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Jeffrey Kaye of KCET/Los Angeles reports on cutbacks in the largest public health system in the nation.
Susan Dentzer reports on the controversy over hormone replacement therapy for women.
The U.S. government takes steps to prepare for a mass vaccination in the event of a smallpox outbreak.
Tom Bearden reports on the government's efforts to make beef safer.
Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Tuesday that three of four people who received organs from a car crash victim have become infected with the West Nile virus -- possibly through the donated organs.
Susan Dentzer reports on the recovery of two women who were seriously burned during the attack on the World Trade Center.
Jonathan Silvers reports on the bleak prospects for families of AIDS victims in the African country of Malawi.
Fred de Sam Lazaro of Twin Cities Public Television reports on U.S.-trained foreign doctors and the countries they've left behind.
Susan Dentzer looks at the causes of spina bifida and efforts to prevent the disease by encouraging women to take more folic acid.
Godfrey P. Oakley, Jr., is a visiting professor of epidemiology at the Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University. He is the former director of the division of Birth Defects and Development of Disabilities at the Center for Disease…
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