Image of Dr. Robert S. Mendelsohn wearing a laboratory coat in a doctor's office, with art prints and awards/certificates hanging on the wall. He is sitting on a seat or examination table with his hand on the knee of a young boy to his right. The boy is wearing a blood pressure cuff on one arm, and to his right is a young girl examining this arm with a stethoscope.
Item consists of an audio recording of the "The Newsmakers" radio program hosted by Phil Ross, in which Kim O'Hare interviews Dr. Robert Mendelsohn. Topics of discussion include the dangers of routine annual physical examinations and x-rays (especially chest and dental x-rays), Mendelsohn's book "Confessions of a Medical Heretic," cervical cancer risk factors, hospital births and caesarean sections, and problems with surgeries (including hysterectomies, vasectomies, routine circumcisions, and tonsillectomies).