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Conversations Live: Seasonal Affective Disorder

Aired January 19, 2023

About 5% of the U.S. population experiences seasonal depression. Pennsylvania in particular tends to have higher rates on average as the days get shorter and the winter weather hits. Our panel of experts discuss what leads to Seasonal Affective Disorder, methods for treating it, and ways to stay healthy and active during the winter months.


Carolyn DonaldsonCarolyn Donaldson

WPSU Community Engagement


Sultan MagruderSultan Magruder, Ph.D.

Psychologist and Assistant Director, DEI, Penn State Counseling and Psychological Services

Madhavi Singh, MDMadhavi Singh, MD

Penn State Health

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Posted on June 30, 2021

Growing season is in full swing — flowers are blooming and summer veggies are on the way. But questions are starting to crop up too. Penn State Extension educators Tom Butzler and Tom Ford share their gardening expertise on everything from keeping weeds at bay to knowing how much to water your plants.


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Ozempic, Weight Loss and Health

Posted on January 26, 2024

A new class of weight-loss drugs is helping a growing number of people lose weight and keep it off. We talk with two experts about the role of genetics, diet and exercise when it comes to weight, and medications like Ozempic.


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