The Long Lunch: In case you missed Tuesday

Long Lunch 18/09/2018

If you missed the show today, here are the best bits to listen back to from Tuesday September 18th 2018.

Daily asprin a myth in preventing cardiovascular disease

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Dr Robyn Woods discusses the groundbreaking new study that has shown the potential risks of taking a daily aspirin. She says no overall benefit was shown in the study that outweighed the risks. But Dr Woods doesn't recommend anyone suddenly stop taking their low dose of asprin but should speak to their GP as there are other factors for individuals to consider.

Driverless vehicles could end up costing cities

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Neil Sipe, professor at the University of Queensland talks about why driverless vehicles could ultimately lead to an increase in economic, social and environmental costs in our cities.

Why you must visit Antarctica

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Travel writer Jeremy Duggan discusses why people should consider adding Antarctica to their list of must visit locations and how he ended up running a marathon on Earth’s southernmost continent.

Health Yourself

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Nic Gill, All Blacks’ strength and conditioning coach and associate professor at the University of Waikato, talks to Wendyl about his new book, Health Yourself.

He wrote the book because he kept coming across people who didn't have the knowledge about the simple things to keep healthy.

Iowa professor on NAD deficiency correction

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Charles Brenner, professor of biochemistry at the University of Iowa, talks about his discovery of a substance that can correct NAD deficiency for the first time in human history.

Photographer pays tribute to Andrew Carnegie in new book

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Mickey Smith, an Auckland-based US photographic artist, talks about the book she has written about the legacy left by Scottish-American businessman, Andrew Carnegie.

Once the richest man in the world, he bankrolled 18 of New Zealand's iconic public libraries. The book, called As You Will: Carnegie Libraries of the South Pacific, is to be published late September, early October.

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