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  • emThe Vaccine Raceem
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    The Vaccine Race

    Meredith Wadman talked about her book, The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics, and the Human Costs of Defeating Disease. She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg…

    900 views
  • Civil War Medicine and Disabled Veterans
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    Civil War Medicine and Disabled Veterans

    Historians Ashley Bowen-Murphy and Sarah Handley-Cousins talked about the evolution of Civil War medicine and the treatment of the disabled veterans of the war. This interview took place at the…

    338 views
  • emRigor Mortisem
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    Rigor Mortis

    Richard Harris talked about his book Rigor Mortis: How Sloppy Science Creates Worthless Cures, Crushes Hope, and Wastes Billions, in which he reports on the challenges facing the field of…

    769 views
  • emNurses in the Armyem
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    Nurses in the Army

    Nurses in the Army is a half-hour look at the work of nurses during peacetime in the mid-1950s. “The Big Picture” was a weekly U.S. Army television series between 1950 and 1975, sometimes…

    234 views
  • Discussion on Civil War Medical History
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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 images…

    673 views
  • emLicensed to Practiceem
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    Licensed to Practice

    James Mohr talked about his book, Licensed to Practice: The Supreme Court Defines the American Medical Profession, about the significance of the Dent v. West Virginia Supreme Court case and the consequences…

    261 views
  • New York Citys Bellevue Hospital
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    New York City's Bellevue Hospital

    David Oshinsky talked about his book, Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America’s Most Storied Hospital. New York City’s Bellevue hospital was founded in 1736 and is the…

    169 views
  • Ethics of 20th Century Organ Transplants
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    Ethics of 20th Century Organ Transplants

    Susan Lederer talked about the history of 20th century organ transplants. This interview took place at the American Historical Association’s annual meeting in Denver, Colorado.

    72 views
  • Gina Kolata Discusses emMercies in Disguiseem
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    Mercies in Disguise

    Gina Kolata talked about her book Mercies in Disguise: A Story of Hope, A Family’s Genetic Destiny, and the Science That Rescued Them, in which she looks at the Baxleys, a family stricken…

    496 views
  • Siddhartha Mukherjee Discusses emThe Geneem
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    The Gene

    Siddhartha Mukherjee talked about his book The Gene: An Intimate History, in which he details the history of genetic code and how it will influence the future.

    1,391 views
  • Mass Production of Penicillin
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    Mass Production of Penicillin

    Stephen Peterson and Patrick Dowd gave a tour of the USDA Center in Peoria, Illinois, and talked about how scientists discovered how to mass produce penicillin in 1941. The discovery decreased deaths from…

    284 views
  • US Government Human Radiation Experiments
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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 titled “History of…

    1,152 views
  • John Elder Robison Discusses emSwitched Onem
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    Switched On

    John Elder Robison talked about his book Switched On: A Memoir of Brain Change and Emotional Awakening, in which he discusses his experiences as a patient of Transcranial Magnetic…

    784 views
  • Dr Louis Sullivan Discusses emBreaking Groundem
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    Breaking Ground

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

    477 views
  • emThe Social Life of DNAem
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    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…

    401 views
  • Dayna Matthew on emJust Medicineem
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    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…

    696 views
  • emShrinksem
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    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…

    510 views
  • Civil Wars Influence on Medicine
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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 medicine. In the book, she…

    666 views
  • emBlack Man in a White Coatem
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    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 black doctors,…

    402 views
  • Medical History
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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 James…

    331 views
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