Continuing our series on 2015 in review, we discuss the latest in health and medicine. From the Affordable Care Act to fitness apps, these are the advances that stood out this year.
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- "We look back at the year in sports with Shira Springer, and preview what 2016 holds in store."
- "Six years passed in a flash, but then, heading into chief residency, I developed a classic constellation of symptoms — weight loss, fevers, night sweats, unremitting back pain, cough — indicating a diagnosis quickly confirmed: metastatic lung cancer. The gears of time ground down. While able to limp through the end of residency on treatment, I relapsed, underwent chemo and endured a prolonged hospitalization."
This segment aired on December 29, 2015.