LAREDO — For 12 hours a day, the waiting room at Dr. Gustavo Villarreal’s family practice is often packed with patients, people who will pay a flat $50 fee for the convenience — or necessity — of a walk-in, quick-turn…
By Alexa Ura
Doctor-poet Rafael Campo reads "Primary Care" from his collection "Alternative Medicine."…
By PBS NewsHour
As more Americans become covered by health insurance, the need for primary care is on the rise, but there is a shortage of primary-care physicians. Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser reports from Philadelphia on the growing role of nurse practitioners…
Gwen Ifill speaks with health experts about what the United States can learn from health care systems throughout the world.
As the health care reform debate heats up on Capitol Hill, health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser speaks with doctors about the pros and cons of a government-funded public plan and other possible changes to the current system.
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.
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