Health

President Obama and Healthcare

September 21, 2009

President Obama's full-court press on healthcare: Analysis of the latest proposals and the administration's all-out push for healthcare legislation this year

Dr. Andrew Weil: Why Our Health Matters (Hudson Street Press) (Rebroadcast)

September 20, 2009

Physician and best-selling author Andrew Weil on why health-care reform needs to change the entire medical system.

Dr. Andrew Weil: Why Our Health Matters (Hudson Street Press)

September 15, 2009

Physician and best-selling author Andrew Weil on why health-care reform needs to change the entire medical system.

Analysis of President Obama's Health Care Address

September 10, 2009

Analysis of President Obama's prime-time address to Congress and the nation on health care. Guest-host Frank Sesno and health care experts discuss the speech and how it may shape debate over a possible overhaul of the healthcare and...

David Kessler: "The End of Overeating" (Rodale) (Rebroadcast)

September 6, 2009

Former F-D-A Commissioner David Kessler on why Americans can't seem to stop eating, even when they're full. He talks about how the food industry promotes overeating and ways to fight back.

News Roundup - Hour 1

September 4, 2009

The Obama administration gears up for a new push on health care legislation. The U. S. manufacturing sector grows for the first time in eighteen months. Drug company Pfizer pleads guilty to criminal charges and will pay a record $2.3...

Nancy Rappaport: "In Her Wake" (Basic Books)

September 1, 2009

A community activist and socialite commits suicide after a bitter divorce in 1963. Her daughter is now a psychiatrist, wife, and mother. The search to understand why her mother took her own life. A story of loss, reconciliation, and...

The Health Care Debate After Kennedy

August 31, 2009

How the death of Senator Ted Kennedy might shift the debate on health care legislation, and the latest on filling his Senate seat

News Roundup - Hour 1

August 28, 2009

The end of a political era -- Senator Ted Kennedy's legacy and the future of health care reform. New details on CIA interrogations. And signs the recession might be easing, while estimates of the 10-year federal deficit soar. A panel of...

Max Mehlman: "The Price of Perfection" (Johns Hopkins) (Rebroadcast)

August 23, 2009

From the herbal engergy drinks of ancient Olympians to today's performance enhancing drugs, humans have searched for ways to make their bodies better. A professor of bioethics talks about the pitfalls and benefits to individuals and...

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