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When Hype is Too Much


Do you need that pill? Will that supplement really help? How right or wrong is the internet? Physicians, authors and journalists Johann Hari, Jennifer Jacobs and Nina Shapiro will help us interpret medical hype.


Panelists
Johann Hari

Johann Hari is a New York Times best-selling author. His book "Chasing the Scream: the First and Last Days of the War on Drugs" has been translated into 15 languages and is currently being adapted into a major Hollywood film, and into a non-fiction documentary series....

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Jennifer Jacobs

Jennifer Jacobs, MD, MPH is a family practice physician specializing in integrative medicine. She is also a clinical assistant professor in epidemiology at the University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine....

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Nina Shapiro

Dr. Nina Shapiro is the award-winning Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology and a Professor of Head and Neck Surgery at UCLA. She has been featured in The New York Times, Time and The Wall Street Journal, along with NPR and CNN....

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