KCRW's Second Opinion

KCRW's Second Opinion


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High Rates of Medical Error Rates Are Probably Incorrect

Still, the problem is real and deserves attention...

Physician Suicide: A Canary in the Coal Mine

It's a problem that should concern us all.

Declining Teen Birth Rates

Women are making good choices about reproductive health.

Doctors' Right to Choose

If doctors choose, patients loose.

The Violent Brain

Is it the seed or the soil?

A Medical Who Done It

How did a group of people ended up with cow tuberculosis?

Gender in Elite Sports

What defines a female athlete other than lower pay?

Physical Pain Linked to Economic Pain

America's pain epidemic has its roots in social determinants.

The Heavy Cost of Direct-to-Consumer Advertising

It's no longer just drugs but now genetic testing.

The Extinction of a Vital Measure of Quality Control

How will we ever know without an autopsy?

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