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October 20th 2014:Zoobiquity - The Astonishing Connection Between Human and Animal Health

Have you ever wanted to know if there were connections between human and animal health? Be sure to listen to today’s show as co-authors Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, M.D. and Kathryn Bowers discuss their findings on the astonishing connections we share with animals. Inspired by an eye-opening consultation at the Los Angeles Zoo, which revealed that a monkey experienced the same symptoms of heart failure as her human patients, cardiologist Natterson-Horowitz embarked upon a project that would reshape how she practiced medicine. She began informally researching every affliction that she encountere

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Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, M.D.

She earned her degrees at Harvard and the University of California, San Francisco. She is a cardiology professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and serves on the medical advisory board of the Los Angeles. Zoo as a cardiovascular consultant. Her writing has appeared in many scientific and medical publications.
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Kathryn Bowers

She was a staff editor at The Atlantic and a writer and producer at CNN International. She has edited and written popular and academic books and teaches a course at UCLA on medical narrative.
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