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James Doty

Liz Saint John talks one-on-one with Dr. James Doty, author of Into the Magic Shop: A Neurosurgeon’s Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart, about compassion and altruism.

 

 

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Helen Riess

A2A 1-on-1 host Liz Saint John talks with Dr. Helen Riess, Director of the Empathy and Relational Science Program at Mass General Hospital and co-founder of Empathetics Inc., about the science of empathy, and empathy’s role in practitioner-patient relationships.

 

 

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Spotlight – Charlotte Maya

A2A Spotlight feature on Charlotte Maya as heard on KCBS and other CBS Radio News affiliates

 

A2A Alliance founder Jeff Bell spotlights blogger Charlotte Maya and her work to help others who’ve lost a loved one to suicide.

To read Charlotte’s SUSHI TUESDAYS blog, please click HERE.

Spotlight – Gordon Hartman

A2A Spotlight feature on Gordon Hartman as heard on KCBS and other CBS Radio News affiliates

 

A2A Alliance founder Jeff Bell spotlights Gordon Hartman and the fully-accessible theme park he developed, inspired by his daughter with special needs.

To learn more about Gordon’s advocacy, please check out the following links:

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A2A Research Showcase: Does Having a Purpose in Life Help You Sleep Better?

July 10, 2017

Trouble sleeping is linked to many negative health issues such as depression, cognition impairment, and heart disease. But these are also health issues that having a purpose in life can help combat. So researchers set out to explore more about the connection between a purposeful life and […]

A2A Research Showcase: The Neurological Explanation for Why Giving Makes You Happy

July 10, 2017

A recent study finds that giving, even a little, can make you happier. And neuroscientists can see the physical changes in your brain that occur when you set your mind towards generosity.

You can read more about the study’s findings here.

Victor J. Strecher

A2A 1-on-1 host Liz Saint John talks with author of Life on Purpose Vic Strecher, Ph.D., MPH, about his work, the unexpected loss of his daughter Julia, and learning to live every day as though it’s the last–with purpose.

 

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Spotlight – Kelly Gallagher

A2A Spotlight feature on Kelly Gallagher as heard on KCBS and other CBS Radio News affiliates

 

A2A Alliance founder Jeff Bell spotlights Kelly Gallagher and her efforts to support new parents of premature babies.

To learn more about Kelly’s advocacy, please check out The Superhero Project website

Spotlight – Pati Poblete

A2A Spotlight feature on Pati Poblete as heard on KCBS and other CBS Radio News affiliates

 

A2A Alliance founder Jeff Bell spotlights Pati Poblete and her efforts to address gun violence by transforming unwanted firearms into art.

To learn more about The Robby Poblete Foundation, please click

Spotlight – Andrew Niblock

A2A Spotlight feature on Andrew Niblock as heard on KCBS and other CBS Radio News affiliates

 

A2A Alliance founder Jeff Bell spotlights ALS survivor and advocate Andrew Niblock.