Daniela Lamas, MD, writes ‘I took a break from the I.C.U. to write on a medical drama. It was a chance to imagine a world where the outcomes followed the script I wanted.’

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While accuracy has never been a requisite of primetime programming, skewed medical dramas like “New Amsterdam” can have an insidious effect, poisoning how the health-care system and physicians are viewed by the public, Brit Trogen writes

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Twenty years ago, images of staggering cattle and descriptions of brains resembling Swiss cheese became associated with one of the most popular television programs of the day when Texas Panhandle cattlemen sued “The Oprah Winfrey Show” for defamation under Texas’ “veggie libel law.” They claimed the program’s negative portrayal of their business caused a steep decline of beef prices

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A central theme of HBO’s new sci-fi series “Westworld” is the question of what it means to be human

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Turn of the 20th century medicine was characterized by rapid introduction of a plethora of devices, procedures, and techniques. This has given writers and producers of The Knick a wealth of material for creating dramatic stories, which they have done remarkably during seasons one and two

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