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Why You Should Still Be a Doctor

Dr. Joseph Zuckerman,Professor and Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at NYU’s Hospital for Joint Diseases and 2009 President of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, spoke with us about why being a doctor is still worth it and how to keep your joints healthy.

Along with warning against playing a single sport, Zuckerman also explained why overweight women usually have strong bones.

Zuckerman also joins Big Think’s discussion about healthcare reform, outlining what doctors want moving forward, including access to specialists and liability reform.


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