Audiologist Jennifer Cushing discusses hearing loss, the effect of workplace noise as well as loud music on hearing loss and ways to protect against hearing damage.
Rodd Santomauro of HALT discusses ways the organization is working to make the small claims court more responsive to consumers as well its efforts to reform states’ lawyer discipline procedures.
Andrea Brands, director of public affairs for AT&T, and Kelly Morrison, public information officer for AT&T, discuss the telecommunications giant’s public safety initiatives concerning disaster preparedness and texting while driving.
How to be prepared in the event of a natural disaster with the proper insurance, with guests Bob Rusbuldt and Sue Nester, chief executive officer of and spokesperson for the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA).
Talking cyberbullying, Internet fraud and McGruff the Crime Dog with the National Crime Prevention Council’s Michelle Boykins.
Pre-paid phone cards and ”cramming,” with the Federal Communications Commission’s Joel Gurin.
Maintaining a healthy heart, with Chevy Chase cardiologist Richard Rubin, MD.
Advice on moving from Ian Grossman, Vice President, Member Services & Public Affairs at the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators.
Steve Pociask of The American Consumer Institute discusses how your information is used by search engines, how taxes affect technology, and other issues.
Janet Bodnar, editor of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, discusses when to begin collecting Social Security, when to pay off your mortgage and whether to buy or lease a car.
Katie Slye-Griffin of the National Alliance on Mental Illness discusses the organization’s free programs and support for families with members who suffer from mental illness.
Christel Hair of the Capital Area Food Bank and volunteer Odonna Mathews discuss the shortage of resources to meet the needs of nearly 500,000 hungry people in the metropolitan area.
Rhett Asher of the National Retail Federation discusses the impact of out-of-date and counterfeit products that are being sold at some online websites and auctions. Not only can they be dangerous to your health, but many of these illegal transactions support terrorist activities.
Shirley Rooker, Call For Action