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Amanda Aronczyk

Amanda Aronczyk is a producer and reporter for Only Human. Her stories have appeared on NPR, the BBC, Marketplace, CBC, Reveal, On the Media, Studio 360 and more. She also teaches at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Find her on Twitter @aronczyk.

Amanda Aronczyk appears in the following:

How to Stop an Outbreak

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

An outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease claimed 16 lives and left more than a hundred people sick in New York City. We go behind the scenes to find how the city stopped the deadly bacteria.

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Patients and Doctors Fess Up

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Hear stories from patients — as well as doctors — as they discuss the mistakes, mishaps, and near fatal errors that happen between doctor and patients.

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Women, Drugs and Biosynthetic Creatures: My Favorite Talks from TEDMED

Monday, December 07, 2015

Only Human reporter Amanda Aronczyk headed out to the California desert and curated 4 of the best TEDMED talks just for you. 
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Listen Up! Day 5: Yes, And... !

Friday, November 20, 2015

Mastering the art of listening is also about mastering conversation. With help from the world of improv comedy, you'll learn how to take your listening skills to new heights. 

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Dreaming of a Deaf Utopia

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

As a kid, Marvin Miller dreamed of starting an all-sign language town — a place where deaf would be the norm. Then, ten years ago, he found the land to build it. 

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A Deaf Composer Holds Out for Science

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Jay is a musician who has been losing his hearing over the past several decades. Now he must decide whether participating in an experimental treatment is worth the potential risks. 

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Who Are You Calling 'Inspiring'?

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

At 24, Max Ritvo has a lot going for him. He's a gifted poet, comic, and new husband. But he's also a cancer patient whose prognosis isn't good.

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Patients and Doctors Fess Up

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Hear stories from patients — as well as doctors — as they discuss the mistakes, mishaps, and near fatal errors that happen between doctor and patients.

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Keep the Baby, Get the Chemo

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

A young mom learns she has breast cancer. Then, while she's scheduling surgery and planning for chemo, she finds out something else: she's pregnant. 

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What Makes a Great Disease Story?

Friday, October 02, 2015

A rare muscle cancer made David Grover sick—and famous—when he was just a kid. But then the media moved on.

American Icons: Native Son

Thursday, July 30, 2015

The story of a young man in the ghetto who turns to murder was an overnight sensation. But some think "Native Son" exploited the worst stereotypes of black youth. 

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Eight Months and $100,000 Later, the Reality of Cancer Treatment Hits Hard

Friday, March 27, 2015

There’s one side effect of cancer treatment that's financial, not physical.

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Medical Bills Linger, Long After Cancer Treatment Ends

Friday, March 27, 2015

A woman's family is stuck with medical charges for care she received after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

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Medical Bills Linger, Long After Cancer Treatment Ends

Friday, March 27, 2015

A woman's family is stuck with medical charges for care she received after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Negotiating relief from the bills has become a part-time job for her daughter.

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What Makes a Great Disease Story?

Friday, March 27, 2015

A rare muscle cancer made David Grover sick—and famous—when he was just a kid. But then the media moved on. 

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Why Doctors Are Trying A Skin Cancer Drug To Treat A Brain Tumor

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A drug that's effective in patients with certain forms of melanoma is being tested as a treatment for other cancers whose genetic code contains an identical mutation.

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Why a Skin Cancer Drug Is Treating This Woman’s Brain Tumor

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Precision medicine is making it faster to match the right cancer drug to the patient who needs it.

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Why Doctors Are Trying A Skin Cancer Drug To Treat A Brain Tumor

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A drug that's effective in patients with certain forms of melanoma is being tested as a treatment for other cancers whose genetic code contains an identical mutation.

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How 2 Children With Leukemia Helped Transform Its Treatment

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Cancer treatment for kids has changed dramatically since the 1960s.

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The Two Leukemia Patients Whose Survival Revolutionized Cancer Treatment

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Early experiments in cancer treatment helped move a common pediatric cancer, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, from a death sentence toward a cure.

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