Health

News Roundup - Hour 1

August 28, 2009

The end of a political era -- Senator Ted Kennedy's legacy and the future of health care reform. New details on CIA interrogations. And signs the recession might be easing, while estimates of the 10-year federal deficit soar. A panel of...

Max Mehlman: "The Price of Perfection" (Johns Hopkins) (Rebroadcast)

August 23, 2009

From the herbal engergy drinks of ancient Olympians to today's performance enhancing drugs, humans have searched for ways to make their bodies better. A professor of bioethics talks about the pitfalls and benefits to individuals and...

News Roundup - Hour 1

August 21, 2009

The Friday News Roundup. The administration and Democrats consider going it alone on health-care overhaul. The C.I.A., in two-thousand-four, outsourced to Blackwater a mission to hunt down and kill jihadists. And two giants of...

Max Mehlman: "The Price of Perfection" (Johns Hopkins)

August 19, 2009

From the herbal engergy drinks of ancient Olympians to today's performance enhancing drugs, humans have searched for ways to make their bodies better. A professor of bioethics talks about the pitfalls and benefits to individuals and...

Lobbyists and the Health Care Debate

August 19, 2009

There are at least six health care lobbyists for each member of Congress, and so far this year they've spent more than a quarter of a billion dollars: How lobbyists are shaping the healthcare policy debate.

A Radio Town-Hall Forum on the Health Care Debate

August 17, 2009

Angry debates over changing the nation's health care system break out at public forums across the country. Now it’s your turn to participate in a radio town hall. Your questions and concerns on health care overhaul.

Eunice Kennedy Shriver and the Special Olympics

August 12, 2009

Eunice Kennedy Shriver planted the seeds of the Special Olympics in her backyard in 1962. Today it's a global organization with three million athletes. The history and future of the Special Olympics.

Preparing for H1N1/Swine Flu

August 6, 2009

The Obama administration is preparing new measures for confronting another swine flu outbreak. Schools and hospitals seek guidance on how best to handle a resurgence this fall. The latest on efforts to address swine flu.

Health Care Legislation Update

August 3, 2009

Lawmakers prepare to head home for their summer recess without passing comprehensive healthcare legislation. The latest on efforts to overhaul the U-S healthcare system and how a month-long delay might affect the debate.

Alex O'Meara: "Chasing Medical Miracles" (Walker & Company)

July 29, 2009

A journalist turns to a clinical trial in hopes of curing his diabetes. A discussion about the risks and benefits of experimental medical treatments.

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