Medical malpractice reform: Will it really reduce healthcare costs? In his State of the Union address, President Obama indicated he was willing to consider medical malpractice reform as an option for bringing down healthcare costs. The Republicans, and groups like the American Medical Association, have long advocated for medical tort reform, but will it reduce costs as significantly as they believe?9:06 a.m.
Len Nichols: Director of the Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics at George Mason University.
Kenneth Thorpe: Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University.
The link between video games and depression Do parents need to start worrying about how many hours kids are playing video games? A new study out of Iowa State University suggests that game addiction is linked to depression and other psychological disorders. Midmorning examines the study and reasoning behind the data.9:45 a.m.
Studying Marriage: What Women Want and How Men Behave Does marriage make men nice or do nice men tend to marry? What are the top predictors of a woman's marital happiness? Midmorning examines two studies on anti-social men and the happiness of married women.10:06 a.m.
Dr. S. Alexandra Burt: Associate Professor at Michigan State University joins us from East Lansing, Michigan.
Brad Wilcox: Director of the National Marriage Project and Sociologist at the University of Virginia.