New Questions About The Safety Of Hip Replacements

New Questions About The Safety Of Hip Replacements

The Food and Drug Administration recently issued new warnings on the safety of some hip replacements. As part of our occasional series, "Mind and Body," Diane and her guests discuss what patients need to know about safety and cost of hip replacements.

The Food and Drug Administration recently issued new warnings on the safety of some hip replacements. As part of our occasional series, "Mind and Body," Diane and her guests discuss what patients need to know about safety and cost of hip replacements.

Guests

Barry Meier

staff reporter for "The New York Times" and author of "Pain Killer: A 'Wonder' Drug's Trail of Addiction and Death."

Diana Zuckerman

president of the National Research Center for Women and Families.

Dr. Henry Boucher

orthopedic surgeon at Medstar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Md.

Sarah Brown

CEO of The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unwanted Pregnancy and three-time hip replacement patient.

Kenneth Thorpe

professor and chair of health policy and management at Emory University Rollins School of Public Health.

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