Only recently has the medical community begun to understand the healing power of hope. In his new book, Harvard professor and staff writer for "The New Yorker" Jerome Groopman, MD, examines why some people hold out hope in the face of terrible odds, while others do not. Through case studies and personal experience, he discovers why hope is at the heart of healing.

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  • Dr. Jerome Groopman is a professor at Harvard Medical School and a writer for The New Yorker. He is the author of "Second Opinions" and "The Measure of Our Days."

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