Second Opinion

Second Opinion

An examination of medical ethics and the practitioners who define them. Sign up to receive the Second Opinion topics in newsletter form at kcrw.com/newsletters.

Medicine has seen many changes over the past 30 years, but AI will be a disruptive game changer.

There are many reasons to go abroad for healthcare, but attention is needed to carefully weigh the risks and benefits.

The World Health Organization considers antimicrobial resistance one of the top 10 threats to global health alongside climate change and pandemics.

The EPA has just passed some air pollution rules that could improve our American’s health.

Research findings are not etched in stone.

America's dependency on foreign medical graduates, helps us but disadvantages countries around the world.

The medical needs of those with intellectual and developmental disabilities are often ignored, and their care suffers.

We may still have some lingering pandemic fatigue but the new bird flu has the potential for significant harm if we are not careful.