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Has Medicine Gone PC?
Aired 3/29/2001

This week, Think Tank looks at the state of the public health profession. Public health experts are looking increasingly at the effects of social conditions and economic disparities on health outcomes. A new book by psychiatrist Sally Satel finds fault with this development. She warns that the purveyors of this "politically correct medicine" have embraced an ideology that only makes things worse. Are race and gender bias really threats to health? Or has political correctness infected medicine?
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  Sally Satel
    lecturer at Yale University School of Medicine, fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and author of "P.C. M.D.: How Political Correctness is Corrupting Medicine"
  H. Jack Geiger
    Professor Emeritus of Community Medicine, City University of New York Medical School

Originally Aired: 3/29/2001

   
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