Diane speaks with Dr. Roger Kligler who is living with advanced stage cancer on why he's suing the state of Massachusetts for the 'Right to Die' and with Dr Jessica Vitter, and intensive care and palliative care specialist on why better communication is so needed between doctors and patients facing end-of-life issues.
Guest Host: Susan Page
The makers of the antidepressant Prozac have come out with a new version of the drug that can be taken just once a week, but at the same time the patent on the formulation has expired. A panel talks about what Prozac has meant for American consumers, mental health professionals, and the pharmaceutical industry.
- Dr. Gary Tollefson Vice President of Lilly Research Laboratories, a division of Eli Lilly & Co.
- Dr. Peter Kramer Professor of Psychiatry at Brown University and author of "Listening to Prozac" and the novel "Spectacular Happiness."
- Sally Satel staff psychiatrist at the Oasis Clinic and fellow at the American Enterprise Institute
- Dr. Fred Goodwin research professor of psychiatry at George Washington University, former director of the National Institute of Mental Health, and host of the public radio's "The Infinite Mind"
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