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Big Questions with Cal Fussman

Sep 6, 2022

Cal takes a moment to honor those impacted by the attack on the World Trade Center that killed more than 3,000 people in 2001. He replays his conversation with Michael Wright, who was working on the 81st floor on the morning the planes struck. When Michael made it down to the street, one of the twin towers collapsed on...


Jun 14, 2022

Cal has become fascinated with how people are reinventing soda and breakfast cereal to make them healthier. When he hears how Neuro mints bring calm and clarity and Neuro chewing gum brings focus and energy, he reaches out for a taste and finds a story that you’re going to want to pass on to anyone you know having a...


Jun 7, 2022

Cal catches up with a friend he met while speaking at an event at Kaiser Permanente just before COVID. Eddie Garcia had had a heart attack. His heart was in trouble, and Eddie was waiting for a transplant. Eddie did receive a new heart and a second chance at life during COVID. What Cal didn’t know was that Eddie had...


Feb 22, 2022

After tasting and loving an Olipop root beer, Cal tracks down the company’s co-founder and CEO to find out how it came about. Olipop beverages are made from ingredients like kudzu root, slippery elm bark and Jerusalem artichoke. You’re drinking plant fiber instead of high fructose corn syrup. There are few calories...


Feb 15, 2022

The United States is one million nurses short and you don’t want to begin appreciating nurses only when you don’t have one when you need one. Cal talks with Lori Armstrong, who runs Inspire Nurse Leaders, about the nursing shortage that’s been exacerbated by departures during two years of relentless pressure on...