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Barney Frank Discusses Coming Out in Congress and a Life in Politics

Posted on · Barney Frank spent 32 years in the U.S. House of Representatives serving Massachusetts’s 4th District. His legacy includes the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act, reforming the financial industry. And, in 1987, the Democrat was the first member of Congress to come out as gay. He’s written a memoir about his political life and his struggles as politician […]

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C-Sections and Medical Information Overload: Thursday’s show (April 23, 2015)

Posted on · Dr. Donald Prough, Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at UTMB Health, is currently testing a new technology he hopes will cut down on the number of Caesarean section deliveries being performed today. Since 1985, the World Health Organization has recommended no more than 10  to 15 percent of live births be performed via C-section. But […]