An estimated six million people now go to health clinics each year in retail stores like CVS and Wal-Mart. But some doctors say relying too heavily on these convenient medical facilities can be risky. Guest host Susan Page and a panel of guests discuss the pros and cons of retail health clinics.
Civil discourse today is in danger of being shouted down by talking heads and single-minded bloggers. How doubt can help people on opposite sides of an issue to disagree more agreeably.
- Peter Berger Sociologist; faculty member at Boston University; founder of Boston University's Institute of Culture, Religion, and World Affairs; author of many books, including "The Social Construction of Reality," "The Homeless Mind," and "Questions of Faith."
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