Nearly 36 percent of adults in Botswana are believed to have HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Elizabeth Farnsworth reports on efforts to combat the virus in part two of a four-part series.
In an interview taped Friday, U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan calls for a $7 to $10 billion international fund to fight AIDS.
Three popular allergy drugs may soon be available over the counter.
Flanked by African leaders, President Bush today announced the U.S. would contribute $200 million to fight AIDS, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Susan Dentzer reports on the battle to make some prescription allergy medications available over the counter.
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a promising new oral medication in the fight against cancer.
Betty Ann Bowser reports on the alarming rise in childhood obesity.
A 19-year-old has died in France from the human variant of mad cow disease. He was the third victim in France, and the 94th in Europe.
A study finds that researchers pay far too little attention to gender differences.
The British government Thursday lifted foot-and-mouth restrictions in two counties.
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