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    Medical Innovation

    Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Representative Diana DeGette (D-CO), former CMS Administrator Mark McClellan, former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN), and…

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    Interview with Dr. Damon Tweedy

    Dr. Damon Tweedy talked about his book, Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine. He was interviewed at BookExpo America, the publishing…

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    Book Discussion on The Digital Doctor

    Dr. Robert Wachter talked about his book, The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age, about the impact of the digital revolution on the…

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    Improving Disease Treatment

    Dr. Francis Collins was among the three witnesses who updated the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on President Obama’s Precision Medicine…

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    New Medicare Law and the Future of U.S. Healthcare

    Dr. John Noseworthy talked about a law that eliminated the Medicare sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula and reformed the way Medicare payments were made to physicians. He also…

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    Book Discussion on Bad Faith

    Dr. Paul Offit, director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, talked about his book, Bad Faith: When Religious Belief Undermines Modern…

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    President Obama Remarks on Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

    President Obama spoke to reporters before a meeting with the President’s Council on Science and Technology. He talked about the importance of combating the rise of…

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    Civil War Medical History

    Tim Clarke, deputy director of the National Museum of Health and Medicine in Silver Spring, Maryland, presented items from the museums’s Civil War collection. Some viewers may find…

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    Medical Innovation

    Drs. Margaret Hamburg of the Food and Drug Administration and Francis Collins of the National Institutes of Health testified on actions their agencies are taking to advance the field…

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    Book Discussion on The Cosmetic Gaze

    Professor Bernadette Wegenstein talked about her book, The Cosmetic Gaze: Body Modification and the Construction of Beauty. This interview is part of Book TV’s College Series.

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    Book Discussion on The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons

    Sam Kean talked about his book The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery. His previous book was The…

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    Book Discussion on Breaking Ground

    Louis Sullivan talked about his memoir, Breaking Ground: My Life in Medicine. His career included founding and then leading the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, and serving as…

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    Cancer Research

    House Energy and Commerce Chair, Representative Fred Upton (R-MI) delivered a keynote address at a Brookings Institution conference on clinical cancer research. His remarks preceded a…

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    Role of Physician Assistants

    John McGinnity talked about the role physician assistants play in the U.S. health care system and how that would change as the nation faces a doctor shortage in the coming years. He…

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    After Words with Dr. Atul Gawande

    Dr. Atul Gawande talked about his book, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End, in which he argues that with all that medical science can solve in the modern era, it should…

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    Book Discussion on Dr. Mutter's Marvels

    Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz talked about her book, Dr. Mutter’s Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine, in which she recounts the life…

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    Physician Shortage in the U.S.

    Dr. Atul Grover talked about the shortage of physicians in the U.S. and the possible effect on patient health. He also discussed a report from the Institute of Medicine that…

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    U.S. Government Human Radiation Experiments

    University of Michigan History of Medicine Professor Dr. Joel Howell talked about U.S. Government Human Radiation Experiments during the Cold War. This class was from a course…

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    Biomedical Innovation

    Officials from the National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration, and the University of Michigan Medical School testified on the state of biomedical innovation and the…

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    Book Discussion on Revolutionary Medicine

    Jeanne Abrams talked about her book, Revolutionary Medicine: The Founding Fathers and Mothers in Sickness and in Health, in which she discusses health, illness and medical treatment during…

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