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Last week some 15,000 doctors, activists and policy experts met in Bangkok, Thailand to take stock of current efforts to fight AIDS and assess how to best meet the growing need for treatment and prevention programs. Jeffrey Brown speaks with…

Susan Dentzer speaks with former Army Chief Warrant Officer John Sims and his doctors about the brain injury he sustained when his helicopter crashed during a flight into Iraq. Sims is one of many U.S. soldiers living with serious brain…

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Stem Cell Basics

Some have declared the research to be morally repugnant. Others have said scientists have been wildly optimistic in their promises of how treatments may help patients.

The government released revised guidelines yesterday that suggest millions more Americans should receive more aggressive treatment to lower their cholesterol. Gwen Ifill discusses the new guidelines with Dr. James Cleeman of the National Cholesterol Education program at the National Heart,…

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