Show: September 2, 2012:
- Which part of the hospital environment draws the most criticism?
- What should you know about concussion care?
- Why has the twin birth rate increased?
- Does new drug signify Cystic Fibrosis breakthrough?
- What is the secret behind the ALIVE programís success?
- What leads to math anxiety?
- What do nets mean for malaria-stricken African nations?
- Is running without gravity a possibility in your future?
- View all topics for the week
In the Field: What should you know about concussion care?
One of our own reporters, bioethicist Eric Metcalf, experienced a close call with his 6-year-old son, Milo, who fell and suffered a concussion while playing kickball on the playground. Metcalf learned a lot from the experience, including how often concussions occur in young children. And, after talking to concussion experts, Metcalf learned key facts about recognizing and treating concussions.