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Jun 01

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Q & A: Binge Lessons

Joseph A. Califano, Jr. is President and Chairman of The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA) which he founded in 1992. He is the former secretary of Health, Education and Welfare.

Feb 25

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The White House Plan

President Clinton has declared that saving Social Security should be the priority when using the current budget surplus. The White House published the following description of their proposal.

Jan 29

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Parkinson’s Disease

Betty Ann Bowser reports on Parkinson's disease and medical efforts to treat the disease that affects 1.5 million Americans. During her look at the disease, Bowser interviewed Parkinson's patient Dr. Peter Morabito about his service dog, Victor.

Nov 02

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Hi-Tech Healing

The Internet has been much maligned as a purveyor of pornography and much hyped as the future of business, work, travel and leisure, but one organization is on the ground trying to use new technologies for something concrete: a healing…

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