Emma Keller is a contributing writer for The Guardian, where she hosts a series of hour-long chats on health and wellbeing at The Living Hour. She is also the author of The Comeback: Seven Stories of Women Who Went from Career to Family and Back Again (2008) and The Lady: The Life and Times of Winnie Mandela (1994).
Kai Wright, editorial director of Colorlines and Nation contributor, and Emma Keller, columnist for The Guardian, discuss the special they worked on together for WNYC all about DNA and how much you actually want to know about your genes. Plus, their next project: reporting on the impact of the Affordable Care Act.
At WNYC, we’re experimenting with new ways to tell stories about health. In August 2013, as part of this effort, we produced an hour-long pilot show that we called "The Antidote: DNA Secrets." Click play to stream the complete pilot, above.