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The Brian Lehrer Show

How Midwives Can Help Control Healthcare Costs

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

A New York Times editorial posits that better access to midwives could help keep medical costs lower.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Ina May Gaskin and Midwifery

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Ina May Gaskin, author of the book Spiritual Midwifery and subject of the new documentary "Birth Story: Ina May Gaskin and the Farm Midwives", and Mary Wigmore, who co-directed the film with Sara Lamm, discuss the midwifery movement.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Means and Measures

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Time Magazine’s Michael Scherer examines the political context of the President’s proposals to curb gun violence, and what kind of obstacles there might be in Washington. Plus: Paul Barrett, author of Glock: The Rise of America’s Gun, reports on his visit to a gun trade show and the economics of the gun industry. Then, Whole Foods CEO John Mackey discusses what the supermarket chain means to food and business; and Ina May Gaskin on her role in the midwifery movement.