In a News Buzz edition of River to River, Host Ben Kieffer talks with IPR's Clay Masters about debate over a plan to ban the sale of e-cigarettes containing nicotine to minors.Â
We hear from Cedar Rapids Democratic Senator Liz Mathis about the need for emergency funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or LIHEAP.Â She says one family found it less costly to spend a week in a hotel, rather than heat their home using propane.Â
We get local reaction to a new study on the effectiveness of mammograms.Â
The question of whether or not a woman over the age of 40 should get a mammogram seems like a simple one, but itâ€™s not. Host Charity Nebbe talks with Dr. Handel Reynolds about the history of the mammogram, the lives that have been saved, the very real negatives and risks associated with it and why this imperfect test has become ubiquitous.