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“The Measure of Everyday Life” is a weekly public radio program featuring researchers, practitioners, and professionals discussing their work to improve the human condition. Independent Weekly has called the show ‘unexpected’ and ‘diverse’ and notes that the show ‘brings big questions to radio.'

Episodes air Sunday nights at 6:30 PM EST in the Raleigh-Durham, NC, media market (and also are streamed internationally through WNCU) and are available online the Wednesday following the original airing. WNCU produces the show with major underwriting from the nonprofit RTI International.

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Jul 12, 2017

 

Hollywood often depicts disabilities as tragic conditions or opportunity for valiant struggles. The reality is that not everyone with a disability is a famous character needing to overcome a disability. In this episode, we feature the voices of people who are living healthy lives despite their disabilities, and we hear from CDC's Dr. Shannon Griffin-Blake on her perspectives as a public health researcher.