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Gwen Ifill speaks with transportation and homeland security experts about striking the right balance between providing safety in air travel and accommodating the privacy needs of passengers.
Last week, a government panel issued a hotly-debated recommendation that most women wait until age 50 to begin getting regular mammograms to screen for breast cancer. Two experts answered your questions on the new guidelines.
The vice chair of a government health panel that released controversial new recommendations for mammograms says the study's findings have been "misinterpreted" and apologized for a "lack of clarity."…
The American Cancer Society warned Wednesday that premature screening could lead to overtreating or overlooking cancer. Gwen Ifill reports.
Recent studies show that screenings for prostate cancer may not reduce death rates and may also lead to unnecessary treatment. A medical researcher discusses the latest findings.
As health insurance premiums and deductibles rise, even patients with health insurance are finding it difficult to keep up with escalating costs. Betty Ann Bowser reports on the challenges facing the "underinsured" in Nashville, Tenn.
Medical care for older men may change after a federal task force recommended Monday that men older than 75 not get screened for prostate cancer, the second-deadliest-type among males. A National Institutes of Health official presents the concerns behind the…
The Veterans Administration is unprepared to care for brain-injured Iraq war veterans once they leave rehabilitation centers and return home to VA hospitals, a new documentary reports. An advocate and the VA secretary discuss treating the injuries.
A widely used test does not detect some prostate cancers, according to a study to appear in Thursday's New England Journal of Medicine that adds to the ongoing debate over the merits of the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening for the…
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