This Radiolab meets a Cold War negotiator who, in order to quit smoking, backs himself into a tactical corner, and we visit a clinic in Russia where patients turn to a radical treatment to help fight their demons.
Vermont teenagers are smoking and drinking less than they
were eight years ago. That’s
the good news in the latest survey of risky behavior among the state’s youth.
bad news is that they smoke more marijuana than the national average, and have
a relatively high rate of binge drinking.