Susan Dentzer talks with Tom Scully, administrator at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, who is lobbying Congress for legislation that would allow the government to put a Medicare card plan into effect.
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 takes a look at the real-life problem of the under-insured that inspired the Hollywood movie "John Q."…
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…
Susan Dentzer looks at President Bush's nominees for surgeon general and director of the National Institutes of Health.
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.
Susan Dentzer reports on the ongoing controversy about whether mammograms are an effective preventive health care tool.
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.
Susan Dentzer reports on life at a different kind of nursing home.
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