Rules For Who Lives, Who Dies In The Pandemic

Rules For Who Lives, Who Dies in the Pandemic

A lack of ventilators potentially puts doctors in the position of deciding which of their COVID-19 patients get a ventilator and live, and which ones don’t get one and die. New rules for making such decisions have been released which are designed to be fair and independent. The designer of the rules explains.

17-42 Segment 1: Why the Opposition To Later School Start Times?

Experts discuss how students and even the economy would benefit from later school start times and the reasons many people and school districts still oppose the change

17-38 Segment 1: Cutting Nicotine in Cigarettes

Experts explain the FDA's proposed plan to mandate a significant cut in the nicotine content of cigarettes to encourage them to move to healthier forms of nicotine distribution.

17-09 Segment 2: Eye Transplants: A Future Reality

Doctors are taking what they’ve learned in hand transplants, especially in nerve regeneration, and applying it to eye transplant development.

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16-43 Segment 2: The Benefits of Fear

During the Halloween season, many people seek out frightening experiences. This controlled fear has a psychological and developmental purpose, as an expert explains.