Mary Newport

Mary T. Newport has been medical director of the newborn intensive care unit at Spring Hill Regional Hospital in Florida since 2003. She previously practiced neonatology and served as medical director at Mease Dunedin Hospital.

  • My Husband, Alzheimer's Patient

    Like millions of other people in the U.S., Steve Newport suffers from Alzheimer's disease. And while there's no cure for his ailments, a diet of medium-chain fatty acids has been helping.

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Adventures in Legal Weed

Colorado is now well into its first year as the first state to legalize recreational marijuana. How's it going? James Hamblin visits Aspen.

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What Makes a Story Great?

What makes a story great? The storytellers behind House of CardsThis American LifeThe Moth, and more reflect on the creative process.

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Tracing Sriracha's Origin to Thailand

Ever wonder how the wildly popular hot sauce got its name? It all started in Si Racha.

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Where Confiscated Wildlife Ends Up

A government facility outside of Denver houses more than a million products of the illegal wildlife trade, from tigers and bears to bald eagles.

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Is Wine Healthy?

James Hamblin prepares to impress his date with knowledge about the health benefits of wine.

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The World's Largest Balloon Festival

Nine days, more than 700 balloons, and a whole lot of hot air

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