Beef Imports

Beef Imports

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 36 , Segment 5

Episode: Saudi Arabia and Yemen, Toxoplasmosis, Beef Imports

  • Apr 2, 2015 9:00 pm
  • 15:58 mins

Guests: Justin Kastner, associate professor of food safety and security at Kansas State University and co-director of the Frontier program Danny Unruh, research assistant at Kansas State University The embargo has lifted and the first European country to get approval for beef import into the United States is Ireland. They’re calling it green beef.

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Gentle Caesarean

17 MINS

Guest: William Camann, director of obstetric anesthesia at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and co-author of "Easy Labor: Every Woman's Guide to Choosing Less Pain and More Joy During Childbirth" Hazard a guess at what you think might be the most common surgery in America? Tonsil removal? Appendectomy? It’s actually the caesarean section – about 1 in 3 babies in America is delivered by C-Section. Public health officials are working to bring that rate down because of the risks associated with caesarean section. But there’s also a trend – in cases where a C-Section is unavoidable – toward making it a better experience for the mother and child. They're called "family centered C-Sections" by some. At Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, they call the procedure a "gentle C-Section."

Guest: William Camann, director of obstetric anesthesia at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and co-author of "Easy Labor: Every Woman's Guide to Choosing Less Pain and More Joy During Childbirth" Hazard a guess at what you think might be the most common surgery in America? Tonsil removal? Appendectomy? It’s actually the caesarean section – about 1 in 3 babies in America is delivered by C-Section. Public health officials are working to bring that rate down because of the risks associated with caesarean section. But there’s also a trend – in cases where a C-Section is unavoidable – toward making it a better experience for the mother and child. They're called "family centered C-Sections" by some. At Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, they call the procedure a "gentle C-Section."