Susan Dentzer reports on a new study that finds that America does only a mediocre job of caring for seriously ill and dying patients.
Shouting protesters drowned out U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson during his speech to the 14th International AIDS Conference Tuesday, saying that the United States isn't doing its part in the fight against global epidemic.
International health experts explain the importance of donating more resources to stop the spread of AIDS.
An update on the spread of AIDS and the International AIDS Conference from health correspondent Susan Dentzer.
The world's largest conference on the AIDS epidemic opened Sunday with renewed calls for aid from the developed nations and demands that affordable drugs be made available to third world nations fighting the disease.
House Republicans passed a Medicare drug plan early Friday that would use private health insurance companies to provide prescription drug coverage for senior citizens and the disabled.
Kwame Holman reports on the renewed debate over prescription drug benefits for seniors.
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As its current term comes to a close, the Supreme Court announced several key rulings Thursday, including a major health care decision to let patients use state laws to fight group health plans that refuse to approve certain medical treatments.
The Supreme Court upholds state laws that help patients fight their HMOs.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, discusses President Bush's $500 million plan to curb mother-to-child HIV/AIDS transmission.
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