Mar 1, 2013 | 26:29The Current Why internet addiction is a controversial diagnosis Audio
The Current Why internet addiction is a controversial diagnosis Mar 1, 2013 | 26:29Isaac Vaisberg is a self-described recovering Internet addict. He's getting treatment through a pioneering new program in Washington State. And this spring, Internet Use Disorder will be officially recognized as an area that warrants further study. But not everyone thinks this is progress.
Oct 16, 2012 | 24:00The Current Prescribing ADHD medication to children Audio
The Current Prescribing ADHD medication to children Oct 16, 2012 | 24:00A U.S. doctor says what many suspect is true, that he and others use pharmacology - drugs for ADHD to deal with issues that really need social and economic solutions. Our project Line in The Sand looks at the dilemma of doctors faced with what to do for ADHD-kids in low-income neighbourhoods where the schools can’t afford to help them.
Mar 22, 2012 | 27:30The Current Is celebrity activism helping or hurting Sudan? Audio
The Current Is celebrity activism helping or hurting Sudan? Mar 22, 2012 | 27:30The crisis in Sudan may be obscure to many outsiders. But movie star George Clooney is determined that the desperate plight of tens of thousands of people won't be ignored. We take a look at exactly what's happening in Sudan - and South Sudan - and whether celebrity activism is making things any better.
Mar 1, 2013 | 21:58The Current The impact of basketball diplomacy on U.S. - North Korean relations Audio
The Current The impact of basketball diplomacy on U.S. - North Korean relations Mar 1, 2013 | 21:58Former pro basketball player Dennis Rodman is in North Korea today. His trip has US policy-makers and pundits concerned the visit may undermine the West's policy goals there. We debate whether on the basketball mad Korean Peninsula there's such a thing as basketball diplomacy. Or is Dennis Rodman just shoring up a regime with little regard for human rights?