The Early Days of Hormones

Hormones were unknown until a little more than 100 years ago, and experts admit we still have a lot to learn. An expert author details the discovery of hormones and how our growing knowledge has shaped treatment of many diseases and conditions.

18-17 Segment 1: Medicare Tackles the Opioid Epidemic

Experts discuss the new limits on Medicare prescriptions of opioids, and whether the limits will cause more pain for patients or if they will hinder the temptation to overprescribe.

doctor measuring obese man waist body fat. obesity and weight loss.

16-34 Segment 1: Doctors’ Obesity Bias

Studies show that doctors are as biased as the rest of us against people who are overweight, resulting in lectures, misdiagnoses, and patients who avoid the doctor.