The medical and ethical issues of using in vitro fertilization with genetic testing to produce a baby who could be a genetic match to save the life of a sibling with a fatal illness.

Guests

  • Laurie Strongin founder and executive director of the Hope for Henry Foundation, author of "Saving Henry: A Mother's Journey"
  • Beth Whitehouse reporter for Newsday and adjunct professor of journalism at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, author of the book, "The Match:"Savior Siblings" and One Family's Battle to Heal Their Daughter.

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

The Role Of Music In Presidential Campaigns

Thursday, Sep 03 2015Presidential candidates today frequently use popular pieces of music as campaign "theme songs" often without approval from the musicians themselves. But using music on the campaign trail is not a modern phenomenon: it goes back to our earliest presidential elections.