University of Louisiana at Lafayette

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Modern medicine was born out of folk medicine. Today, though, modern medicine feels pretty distant from whatever folk traditions have stuck around, and it's easy to assume they don't have much in common. Travis Lux tells us about a collaborative study from Pennington Biomedical Research Center investigating the healing potential of native Louisiana plants.

FRIDAY: Steven Barnett, Sandra Woodley & Max McLean

Jan 24, 2014

Jim Engster interviews Steven Barnett, Director of the National Institute for Early Education Research, Sandra Woodley, President  of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette System, and Max McLean of the theatrical production of "C.S. Lewis' The Screwtape Letters."

Results of a ten year study show at-risk students who attended Pre-K do better in elementary and middle school.