15-34 Segment 2: Odd Medical Treatments of the Past

  Synopsis: An expert examines how far we’ve come in medicine by focusing on past practices, which lead him to conclude doctors in ancient Greece provided better care than those in the US 150 years ago. Host: Nancy Benson. Guest: Nathan Belofsky, author, Strange Medicine: A Shocking History of Real Medical Practices Through the Ages. Links…

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15-32 Segment 1: Online Pharmacies, Fake Drugs

  Synopsis: Consumers who purchase medicines online for convenience and price are taking a big risk–experts say 97% of online “pharmacies” are rogue sites operating illegally. Often the medications they sell are counterfeit or substandard. Experts discuss the risks and how consumers can buy safely. Host: Reed Pence. Guests: Carmen Catizone, Executive Director, National Associate…

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