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U.S. health officials advised that healthy adults should skip or delay getting the flu shot this year after the British government suspended the manufacturing license of the company that produces half of the flu vaccine used in United States.

Susan Dentzer spoke with Bruce Vladeck, an informal adviser to the Kerry campaign on health care issues. In the mid-1990s, Vladeck was administrator of the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), where he directed the Medicare and Medicaid programs.The following is…

Susan Dentzer spoke with Colin Roskey, an informal adviser to the Bush campaign on health care issues. Roskey served as the health policy adviser and counsel to the Senate Finance Committee, where he worked on a small team responsible for…

As part of a report on the Medicare debate taking place on the presidentical campaign trail, Health Correspondent Susan Dentzer spoke with Patricia Neuman, a vice president of the Kaiser Family Foundation and Director of the Foundation's Medicare Policy Project.