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‘Body Worlds’ Exhibit Aims to Change the Way You See Your Body — and Treat It

‘Body Worlds’ Exhibit Aims to Change the Way You See Your Body — and Treat It

Body Worlds MemeYou’re probably familiar with the Bodies exhibition — the displays of human specimens preserved to show their internal workings in unique detail.

Well, an exhibit from the inventor of the preservation process (called “plastination”) has returned to Houston through April 23, 2017 at The Health Museum.

Houston Matters producer Michael Hagerty takes us on a tour of Body Worlds Rx: Prescriptions for Healthy Living with its creative and conceptual designer, Dr. Angelina Whalley.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael HagertyMichael Hagerty is the Senior Producer for Houston Matters. He has a degree in journalism from Abilene Christian University and has served as news director for NPR and PBS stations around Texas and The West, including: KUNR-FM in Reno, Nev.; KNPB-TV in Reno, Nev.; and KWBU-TV/FM in Waco, Texas. He got his start on the air as a college student hosting Morning Edition at KACU-FM in Abilene, Texas. A native of the Chicago area and an avid Cubs fan, Michael spent four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.View all posts by Michael Hagerty →