New Questions About The Safety Of Hip Replacements
The Diane Rehm Show WAMU
Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 10:06 a.m
The Food and Drug Administration recently issued new warnings on the safety of some hip replacements. As part of our occasional series, "Mind and Body," Diane and her guests discuss what patients need to know about safety and cost of hip replacements.
Barry Meier staff reporter for "The NewYork Times" and author of "Pain Killer: A 'Wonder' Drug's Trail of Addiction and Death."
Dr. Henry Boucher orthopedic surgeon at Medstar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Md.
Sarah Brown CEO of The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unwanted Pregnancy and three-time hip replacement patient.
Kenneth Thorpe professor and chair of health policy and management at Emory University Rollins School of Public Health.