• December 28, 1999   BY Admin 

    President Clinton today proposed requiring Internet sites to obtain federal approval for selling prescription drugs or face severe fines. Continue reading

  • July 3, 1998  

    As the 12th World AIDS Conference ended in Geneva, health officials and scientists announced a new commitment to improve HIV and AIDS treatment in the third world. Following a background report, Phil Ponce discusses the state of the war against AIDS with two of America’s leading experts. Continue reading

  • July 2, 1998  

    The widespread use of generic drugs as replacements for costlier brand name products has sparked a debate over the safety of these cheaper pills. NewsHour correspondent Tom Bearden reports on one state’s attempts to balance cost with quality. Continue reading

  • January 8, 1998  

    Of 1.7 million people in prison in the U.S., 1.4 million cases involve substance abuse. Alcohol abuse is especially widespread among our nation’s criminals. Treatment programs within prisons are being used to fight this growing problem. Jim Lehrer spoke to Rep. Bill McCollum (R) Florida, and Joseph Califano. Continue reading

  • December 10, 1997  

    Betty Ann Bowser reports on the fastest growing drug of choice in the country — methamphetamine. Continue reading

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