The first AIDS vaccine to be tested on humans failed to prevent HIV infection in the general population but may protect blacks and Asians in the U.S. and Europe, vaccine-maker VaxGen Inc. said late Sunday.
Sen. John Kerry and television evangelist Pat Robertson recently announced that they have been diagnosed with prostate cancer. Health correspondent Susan Dentzer reports on the new debate over the benefits of prostate screening.
In his State of the Union address last month, President Bush announced a marked increase in funds to fight AIDS worldwide. Health correspondent Susan Dentzer reports.
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.
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