An estimated six million people now go to health clinics each year in retail stores like CVS and Wal-Mart. But some doctors say relying too heavily on these convenient medical facilities can be risky. Guest host Susan Page and a panel of guests discuss the pros and cons of retail health clinics.
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China has become the world’s leading producer of greenhouse gasses – in large part from burning coal. An update on collaborative efforts between the U.S. and China to reduce coal plant emissions and why they could be key to addressing global climate change.
- Kenneth Lieberthal Director, John L. Thornton China Center, The Brookings Institution; Former senior director for Asia at the National Security Council.
- Bruce Stokes National Journal, international economics columnist German Marshall Fund, fellow
- Orville Schell director, Center on U.S. - China Relations, Asia Society
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