Show: New England Authors with Kameel Nasr

Episode: 24 Scott Podolsky, MD, The Antibiotic Era

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Episode Description:

Soon after the discovery of antibiotics, which saved millions since WWII, scientists were urging regulation to avoid deadly antibiotic-resistant bacteria. This is a story of drug company service as well as drug company profit, of medical and political leaders beginning in the 1950s urging or denying government control, of doctors who are both reluctant to prescribe as much as they are reluctant not to prescribe. Dr. Scott Podolsky of the Harvard Medical School tells the wonderful story of modern medicine.

Episode Short Description: In this exhaustive historical study of miracle drugs such as penicillin, Dr. Podolsky tells us where we are today re drug-resistant bugs

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File Name of SD Episode: Scott Podolsky.mpg

Total SD Episode Video Runtime (hh:mm:ss): 00:26:59

File Size of SD Episode Video: 532,160,512 Bytes

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Date SD Episode Video Uploaded: Monday, November 19, 2018 - 13:22

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Total HD Episode Video Runtime (hh:mm:ss): 00:26:59

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Date HD Episode Video Uploaded: Sunday, January 6, 2019 - 10:26