Sunday House Call, #507, October 19, 2014 – Ebola risk in perspective with Dan Gardner

Sunday House Call, #507, October 19, 2014


Topics today include:An interview with Dan Gardner, award-winning author of Risk: The Science and Politics of Fear”We discuss the fear that had been generated by media reporting of Ebola in North America and the political and public reaction. Should we be surprised by the reaction? What psychology is in play when faced with situations as these? What about other risks to life that seem to be ignored?

Tapping into the fear are the charlatans that have come out of the woodwork to promote Ebola cures.


Plus, your questions about ear infections and numbing toes.