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Exit Interview: Presidential Science Advisor John Holdren

Scientific American executive editor Fred Guterl talks with Pres. Obama’s science advisor, John Holdren, about climate science, space travel, the issue of reproducibility in science, the brain initiative and more. 

January 19, 2017 — Fred Guterl and Steve Mirsky

We're Taking You to Bellevue

Pulitzer Prize–winning N.Y.U. historian David Oshinsky, director of the Division of Medical Humanities at the N.Y.U. Langone Medical Center, talks about his latest book, Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America’s Most Storied Hospital.  

January 17, 2017 — Steve Mirsky

5 Signs of PTSD

How healing occurs and what you can do to offer support to someone with PTSD

January 14, 2017 — Savvy Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen

Birth Control and Depression: What You Need to Know

A new study suggests a link between hormonal contraceptives and depression.  Which methods were more likely to cause these mood changes? And what do you need to know before you make any decisions about your contraceptive health?

January 6, 2017 — House Call Doctor Sanaz Majd

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