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Sound Medicine Radio Hour

Overcoming our Obsession with Diagnosis, Decoding Back Pain, and More: Full Show, January 25, 2015

Dr. Cripe and Millicent
Larry Cripe
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On this week's edition of Sound Medicine, we hear from palliative care physician Larry Cripe on how his daughter's life-threatening injury changed his outlook and the way he practices medicine. Host Barbara Lewis speaks with a spinal neurosurgeon whose written a book on how to conquer back pain, a researcher who says it's time to rethink the outpatient visit, and a surgeon who gave up her superstar status. Plus, how to talk so your dog understands, and how not to forget what you learned in class. 

 

Individual Segments:

Millicent's Fall: "Speechless"

Decode Your Back Pain: Interview With Spinal Neurosurgeon Dr. Jack Stern