Health

H1N1 Vaccine Plans

October 7, 2009

New questions about the swine flu vaccine: Up to seven million doses are expected to be available in the U.S. this week. Who's going to get the vaccine, where, and why.

Abortion and the Health-Care Debate

October 5, 2009

Debate over abortion rights could complicate health-care overhaul efforts. A panel discusses the latest on health-care legislation and how Americans� shifting opinions on abortion may affect the final bill.

Health Care Overhaul: A Public Option

September 30, 2009

Five Democrats join with 10 Republicans in the Senate Finance Committee to kill two proposals for a government-run health-care option. Proponents of a public plan vow to keep up the fight: The latest on heath-care overhaul efforts.

President Obama and Healthcare

September 21, 2009

President Obama's full-court press on healthcare: Analysis of the latest proposals and the administration's all-out push for healthcare legislation this year

Dr. Andrew Weil: Why Our Health Matters (Hudson Street Press) (Rebroadcast)

September 20, 2009

Physician and best-selling author Andrew Weil on why health-care reform needs to change the entire medical system.

Dr. Andrew Weil: Why Our Health Matters (Hudson Street Press)

September 15, 2009

Physician and best-selling author Andrew Weil on why health-care reform needs to change the entire medical system.

Analysis of President Obama's Health Care Address

September 10, 2009

Analysis of President Obama's prime-time address to Congress and the nation on health care. Guest-host Frank Sesno and health care experts discuss the speech and how it may shape debate over a possible overhaul of the healthcare and...

David Kessler: "The End of Overeating" (Rodale) (Rebroadcast)

September 6, 2009

Former F-D-A Commissioner David Kessler on why Americans can't seem to stop eating, even when they're full. He talks about how the food industry promotes overeating and ways to fight back.

News Roundup - Hour 1

September 4, 2009

The Obama administration gears up for a new push on health care legislation. The U. S. manufacturing sector grows for the first time in eighteen months. Drug company Pfizer pleads guilty to criminal charges and will pay a record $2.3...

Nancy Rappaport: "In Her Wake" (Basic Books)

September 1, 2009

A community activist and socialite commits suicide after a bitter divorce in 1963. Her daughter is now a psychiatrist, wife, and mother. The search to understand why her mother took her own life. A story of loss, reconciliation, and...

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