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The ‘Homeland’ TV Director Who Made It Her Mission To Mentor Women

Behind the scenes of the acclaimed Showtime series “Homeland” is Lesli Linka Glatter, a prolific TV director whose success she tries to make less of an anomaly. As Hollywood comes to terms with issues of gender inequity and sexual misconduct, Linka Glatter is working to help bring parity to the male-dominated industry. Jeffrey Brown joins her and the cast on the set of “Homeland.” Continue Reading The ‘Homeland’ TV Director Who Made It Her Mission To Mentor Women

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The devastating, underdiagnosed toll of toxic stress on kids, PBS Newshour story

The Devastating, Underdiagnosed Toll Of Toxic Stress On Children

When a child’s flight-or-fight response is activated too often, from abuse, neglect or parental addiction, it can change the structure of a developing brain. It’s called toxic stress, and pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris believes every medical professional in the country needs to be equipped with screening tools. She offers her humble opinion on giving every child a shot at a healthy life. Continue Reading The Devastating, Underdiagnosed Toll Of Toxic Stress On Children

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Kids and smartphones: What's the mental health impact?

Why Shareholders Are Pushing Apple To Study Smartphone Effects On Kids

Smartphones have changed the way kids live and interact, prompting growing concerns about the consequences. In January, two of Apple’s big shareholders called on the maker of the iPhone to come up with ways for parents to restrict their kids’ phone use and study the effect that heavy usage has on mental health. John Yang talks to Charles Penner of Jana Partners LLC and Jean Twenge, author of “IGen.” Continue Reading Why Shareholders Are Pushing Apple To Study Smartphone Effects On Kids

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DACA To Resume After Court Blocks Trump Administration

The Department of Homeland Security on Saturday said it would resume accepting renewals for DACA, the Obama-era program that protects young immigrants from deportation. This follows last week’s decision by a federal court blocking the Trump administration’s plan to end the program. Josh Gerstein, a POLITICO reporter who has been following the DACA story, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss. Continue Reading DACA To Resume After Court Blocks Trump Administration

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