The homeless have become a fixture of the urban landscape in cities across America. One psychiatrist spent two years speaking to the mentally ill living on the streets of San Francisco, learning about their lives. Now he shares those stories, along with his ideas about how to improve our homelessness and mental health problem nationwide.
Gina Kolata of the New York Times discusses the influenza epidemic of 1918, which killed as many as 40 million people around the world. Today, scientists are working with long-preserved tissue samples of flu victims to learn why that strain of this common virus was so deadly. Her new book is called "Flu" (Farrar Straus & Giroux)
- Gina Kolata author and "New York Times" science writer
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