? This thinking may help explain the findings of a new study that points to an increase in drinking among adults in the U.S., especially women. "We found that both alcohol use and high-risk drinking, which is sometimes called binge-drinking, increased over time," says Deborah Hasin , a professor of epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center and an author of the study. To assess drinking trends, researchers…
  2. The Best Item In An Astronaut's Care Package? Definitely The Ice Cream

    08.16 / 23:05 hpr2.org Hpr2.org - Hawaii
    A SpaceX craft docked at the International Space Station on Wednesday carrying more than 6,400 pounds of lab equipment and supplies for crew members living there. But perhaps the most eagerly awaited cargo on the resupply mission may also be its most perishable: ice cream. We all remember astronaut ice cream , those little dehydrated bricks of neopolitan. The reason astronauts generally don't have much access to the real stuff isn't rocket science, but rather something we've all…
  3. Trump Rolls Back Obama-Era Flood Standards For Infrastructure Projects

    08.16 / 23:05 hpr2.org Hpr2.org - Hawaii
    President Trump's astonishing press conference on Tuesday was, ostensibly, an announcement about infrastructure. But his brief remarks on the permitting process were entirely overshadowed by his defense of attendees at a white supremacist rally, among other remarks . But the president was, in fact, announcing a new executive order with serious repercussions. Among other things, he's rolling back an Obama-era order that infrastructure projects, like roads and bridges, be designed to survive…
  4. Classical Pacific August 16, 2017

    08.16 / 23:05 hpr2.org Hpr2.org - Hawaii
    Welcome to Classical Pacific for Wednesday, August 16th 2017, on HPR 2. Your host for today is Louise King Lanzilotti. Today’s episode features “Piano Trio Number 2 in F major” by Robert Schumann. We’ll also hear various short works by Astor Piazzola. Louise will also present “Violin Concerto number 8 in A Minor, opus, 47," by Louis Spohr. We’ll also have another installment of Passage to the Middle Kingdom, where we explore ancient musical instruments of China and we'll hear a beautiful pi…
  5. Top Republicans Criticize White Supremacists, But Don't Call Out Trump

    08.16 / 23:05 hpr2.org Hpr2.org - Hawaii
    Vice President Pence on Wednesday declined to denounce or distance himself from President Trump's controversial remarks the day before that "there's blame on both sides" for recent violent clashes in Charlottesville, Va., between white supremacist groups and counterprotesters. "What happened in Charlottesville was a tragedy, and the president has been clear on this tragedy and so have I," Pence told reporters in Chile. "I spoke at length about this horrible situation in Colombia, and I…