cancer

Asbestos still causing harm amid broken regulatory system

Video

This NewsHour lesson explores how the U.S. continues to import asbestos despite its lethal health impacts. Continue reading

Elephants offer clues to cancer’s secrets

Video

Former circus elephants will retire from the big top tent this spring, but their work improving human lives has only just begun.
Continue reading

President announces national effort to cure cancer

Video

In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama announced a new American initiative to cure cancer. Continue reading

70 years after nuclear tests, New Mexico town fights for compensation

Video

The first test of a nuclear bomb took place 70 years ago this month in the desert of southern New Mexico, where some say the effects are still being felt. Continue reading

Modifying cell genes could help beat blood cancer

Video

An experimental treatment turns a leukemia patient’s immune system into a cancer-fighting weapon. Continue reading

Submit Your Student Voice

NewsHour Extra will not use contact information for any purpose other than our own records. We do not share information with any other organization.