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The price of American beef plummeted at home and abroad after a slaughtered Washington state Holstein cow was found infected with mad cow disease in December. Tom Bearden reviews the reforms the U.S. Department of Agriculture implemented to ensure meat…

As China reported its first case of the rapidly spreading bird flu Tuesday, Dr. Julie Gerberding, the head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses the implications of the outbreak on world health.

Salmon is the most popular fish in the interior of the United States, but many American consumers have become concerned over whether the fish is still safe to eat. Lee Hochberg reports on whether there is any truth to these…

Dr. Alfonso Batres, a clinical psychologist and the chief officer for readjustment counseling services at the Department of Veterans Affairs, discusses how the department's support services aim to help those who have served in combat.