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    Book Discussion on The Social Life of DNA

    Alondra Nelson talked about her book The Social Life of DNA: Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation After the Genome, in which she looks at the way genetic testing is being used to address…

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    Book Discussion on Breaking Ground

    Dr. Louis Sullivan talked about his memoir, Breaking Ground: My Life in Medicine.

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    Book Discussion on Just Medicine

    Professor Dayna Matthew talked about her book, Just Medicine: A Cure for Racial Inequality in American Health Care, about racial inequality in health care. Professor Matthew said that…

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    Book Discussion on Shrinks

    Psychiatrist Jeffrey Lieberman talked about his book Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry, in which he examines the field of psychiatry from its infancy and explores the divide in the…

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    Civil War's Influence on Medicine

    Shauna Devine talked about her book Learning from the Wounded: The Civil War and the Rise of American Medical Science, in which she examines the Civil War’s impact on…

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    Book Discussion on Black Man in a White Coat

    Dr. Damon Tweedy talked about his book Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine. In his book, Dr. Tweedy talks about the challenges confronting…

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    Medical History

    Tim Clarke gave a tour of the National Museum of Health and Medicine in Silver Spring, Maryland. The museum houses items spanning more than 150 years, including a section of President…

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    Book Discussion on Jonas Salk

    Charlotte Jacobs talked about her book, Jonas Salk: A Life, about the life and career of the creator of the polio vaccine.

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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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