Examining President Bush's recent $15 billion proposal to combat AIDS in Africa and the Caribbean.
Doctors from across New Jersey walked off the job Monday as part of a work slowdown to protest rising medical malpractice insurance premiums.
President Bush has proposed a plan that would offer drug coverage to seniors who leave traditional Medicare and join government-subsidized private health plans. Two experts examine the policy and politics surrounding the proposal.
A federal judge Wednesday barred the Bush administration from putting in place a plan to offer discount prescription drug cards to Medicare recipients.
Margaret Warner reports on recent studies that have questioned the medical value of alcohol.
Despite concerns voiced by health care workers' unions and a scientific panel, officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that mass vaccination of a half-million medical workers could start as soon as next week.
Nine states and the District of Columbia are forming a nonprofit group to hold down the costs of prescription drug plans for their workers and Medicaid recipients, according to The New York Times.
The Supreme Court hears arguments in a case questioning whether states can force HMOs to offer a wider choice of doctors. Ray Suarez discusses the case with a Supreme Court reporter for The Chicago Tribune.
New statistics indicated that health costs in the U.S. rose some 8.7 percent in 2001, marking the single largest increase in ten years. The escalating expense of care was driven in large part by the cost of prescription drugs and…
President Bush recently renewed the abortion debate by reexamining the question of when life begins. Health correspondent Susan Dentzer reports on several recent policy moves that have become focal points in the debate over abortion rights.
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