This week, the British medical journal the Lancet formally retracted a 1998 study that helped set off the debate over the safety of vaccines and whether they may be connected to later diagnoses of autism in children. Continue reading
In other news Thursday, stocks fell across the board on fears over the January unemployment report out Friday, and Senate Democrats announced plans to pass a jobs bill as early as next week. Continue reading
The House of Representatives may vote next week on a bill to remove the health insurance industry’s antitrust exemption. The move is the first attempt to jump-start the “two-track” health care reform effort that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi outlined last … Continue reading
A dramatic performance project called “Theater of War” uses ancient Greek tragedies for a very special goal: To link ancient and modern warriors in an understanding of war’s pain and mental agony.
Haiti’s heavy spring rains are getting closer, but as Ray Suarez reports, millions of earthquake survivors are still living in Port-au-Prince under rigged up tarps and bedsheets. Continue reading
In the wake of last month’s horrifying earthquake, Port-au-Prince’s hospitals are packed full of children with missing limbs. Emma Murphy of Independent Television News reports. Continue reading