The Brian Lehrer Show Edit this Published by The Brian Lehrer Show Weighing Western and Alternative Medicine Listen 14 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/267899/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Preparing Chinese medicine prescriptions at Kamwo Herbal Pharmacy on Grand Street in Manhattan. (Stephen Nessen / WNYC) i Susannah Meadows writes the Newly Released column for The New York Times and wrote a personal essay in The New York Times Magazine this weekend. She discusses weighing western and alternative treatment options for her son.