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Subject: Health: Medicine

Talk to Me Series: Health - Medicine

Ever since Joe Franklin hosted the first television talk show back in 1951, talk shows have become a familiar feature on television. In that spirit of offering an open and relaxed forum, a meeting place for conversations, voicing opinions or sharing ideas, the Talk to Me Series welcomes Click for more

John Crowley (Social Entrepreneur: Pompe Disease)

Crowley, John (Social Entrepreneur: Pompe Disease)

The film Extraordinary Measures, starring Harrison Ford, Brendan Fraser and Keri Russell, to date is the crowning achievement for John Crowley who, when his two youngest children, Megan and Patrick, were diagnosed with a severe neuromuscular disorder known as Pompe disease, risked everything to find a cure. In this program host Esther Mills speaks one-on-one to John about this incredible story, which has been chronicled in the Wall Street Journal; The Today Show; Harvard Business School Case Study: Navazyne: A Father's Love; John's personal memoir, The Crowley Family Journey of Hope, Strength and Joy; and a book titled, The Cure: How a Father Raised $100 Million - and Bucked the Medical Establishment by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Geeta Anand. With the support of his wife, Aileen, John's benevolent entrepreneurial spirit continues through the efforts of his own non-profit organization whose mission is for a healthier, safer, more prosperous America. 2010 SCA 30 min.
Associated Movie: Extraordinary Measures - Starring Harrison Ford, Brendan Fraser, Keri Russell
Associated Book: The Cure: How a Father Raised $100 Million - and Bucked the Medical Establishment

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