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Monday, August 31, 2009

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  • Evidence-based medicine: Hope or hype?
    A major criticism of the U.S. health care system is that many common treatments and procedures do not work. Proponents say the increased use of evidence-based medicine will lead to fewer unnecessary procedures and lower costs, but some critics are concerned about creating what they call "cookbook medicine."9:06 a.m.
    David Newman: MD, emergency room physician and director of clinical research at St. Luke's Roosevelt hospital. He is the author of "Hippocrates' Shadow: Secrets from the House of Medicine", which comes out in paperback on September 15.
    Peter Amatio: MD, orthopedic surgeon at the Mayo Clinic.
  • Ben Vereen: Legacy of a star performer
    His life story reads like the Broadway plays he starred in during his long career. Ben Vereen talks about his big breaks and weathering tough times.10:06 a.m.
    Ben Vereen: actor, singer and dancer. His best known roles include Chicken George in Roots. He won a Tony for his role in the 1972 Broadway musical Pippin.

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