humor http://wkar.org en Current State #36 | March 4, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-36-march-4-2013 <p> Today on <em>Current State:&nbsp; </em>A breakdown of the impending changes to Michigan's health care system; phobias and fears with the co-author of "Encyclopedia Paranoiaca;"&nbsp; a profile of new state representative Theresa Abed; sports with the <em>Detroit Free Press' </em>Joe Rexrode; and business news with <em>MLive's </em>Angela Wittrock.</p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 22:13:52 +0000 Current State 32119 at http://wkar.org Current State #36 | March 4, 2013 'Encyclopedia Paranoiaca' mines fears and phobias for laughs http://wkar.org/post/encyclopedia-paranoiaca-mines-fears-and-phobias-laughs <p><span id="internal-source-marker_0.2645980430497419" style="font-size:16px;font-family:Cambria;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">It may be hard to believe, but evidence suggests many otherwise benign, everyday items like flip- flops, drinking straws and neckties pose serious dangers. &nbsp;Other reputable data point to the health risks involved in common activities like flossing our teeth, washing our hands and eating leafy greens. &nbsp;</span><br>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 21:40:47 +0000 Current State 32112 at http://wkar.org 'Encyclopedia Paranoiaca' mines fears and phobias for laughs