President-elect Trump chooses a retired Marine general to head the Pentagon. Syrian rebels agree to form a new alliance as the regime bombards Aleppo. And thousands of Cubans turn out to watch Fidel Castro's funeral procession. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
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Medical experts join us to talk about the surprisingly close connection and powerful interaction between our brain and the so-called ‘second brain’ in our gut.
- Dr. Louis Korman gastroenterologist in private practice at George Washington University Hospital and Sibley Memorial Hospital faculty member, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and board member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
- Gary Mawe professor, anatomy and neurobiology, University of Vermont
- Dr. Michael Gershon chair, department of anatomy and cell biology, Columbia University and author of "The Second Brain"
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