Holy Land Introduction (00:40) – Dr. McGovern gives some facts and fictions about the Holy Land and shares some of his own experiences traveling in Israel and Palestine.
Guest Interview (12:20) – During Dr. McGovern’s trip to the Holy Land in February, he interviewed Dr. Hiyam Marzouqa (Chief Physician) and Dr. Iyad Abu Irmeleh (Resident Physician) at Caritas Baby Hospital in Bethlehem about their work serving babies and their families in the war-torn Middle East.
Medical Trivia (Answer at 50:00) – While The Wind in the Willows is a children’s book published in 1908, something other than wind found in willows has been used for over 2000 years as a medication, and a form of this is still accounts for 44,000 tons of pills taken annually worldwide. What is this medication?
Preventive Medicine Tip (47:10) – Vision Screenings for Children (www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/)
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