In 2011 the first of 79 million Americans born between the end of World War II and the mid-1960s will turn 65, swelling the ranks of Medicare and Social Security recipients. Judy Woodruff looks at the implications with Nicholas Eberstadt…
Ray Suarez wraps up his series on Cuba with a look at a "medical diplomacy" program that offers medical school education to low-income students from around the world.
Ray Suarez continues his series from Havana with a report on the Cuban health care system's emphasis on preventive medicine.
Spencer Michels profiles the company that makes the HIV medicine, and the strides to make it affordable to those in the U.S. and poorer countries.
Ray Suarez looks at the latest advances in combating AIDS. New research suggests taking an antiretroviral while healthy could greatly reduce the risk of contracting HIV.
This year's first Nobel Prize was awarded to Robert Edwards for his work developing the in-vitro fertilization method that led to the birth of the world's first "test-tube baby."…
Ray Suarez speaks with Wellesley College professor Susan Reverby about her discovery of how U.S. scientists did secret syphilis experiments on Guatemalans decades ago.
Margaret Warner reports on how a new test designed to detect signs of Alzheimer's disease can change the scope of treatments sooner for patients.
In other news, car bombings in both Afghanistan and Pakistan killed at least 40 people and wounded scores more, and medical research pointed to possible danger from radiation during CAT scans.
Ray Suarez sits down with medical experts to talk about possible changes to the U.S. health care system as Congress prepares to vote on a major overhaul.
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