PBS NewsHour

Are we too obsessed with longevity to be living well?

Clip: 05/08/2018 | 4m 45s Video has closed captioning.

When is a medical procedure or preventative screening counterproductive? How much time should we spend in the gym or fixating on the latest diet? The new book “Natural Causes” calls into question a number of seeming certainties of modern life and our quest to delay death. Jeffrey Brown talks with author Barbara Ehrenreich.

Aired: 05/08/18

Rating: NR

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