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Otis Brawley: people in America may not live longer but we sure do a better job taking pictures (scans) of them dying

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Dr. Otis Brawley, the chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society, delivered a powerful speech to the Association of Health Care Journalists annual conference in Atlanta on April 21.

Scott Hensley followed the speech on the NPR Shots blog.

And a video of the speech is posted on YouTube.

 

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Greg Pawelski

April 24, 2012 at 2:45 pm

This is great Gary. Thanks for posting it.

Monica Rhodes

April 26, 2012 at 9:56 am

The video of Dr. Brawley’s speech is marked private. Is there another way to view it?

    Gary Schwitzer

    April 26, 2012 at 10:01 am

    The Association of Health Care Journalists – which posted the video – has apparently been playing with the settings. It was there…then it was not there…then it was there again…and now I see it’s not there again. I’ll write to them. Check back.

Walter Lipman

April 30, 2012 at 10:11 am

Video is available once again as of 11:03 am.