MTPR http://mtpr.org en Athletes Should Fear The Heat More Than The Heart Attack http://mtpr.org/post/athletes-should-fear-heat-more-heart-attack When a runner's heart stops during a marathon, it gets a lot of press – even though it's actually a pretty rare event. A more common killer among runners, and a condition that needs more prevention efforts, is heat stroke, according to a study by Israeli researchers.<p>During a 2011 running race, physicians at a Tel Aviv hospital noticed there were far more heat stroke victims admitted than <a href="http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1106468">cardiac patients</a>. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:47:00 +0000 Katherine Hobson 22653 at http://mtpr.org Athletes Should Fear The Heat More Than The Heart Attack China Puts Former Top Communist Party Official Under Investigation http://mtpr.org/post/china-puts-former-top-communist-party-official-under-investigation The central committee of China's communist party placed a former top-ranking official under investigation on Tuesday.<p><a href="http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2014-07/29/c_133518450.htm">China's state-run news agency Xinhua reports</a> Zhou Yongkang is accused of "serious disciplinary violation."<p>Reporting from Beijing, NPR's Anthony Kuhn tells our Newscast unit that while there is no specificity to those charges from the party, this usually implies that criminal corruption charges will follow.<p>"Before his retirement in 2012, Zhou was a member of the politburo standing committee. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:42:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 22649 at http://mtpr.org China Puts Former Top Communist Party Official Under Investigation A Compromise Deal On Overhauling The VA, But Will It Pass? http://mtpr.org/post/compromise-deal-overhauling-va-will-it-pass <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=A+Compromise+Deal+On+Overhauling+The+VA%2C+But+Will+It+Pass%3F&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA1MjcyMDE0MDEyNzUzOTU1NTMzNmE5NQ010)"/></div><p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:35:00 +0000 David Welna 22652 at http://mtpr.org Photos From Syria May Show 'Killing On An Industrial Scale' http://mtpr.org/post/photos-syria-may-show-killing-industrial-scale <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Photos+From+Syria+May+Show+%27Killing+On+An+Industrial+Scale%27&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA1MjcyMDE0MDEyNzUzOTU1NTMzNmE5NQ010)"/></div><p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:20:00 +0000 Tom Bowman 22651 at http://mtpr.org Israeli PM Netanyahu Says Gaza War Could Be 'Prolonged' http://mtpr.org/post/israeli-pm-netanyahu-says-gaza-war-could-be-prolonged <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fdoYZ1-9XsM</p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:20:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 22650 at http://mtpr.org Israeli PM Netanyahu Says Gaza War Could Be 'Prolonged' N.H. Promises To Let D.C. Residents Buy Booze There http://mtpr.org/post/nh-promises-let-dc-residents-buy-booze-there <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=N.H.+Promises+To+Let+D.C.+Residents+Buy+Booze+There&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAwODM4NDIzMDEzMjM4NzEyMDkwNThkNQ004)"/></div><p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 editor 22648 at http://mtpr.org Eric Funk http://mtpr.org/post/eric-funk-0 <p>Bozeman composer and jazz pianist <a href="http://ericfunk.com/" target="_blank">Eric Funk’s</a> work has been featured on the syndicated public radio programs <em>Morning Edition </em>and <em>Performance Today</em>. Funk also hosts the Montana PBS television series, <em>11th and Grant</em>.</p><p>(Broadcast: <a href="http://www.musiciansspotlight.org/www.musiciansspotlight.org/Home.html" target="_blank"><em>Musicians' Spotlight</em></a>, 4/29/14 &amp; <strong>7/29/14</strong>)</p><p></p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 22269 at http://mtpr.org Eric Funk For Iraqis In Crisis, Dividing The Country Seems A Poor Solution http://mtpr.org/post/iraqis-crisis-dividing-country-seems-poor-solution The muscular farmer sits in the basement kindergarten of the church, perched on a tiny chair intended for a child. He and his family are spending the holiday here, after being forced to flee from extremists.<p>"Our village is more than 300 years old," Ahmed Ali says of Shreikhan, near Mosul, "and we never had any such problems."<p>For most Muslims around the world, Eid is a time for gifts, feasts and visiting relatives. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:11:00 +0000 Alice Fordham 22647 at http://mtpr.org For Iraqis In Crisis, Dividing The Country Seems A Poor Solution Zillow To Buy Rival Real Estate Site Trulia http://mtpr.org/post/zillow-buy-rival-real-estate-site-trulia <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Zillow+To+Buy+Rival+Real+Estate+Site+Trulia&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA3OTgyNDI4MDEzMTM0MjQzMTZlNDI0Mg004)"/></div><p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:38:00 +0000 editor 22645 at http://mtpr.org Venezuelans Celebrate Chavez With A Focus On His Handwriting http://mtpr.org/post/venezuelans-celebrate-chavez-focus-his-handwriting <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Venezuelans+Celebrate+Chavez+With+A+Focus+On+His+Handwriting&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4OTAxNzAzMDEzMjc0MTc2MzA5ZDZlMw004)"/></div><p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:35:00 +0000 editor 22646 at http://mtpr.org