Tag: Healthcare
Boiling water reactor design
March 18th, 2011

“Nuclear meltdown” is certainly a dramatic phrase. But after speaking to a former NRC commissioner, it became clear that it is not a scientific term.

Airdate: February 2, 2011

Surgeon and author of The Checklist Manifesto explains how coping with complexity has become the biggest 21st-century struggle.

Airdate: January 13, 2011

Leading cancer physician dissects the history of cancer, which he calls ‘the defining disease of our generation.’

Airdate: December 23, 2010

Science writer discusses lessons learned from research for her book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

Airdate: December 22, 2010

Corporate watchdog and Deadly Spin author discusses his struggle with his whistleblower status and describes the post-healthcare-reform industry spin.

Airdate: October 22, 2010

UCLA professor of health services and author of Instant Recess explains why what’s good for the waistline is good for the bottom line.

Airdate: October 18, 2010

Singer-actress reflects on her 40 years in entertainment and 18 years as a breast cancer survivor.

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
October 4th, 2010

“America is hemorrhaging talent. We can no longer waste the skills and dreams of countless young men and boys of color.” That truth was echoed throughout a two-day national town hall in Los Angeles to address the health disparities facing boys and young men of color across California and the nation. Researchers and community leaders […]

Airdate: October 1, 2010

Susan G. Komen for the Cure founder-CEO shares her thoughts on the controversy over mammograms and how often women should be screened.

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
September 30th, 2010

I didn’t expect to get this disease. Although my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in her thirties, I felt that I had mitigated my risk by following the general guidelines for risk reduction. Babies before thirty, check. Breastfeeding, check. Organic food, check. But it happened, and at the age of 31, with my two […]

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