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.
The federal government announces that women should start regular mammogram screenings at age 40, instead of age 50, to decrease their chances of dying from breast cancer.
Susan Dentzer looks into the problem of providing health insurance to the United States' 40 million uninsured citizens.
A world animal health organization has announced British farms are officially free of foot and mouth disease -- welcome news after almost a year of extensive losses to farms and the national economy.
Outgoing U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher discusses his tenure as the nation's top doctor.
President Bush fainted briefly Sunday night when a pretzel he was eating stimulated a nerve that slowed his heart rate.
Elizabeth Brackett of WTTW Chicago reports on efforts to develop a more reliable way to detect anthrax.
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