Healthbeat Brooklyn

Season 2009 Episode 09.04.09

HB Eps. 33

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HB Eps. 33
Original Cablecast Date: 9/1/2009A New Generation Spreads the Word: A mentorship program at Kingsbrook Jewish Med. Ctr. trains young people to research healthcare issues and then inform their communities. And there's a TV show, too!"Why Us: Left Behind & Dying": Host Monica Sweeney, MD, talks to Vivian Siu, a producer of this new documentary feature. It looks at why blacks - both in the US and in Africa - suffer more from HIV/AIDS than any other group.Swine Flu Update: The H1N1 virus and the vaccine for it - what to expect and how to prepare this fall. We hear what Emergency Dep't staffers at Long Island College Hospital have to say, as well as local residents.Is That Thing Real?: Using you-won't-believe-how-high-tech mannequins, Brooklyn Hospital interns and residents get trained for all sorts of medical conditions. This makes a CPR dummy look like a Cabbage Patch doll.moreless

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