The latest Frontline -- airing Tuesday on many PBS stations -- confronts the complicated end-of-life decisions that patients, families and doctors must face. This excerpt shows the tough decision-making surrounding one patient's grim prognosis at the Mount Sinai Medical Center…
Betty Ann Bowser reports from the Crescent City on one doctor's success in establishing clinics for the underinsured after Hurricane Katrina wiped out the city's main charity hospital.
At one hospital just across from the Port-au-Prince airport, medical workers can see aid entering Haiti but still do not have access to it. Jonathan Rugman of ITN examines how confusion over who is leading the relief effort is slowing…
With the days ticking down until President Obama's target date for a deal on health care reform, the White House is pushing to convince the public and Congress that swift action is necessary.
President Barack Obama pushed back Tuesday against stepped-up Republican efforts to question his health reform agenda. Four members of key congressional committees discuss the divisions on Capitol Hill.
Columnists Ruth Marcus and David Brooks discuss top political news, including next week's hearings on Sonia Sotomayor's Supreme Court nomination, the pace of health care reform and President Obama's trip abroad.
Three major hospital organizations joined the effort to cut medical costs and agreed to contribute $155 billion over the next 10 years to the cost of health care reform. Betty Ann Bowser reports.
The U.S. economy has lost millions of jobs over the past year. And in order to avoid further layoffs, many organizations are asking employees to make painful sacrifices – wage cuts, fewer benefits, and unpaid leave. We’ll explore this in…
The Geisinger hospital system in Pennsylvania has developed a new approach to health care management, including a 90-day "warranty" on certain procedures. Betty Ann Bowser reports.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Ray Suarez is in Durban, South Africa, reporting on the deadly airborne disease tuberculosis, which has been nearly wiped out in some parts of the world but is flourishing among the South African population, especially those weakened by HIV.
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