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Every week rely on authoritative reporting and insightful interviews illuminating the latest medical research and health-related headlines heard on public radio. Your host Barbara Lewis provides in-depth, accurate and actionable information. You’ll find field reports, stories, in-studio newsmakers, personal essays, and quirky information about health and medicine you can't find anywhere else.
Air date: February 23, 2014
Host talks to physicians and researchers about:
Why a medical malpractice attorney might not take your caseInterview
: Marshall Lewis, author, "When an Attorney Won’t Take Your Case."
The cost of preventive careInterview
: Michelle Andrews, freelance writer, Kaiser Health News.
Did You Know?
Pain and sleep
Patients leaving the hospital against medical adviceInterview
: David Alfandre, M.D., MSPH, assistant professor in the Division of Medical Ethics, NYU Langone Medical Center; health care ethicist, VHA National Center for Ethics in Health Care.
Contaminated lab coats
Probiotics and colicInterview
: Bruno Chumpitazi, professor, Baylor College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics.
Kidney transplants for petsInterview
: Liz Murphy, DVM.