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Doctors Disagree About Effectiveness, Cost Of Stents
The 'Baby Boomer' generation came of age in the 1960's, an era defined by 'sex, drugs and rock and roll'. Those days have long past, but new research suggests the boomers are still facing higher than normal rates of drug use. Peter Delany, from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, discusses the new data and what it tells us about boomers. And offering a personal perspective, Juan Harris, Program Director for the Hanley Center for Older Adult Recovery, and Rod Dash, a graduate of the program.
Report: Many Baby Boomers Addicted To Drugs
The first International Swine Flu Conference is underway in Washington, D.C. Medical industry leaders, public health officials, scientists, first responders and others will discuss the virus, known within the medical community as H1N1 — particularly issues of pandemic prevention, preparedness, and recovery. The event is one of several recent indications that the U.S. government and health officials are anxious about the upcoming flu season. Host Michel Martin speaks with Laurie Garrett, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations, and NPR science correspondent Richard Knox.
Leaders In Medicine, Public Health Tackle Swine Flu
Meet Lisa Sanders, The Doctor Behind 'House'
Scientists Identify 'Itchy' Neurons In Mice
Mass Medical Clinic's Sobering Message
Study: Treating Fractured Vertebrae May Not Help
To Lower Costs, Mass. May Restructure Doctor Pay