An experimental vaccine shows promise in the fight against cervical cancer, according to a recent study. Gwen Ifill discusses the study's implications with Dr. Christopher Crum of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.
America does only a mediocre job of caring for seriously ill and dying patients, according to a study released Monday by Last Acts, a group working to improve end-of-life care.
Physician Jeffrey Kelman discusses the extensive health ailments President John F. Kennedy suffered during his lifetime.
Susan Dentzer reports on government plans to respond to a smallpox attack and the controversial possible side effects of smallpox vaccination.
Dr. Paul Offit, the chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, examines the potential effects of the smallpox vaccine. Dr. Paul Offit explains why he was the only person on a committee advising the…
Dr. Julie Gerberding, the Director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses the risks and benefits of the smallpox vaccine.
The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the first defibrillator designed specifically for at-home use.
Dr. Georges Benjamin is the secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the immediate past president of the Association for State and Territorial Health Officials. Below is the transcript his interview with the NewsHour.
Dr. Michael Richardson is the senior deputy director for medical affairs at the Washington, D.C. Department of Health. Below is the transcript of his interview with the NewsHour.
Health correspondent Susan Dentzer reports on how a simulated plague outbreak helped health care providers and officials prepare for a bioterrorism threat.
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