• July 24, 2003   BY Admin 

    The widely used screening test for prostate cancer did not detect most tumors, according to a study published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine. Continue reading

  • July 18, 2003  

    David Brooks of The Weekly Standard and Tom Oliphant of The Boston Globe discuss the White House’s prewar intelligence used to justify the Iraq war, and the potential impact of the deficit on the 2004 elections. Continue reading

  • July 16, 2003   BY Admin 

    Drug resistant strains of HIV were found in almost ten percent of newly diagnosed patients in Europe, researchers said on Wednesday. Continue reading

  • July 16, 2003  

    In the mid-nineties, the World Bank estimated 1.2 million Brazilians would be infected with HIV by the year 2000. But the estimate is half that amount. Susan Dentzer looks at some of the innovative government-sponsored prevention programs that Brazilian officials say helped people protect themselves from the virus. Continue reading

  • July 15, 2003  

    Brazil’s HIV treatment and education programs have produced impressive results, and may serve as a model for other developing countries dealing with accelerating rates of HIV infection. Continue reading

  • July 15, 2003  

    Members of Congress started work on compromise legislation to provide a Medicare prescription drug program. Ray Suarez discusses the differences between the House and Senate versions of the proposal with Robert Reischauer, president of the Urban Institute, and Robert Laszewski, president of Health Policy and Strategy Associates. Continue reading

  • July 10, 2003  

    Health Correspondent Susan Dentzer reports on President Bush’s trip to the African nation of Botswana and the AIDS crisis facing the small but prosperous nation. Continue reading

  • July 10, 2003  

    Experts discuss the AIDS epidemic facing African countries today and the impact of President George Bush’s pledge to provide funding to help the African nation of Botswana fight its AIDS crisis. Continue reading

  • July 9, 2003  

    Ray Suarez discusses the impact of a new FDA ruling, requiring increased disclosure of trans fats on food labels, with Michael Jacobson, executive director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest, and Rhona Applebaum, executive vice president of the National Food Processor Association. Continue reading

  • July 8, 2003  

    Susan Dentzer accompanies two members of Congress with differing views on the Medicare drug bill that passed the House as they explain their positions to seniors who are struggling to understand the complex legislation. Continue reading