Health Correspondent Susan Dentzer reports on President Bush's trip to the African nation of Botswana and the AIDS crisis facing the small but prosperous nation.
Ray Suarez discusses the impact of a new FDA ruling, requiring increased disclosure of trans fats on food labels, with Michael Jacobson, executive director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest, and Rhona Applebaum, executive vice president of…
Susan Dentzer accompanies two members of Congress with differing views on the Medicare drug bill that passed the House as they explain their positions to seniors who are struggling to understand the complex legislation.
A recent study shows hope for prostate cancer prevention. Ray Suarez discusses the findings with Dr. Peter Greenwald, director of the division of cancer prevention at the National Cancer Institute.
The Pentagon's campaign to vaccinate half a million military personnel against smallpox caused few serious adverse reactions overall, but did produce 37 unexpected cases of heart inflammation.
Recent studies have shown that hormone replacement therapy may increase a woman's risk of heart disease, breast cancer and Alzheimer's disease. Susan Dentzer discusses these findings with researchers and women undergoing the therapy.
Scientists announced Tuesday that a drug already on the market appears to reduce men's overall risk of developing prostate cancer, but also carries several serious side effects and may increase the risk of developing an aggressive tumor.
Scientists have identified a gene that plays a key role in whether prostate cancer spreads to other parts of the body or remains in the gland, where it is much less likely to cause harm, a study published Wednesday said.
New studies show that cases of depression are common and often inadequately treated. Gwen Ifill discusses these new findings with Dr. Thomas Insel, director of the National Institute of Mental Health.
World Health Organization officials announced Tuesday that the spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome has been contained, but warned that China must remain vigilant to prevent a second outbreak of the highly infectious disease.
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