AC360 Thursday 8p

Are crews preparing to move to "Plan B" in the search for Flight 370? The latest tonight live on AC360.
April 14th, 2014
11:10 PM ET

Dr. Sanjay Gupta on the ground in an ebola outbreak

More than 100 people have died in Guinea's ebola outbreak, that includes 14 health workers. The virus has no cure and you can get infected with just one microscopic droplet of saliva or blood hitting a break in the skin. The outbreak struck Guinea's capital Conakry, a city that's home to two-million people and near an international airport. Dr. Sanjay Gupta is there with the latest on the crisis and shows how simply getting blood samples is a life threatening job.

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April 3rd, 2014
09:45 PM ET

Could PTSD have played a role in the Fort Hood Shooting?

Fort Hood shooter Ivan Lopez served in the Iraq War, but his records show he was not directly involved in combat. Lopez was being treated for depression and anxiety. He was in the process of being evaluated for post-traumatic stress disorder. John Berman discussed this with Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta and military analyst Major General James 'Spider' Marks.

 

 

March 11th, 2014
10:27 PM ET

Dr. Sanjay Gupta "doubles down" on medical marijuana

Since Dr. Sanjay Gupta first announced his support for medical marijuana last summer, several states legalized it and opened dispensaries. Colorado and Washington even passed laws decriminalizing recreational pot use. But still, many families are trapped in the middle of the medical marijuana debate. Dr. Gupta talks to Anderson about his latest documentary 'Weed 2: Cannabis Madness.'
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February 27th, 2014
09:47 PM ET

Should men who want kids check their biological clocks?

A new study finds that children born to older fathers were at higher risk for autism, bipolar disorder and a range of other psychiatric problems. Does this mean that men should factor age into their family planning? Anderson asked Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

 

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February 24th, 2014
10:17 PM ET

Is acetaminophen safe for pregnant women?

A new medical study is raising questions about the acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol and many popular painkillers. Pregnant women have long been told Tylenol, unlike aspirin or ibuprofen, is safe for their developing babies. But in a new study researchers found that children whose moms took Tylenol while pregnant were more likely to develop A.D.H.D. The study didn't find that Tylenol caused A.D.H.D, but it did find a link. Anderson discussed it with Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

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February 11th, 2014
10:20 PM ET

Dr. Sanjay Gupta on Tom Brokaw's cancer battle

Veteran NBC news anchor Tom Brokaw has revealed that he has cancer. He was diagnosed in August and says his doctors are encouraged with his progress. Brokaw is battling multiple myeloma which mainly affects blood cells in the bone marrow. Anderson discussed today's news with Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

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January 23rd, 2014
12:54 AM ET

Sunny Hostin: It certainly doesn’t change the legal analysis

Today attorneys for the family of a brain-dead, pregnant woman in Texas said medical records show her fetus is "distinctly abnormal." Doctors caring for Marlise Munoz say a Texas law requires them to keep her attached to a ventilator, against her family's wishes, because she is pregnant. Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains what the new revelations about the condition of the fetus means for its viability.
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January 17th, 2014
10:29 PM ET

Can omega-3 help the brain recover from serious injury?

It is often hard to find hope after a loved one suffers a serious brain injury. But in some instances patients can not only survive but recover almost completely. The challenge is figuring out what will help the brain heal. For one California family, finding the answer was a complete surprise. Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta has their story.   
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January 16th, 2014
03:11 PM ET

How much Tylenol is too much?

The FDA is raising red flags about popular painkillers. The agency is asking doctors to stop prescribing drugs that have more than 325 milligrams of acetaminophen per dose.Acetaminophen is found in powerful prescription painkillers like Percoset and Vicodin and also in over-the-counter drugs like Tylenol. Taking too much can cause liver failure or even death. Anderson discusses this with Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

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January 9th, 2014
10:25 PM ET

Family of pregnant brain-dead woman to take legal action

33-year-old Marlise Munoz remains on a ventilator in a Texas hospital against her family's wishes, weeks after her doctors declared her brain-dead. The hospital says state law prevents them from removing Munoz from life support machines, because she is pregnant. Now her family is taking legal action. Anderson discussed this heartbreaking case with Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Criminal Defense Attorney Mark Geragos, and Former Federal Prosecutor Sunny Hostin.

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