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An estimated 650,000 children have lost a parent to AIDS in Zambia, an African country where 20 percent of adults suffer from AIDS/HIV. Special correspondent Jonathan Silvers reports.

Susan Dentzer reports on a federally-funded study that finds alcohol consumption and resulting accidents are responsible for approximately 1,400 college student deaths a year. The authors of the study say universities are in a "crisis" situation.

Susan Dentzer recently sat down with Dr. Raynard Kington, acting director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, and Dr. Ralph Hingson, professor at the Social Behavioral Sciences Department and associate dean for research at Boston University School…

A new study says minorities in the U.S. receive inferior health care compared to whites, even when age, income, insurance and severity of the condition are the same. Two experts discuss the findings.

Two recent studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine suggest babies conceived using in vitro fertilization or other assisted reproductive technology are more likely to suffer from birth defects and low birth weight.

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