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Your Health Podcast: 'Grapefruit DEET' And Night Shift Sleep

On this week's podcast, Nancy Shute follows Sam Thayer as he forages for wild greens near NPR's Washington, D.C. headquarters. i i

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On this week's podcast, Nancy Shute follows Sam Thayer as he forages for wild greens near NPR's Washington, D.C. headquarters.

On this week's podcast, Nancy Shute follows Sam Thayer as he forages for wild greens near NPR's Washington, D.C. headquarters.

Maggie Starbard/NPR

It's spring break for the podcast — and that means our regular hosts are off somewhere relaxing. This week, Scott Hensley and Adam Cole do their best to fill in, with stories about everything from organ donation to deceptive online ads for Acai berries.

We'll hear about efforts to develop a new, all-natural bug repellant based on compounds found in grapefruit, and we'll follow Nancy Shute as she learns how to forage for wild greens in the city.

We'll listen as Michele Norris speaks with Jon Hamilton about new guidelines for diagnosing Alzheimer's patients earlier and more accurately. And we'll learn why human beings aren't nocturnal, no matter how hard we try.

You can find the podcast at the bottom of the page under the podcast heading. To subscribe to the Your Health podcast, click here.

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