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What a Physician Believes, What It Means for You

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What a Physician Believes, What It Means for You

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What a Physician Believes, What It Means for You

What a Physician Believes, What It Means for You

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Could your doctor's beliefs influence what he or she tells you? A new study finds that when controversial treatments come up, doctors' beliefs do play into the options they present.

Guests:

Dr. Farr Curlin, assistant professor, Section of General Internal Medicine and the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, The University of Chicago