- The year in medicine
H1N1 and the effort to reform health care dominated the news this year, but two local doctors say the year in medicine was marked less by major breakthroughs than by the debunking of long-held medical beliefs.9:06 a.m.
Jon Hallberg, MD: Medical director of the Mill City Clinic. He's also the creative director of the Center for Arts and Medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Dr. Hallberg is a regular commentator on Minnesota Public Radio's All Things Considered.
Craig Bowron, MD: Hospitalist at Abbott Northwestern Hospital and a regular contributor to Minnpost.
- NBC, Comcast, and the future of television
Cable giant Comcast spent $30 billion to purchase NBC, but is it going to get it's money's worth? Two media analysts join Midmorning to discuss the fallout from the deal, and what television viewers can expect in the coming years.10:06 a.m.
John Rash: Senior VP and director of broadcast operations at Campbell Mithun and media analyst for WCCO Radio.
Brian Steinberg: TV editor for Advertising Age magazine.
- New unrest in Iran
An important Shiite Muslim holiday in Iran is being marked by massive anti-government protests and a violent response from security forces. Among those killed include the nephew of opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi.10:45 a.m.
Hooman Majd: Iranian-American journalist and author of "The Ayatollah Begs to Differ."
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