Louis Galambos, professor of U.S. economic, business, and political history at Johns Hopkins University and the author of "The Creative Society, and the Price Americans Paid for It," a sweeping look at the nation through the eyes of its professional classes — the lawyers, scientists, doctors, administrators, business managers, teachers and urban planners who shaped our modern society.
Secret Service training: Johns Hopkins’ Christopher Dreisbach on how he teaches ethics and the ethical quandaries specific to the Secret Service. Following the prostitution scandal in Colombia, the Secret Service sent 100 agents to a two-day ethics training conducted by JHU and led by Prof. Dreisbach.
This week’s topics include stress testing after heart procedures, coffee and mortality, air pollution and markers of inflammation, and laxative-free colonoscopy.
0:32 Laxative-free colonoscopy 1:30 Using CT scanning but laxative-free 2:30 What about polyp removal? 3:25 Coffee and mortality 4:26 More coffee decreased mortality 5:28 Lower LDL? 6:02 Role of stress testing after heart procedures 7:02 Repeat procedure did not improve outcomes 8:06 Air pollution and inflammation 9:07 Pollutants decreased and markers improved 10:32 End