Reversing a long-held position, the Department of Veterans Affairs now says Air Force reservists who became ill after being exposed to Agent Orange residue while working on planes after the Vietnam War should be eligible for disability benefits.
Starting this summer, high-risk patients with preexisting conditions will be able to apply for temporary insurance as part of the health care reform law passed in March. Betty Ann Bowser reports on the new program and why some states are…
After months of debate, deals and delays, a health reform bill is now headed to the president's desk. Three historians assess the significance of the moment, in the context of nearly 100 years of U.S. health care legislation.
President Barack Obama sought to rally public support for his health care agenda Wednesday at a town hall meeting in Annandale, Va., where he emphasized his focus on passing reform legislation this year.
During a Senate confirmation hearing Thursday, Health and Human Services nominee Tom Daschle pledged to lead a bipartisan health care reform effort, based on evidence and not ideology. Experts discuss the challenges he will face if confirmed.
President Bush outlined new health care initiatives in his State of the Union address Tuesday, including creating new tax deductions on health insurance and giving states more flexibility in using federal funds. Two health care experts discuss the president's plan.