Midmorning ceased broadcast on February 20, 2012 and was replaced by The Daily Circuit.

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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Can we become addicted to food?
    A new study from Yale University suggests that, for some, food may be as addictive as alcohol or drugs. Is food addiction real, and what distinguishes food addicts from overeaters?9:06 a.m.
    Dr. Michael Miller: Medical Director of the Herrington Recovery Center at Rogers Memorial Hospital. He is a board-certified general psychiatrist and addiction psychiatrist.
    Ashley Gearhardt: Clinical doctoral student at Yale University, lead author of new food addiction study published in the Archive of General Psychology.
  • Can flexible workplaces change the way we do business?
    From Best Buy to The Gap to Hennepin County, the Results-Only Workplace Environment (ROWE) model is gaining momentum in Minnesota and abroad. Midmorning looks at the impact of a more flexible workplace on productivity, job satisfaction, family life, and health.10:06 a.m.
    Phyllis Moen: McKnight Presidential Chair in Sociology at the University of Minnesota and co-director of the Flexible Work and Well-Being Center.
    Erin Kelly: Sociologist at the University of Minnesota and co-director of the Flexible Work and Well-Being Center.
    Jody Thompson: Co-creator, along with Cali Ressler, of the Results-Only Work Environment (ROWE) and co-author of "Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It."

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