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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.

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.

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