Closer Look with Rose Scott

Closer Look: Profiling America’s Public Hospitals; And More

June 3, 2016

Friday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress”:

  • 0:00:  Medical reporter and author Mike King discusses his new book “A Spirit of Charity: Restoring the Bond Between America and its Public Hospitals.” He profiles Atlanta’s Grady Memorial Hospital and four other large public hospitals in Chicago, Dallas, Miami and New Orleans;
  • 16:55:  Michell Eloy wraps up her opioid epidemic series with a look at how it’s affecting the children of people struggling with addiction;
  • 22:03:  Rose Scott gives news of Emory University’s Board of Trustees announcing that provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Claire E. Sterk will be the school’s new incoming president;
  • 22:29:  Rahaf Al-Bochi, licensed dietitian with Olive Tree Nutrition, talks about how to stay healthy while fasting during Ramadan;
  • 29:44:  Medical analyst Dr. Ford Vox explains why he signed a letter asking the World Health Organization to postpone or move the Olympic Games out of Rio de Janeiro because of the threat of the Zika virus.
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