Susan Dentzer reports on government plans to respond to a smallpox attack and the controversial possible side effects of smallpox vaccination.
Dr. Paul Offit, the chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, examines the potential effects of the smallpox vaccine. Dr. Paul Offit explains why he was the only person on a committee advising the…
Dr. Julie Gerberding, the Director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses the risks and benefits of the smallpox vaccine.
The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the first defibrillator designed specifically for at-home use.
Health correspondent Susan Dentzer reports on how a simulated plague outbreak helped health care providers and officials prepare for a bioterrorism threat.
Dr. Georges Benjamin is the secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the immediate past president of the Association for State and Territorial Health Officials. Below is the transcript his interview with the NewsHour.
Dr. Michael Richardson is the senior deputy director for medical affairs at the Washington, D.C. Department of Health. Below is the transcript of his interview with the NewsHour.
An HIV test that provides results in as little as 20 minutes has won approval from the Food and Drug Administration.
An American's risk of dying from heart failure has fallen by about one-third since the 1950s, according to a study published in Thursday's New England Journal of Medicine.
Fred de Sam Lazaro of Twin Cities Public Television reports on Thailand's unique solutions in its battle with AIDS.
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