A molecular-biologist-turned-Buddhist-monk says altruism is the answer to many of the world's most pressing challenges. Can concern for others help solve wealth inequality, climate change and world hunger?
Guest Host: Susan Page
The makers of the antidepressant Prozac have come out with a new version of the drug that can be taken just once a week, but at the same time the patent on the formulation has expired. A panel talks about what Prozac has meant for American consumers, mental health professionals, and the pharmaceutical industry.
- Dr. Gary Tollefson Vice President of Lilly Research Laboratories, a division of Eli Lilly & Co.
- Dr. Peter Kramer Professor of Psychiatry at Brown University and author of "Listening to Prozac" and the novel "Spectacular Happiness."
- Sally Satel staff psychiatrist at the Oasis Clinic and fellow at the American Enterprise Institute
- Dr. Fred Goodwin research professor of psychiatry at George Washington University, former director of the National Institute of Mental Health, and host of the public radio's "The Infinite Mind"
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