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Carolyn Abraham

Carolyn Abraham is a freelance journalist and the author of the upcoming book “The Juggler’s Children: A Journey Into Family, Legend and the Genes that Bind Us”. 

Videos

Carolyn Abraham: The Genes that Bind Us
April 4, 2013
| 48:23
Author Carolyn Abraham sits down with Steve Paikin to tell him about her journey to India and Jamaica, and through stacks of archive documents and genetic tests, to solve the mysteries of her family...
What's in Your Genes?
February 6, 2013
| 54:02
Science is revealing the secrets of our genomes. The Agenda asks: How much do we really want to know about our genetic makeup?

Episodes

April 4, 2013
Science has made it possible to trace your genetic history. You can find out more about yourself and your ancestry. The Agenda examines what these changes mean to the notion of identity.
February 6, 2013
The Agenda looks at the risks and rewards of finding out your genetic secrets. And, Dr. John Roder on living with Huntington's Disease.
December 23, 2009
The Ethics of DNA
October 21, 2009
Are we ready to come face to face with our innermost genetic secrets? Will this knowledge help us make wise choices? Can we trust ourselves and others with safeguarding this most potent knowledge?
July 18, 2008
Young, innocent, and bipolar: medical reporter Carolyn Abraham on the alarming rise of bipolar disorder diagnoses in children.///Do-it-yourself healthcare: Is the demystification of doctors and their...
March 11, 2008
Young, innocent, and bipolar: medical reporter Carolyn Abraham on the alarming rise of bipolar disorder diagnoses in children.///Do-it-yourself healthcare: Is the demystification of doctors and their...
December 3, 2007
Biological breakthrough: medical reporter Carolyn Abraham on what the latest science means for the practice and ethics of stem cell research.///Breaking down the walls ... or gently knocking on the...
April 30, 2007
From late pregnancy to early sex: medical reporter Carolyn Abraham on some new and controversial medical practices. Available as a Podcast Subscribe:      Listen...
March 9, 2007
Genetic testing, personal choice, and disability: Are scientific breakthroughs helping us overcome terrible afflictions, or threatening the rights of the disabled?///Getting to know you, well before...
January 26, 2007
Sanitation? Vaccination? Antibiotics? Judging the most important medical advances of the past 150 years, with medical reporter Carolyn Abraham. Available as a Podcast...
November 1, 2006
From the genetics revolution...to new therapies, drugs, and medicines...a reality check on medical innovations and health care. Available as a Podcast...