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In America, women make up more than half the population. Worldwide, women are expected to outnumber men within the next fifty years - and every issue we face is one that affects us all. 

Whether it's the environment, health, our children, politics or the arts, there's a women's perspective, and 51% is a show dedicated to that viewpoint. 

Host Jackie Orchard talks to experts in their field for a wide-ranging, entertaining discussion of issues

   that not only fall into the traditional “women’s issues” category, but topics that concern all human beings and citizens of the global community. 51% highlights a wide range of women from Kathy Valentine of the Go-Go’s, author and historian Amy Teitel on spaceflight and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on her history and decision to enter law school.

Tune to 51% weekly throughout the U. S. on public and community radio stations, some ABC Radio Network stations, Armed Forces Radio stations around the world and on the internet. 

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Albany, NY – Is chocolate addictive? And does it always evoke pleasant reactions for women? For answers, we turned to psychologist Antonio Cepeda-Benito, of Texas A&M University.

Albany, NY – Policies matter in a presidential election, but let's face it: so does image. It's spin season in the U.S., and Hillary Clinton has assembled quite a team of masters to help her create a trustworthy image. In fact, many criticize Clinton of over-planning her public persona. As the first woman front-runner for president, she's got a bevvy of expectations to contend with - and everything seems fair game for analysis, from her demeanor to her wardrobe to her laugh.

Albany, NY – Ana Nogales specializes in treating Latinas living in the United States. Nogales appears on Spanish-language television shows on channels like Univision, and has even had her own Spanish-language radio call-in show. I met with Nogales at the Omega Institute in New York's Hudson Valley. She began by telling me how she ended up in psychology.


Albany, NY – The radiologist from River Radiology in New York's Hudson Valley talks about advances in screening, diagnosis, and the social effects of breast cancer treatment