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The Hand

Only Available in Archive Formats.
The Hand

The Hand

The Hand

Only Available in Archive Formats.

GUESTS: Frank Wilson Author, The Hand (Pantheon) Neurologist Medical Director Peter F. Ostwald Health Program for Performing Artists University of California School of Medicine San Francisco, California Warren Breidenbach Hand Surgeon Kleinert, Kutz and Associates Hand Care Center Louisville, Kentucky Have you ever stopped to appreciate your hands, that amazing combination of bone and blood, flesh and nerve? In this hour, we'll take a look at what makes our hands so unique, and what gives us the dexterity that may be the key to our evolution. Plus, a proposed hand transplant—are the potential benefits worth the substantial risks?