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Thursday, August 31, 2006

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  • Pill politics
    The Food and Drug Administration recently approved over the counter sale of a drug nicknamed the "morning after pill." Midmorning's guests talk about the political controversy at the FDA and why some pharmacists might not want to allow the drug's sale.9:06 a.m.
    Timothy Tracy: Professor of pharmacy at the University of Minnesota.
    Susan Wood: Former assistant FDA commissioner for women's health and director of the Office of Women's Health. She resigned the FDA over its decision on Plan B.
  • The new face of security
    Security officials in airports across the country are stepping up the use of a new screening technique that examines behavior instead of bags. Midmorning will find out how facial expressions and other nonverbal communication can reveal emotion and how officers are using this information to screen passengers.10:06 a.m.
    Paul Ekman: Professor of psychology emeritus, University of California San Francisco Medical School.
    Sargent Peter DiDomenica: Aviation Policy Advisor at Logan International Airport for the state police, and presently serves as the superintendent for the Massachusetts State Police.

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