In his new book, Dr. Jerome Groopman describes the balance of observation and intuition that doctors use in diagnosing patients. He joins Diane to discuss how the process is further complicated by the demands of today’s health care systems, and by the times when doctors don’t agree in their conclusions.

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  • Dr. Jerome Groopman Is a professor at Harvard Medical School and a writer for The New Yorker. He is the author of "Second Opinions" and "The Measure of Our Days."

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