Health Care in America
09-18-2014- Morning Report- Is the ACA affordable?09/18/14
Survey results out this morning suggest many Americans who signed up for health insurance under what's labeled the Affordable Care Act do actually find their coverage affordable. That's particularly true for people with very low incomes who are paying...
Why Iowa’s Senate race is one of the closest in the nation
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKS‘Pork’ ad raises public profile of Iowa GOP primary challenger Midterm races showcase widening political divide How will the primaries shake up the gender split in Congress? JUDY WOODRUFF: A quick look at...
As epidemic multiplies, can U.S. aid for Ebola be deployed quickly...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSCuba pledges 165 healthcare workers to combat Ebola outbreak U.S. offers support to fragile, West African health systems to combat Ebola Why Ebola is proving so hard to contain JUDY WOODRUFF: Lets dive...
News Wrap: Taliban suicide bomber kills three NATO troops
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: The United States military is joining the fight to stop the spread of Ebola in Africa. President Obama laid out a plan today to send 3,000 troops, amid increasingly dire forecasts of the epidemics...
Obama pledges money and military personnel to nations struck by Ebola
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSCuba pledges 165 healthcare workers to combat Ebola outbreak U.S. offers support to fragile, West African health systems to combat Ebola Why Ebola is proving so hard to contain JUDY WOODRUFF: The United...
Obama To Announce Large Ramp Up Of Ebola Fight
The U.S. military plans to establish a medical base in Liberia to help stop the Ebola epidemic. It will build 1,700 new treatment beds and train up to 500 health care workers every week.
Ebola Response Hampered By Limited Air Travel
Many airlines don't want to have their crews overnight in an Ebola area or send them to a place where they can't get adequate health care if something goes wrong.
How doctor-owned outpatient medical centers differ from hospitals
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSMishaps and deaths caused by surgical robots going underreported to FDA Could malpractice reform save the U.S. health care system? Barbara Walters praises Joan Rivers, the ‘consummate performer’ JUDY...
09-10-2014- Marketplace- Phone Carriers Change Plans
Today, President Obama is expected to discuss his plan for sustained military operations against the Islamic State, or ISIS. We explain why that could be a game-changer for the U.S. defense industry. Plus,carriers that have traditionally subsidized...
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: "Off the Sidelines"
When Hillary Clinton left the senate to become secretary of state, the governor of New York appointed a little-known congresswoman to take her place. Her name was Kirsten Gillibrand. She quickly made a name for herself through taking on issues like...
U.S. offers support to fragile, West African health systems to combat...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSThird U.S. doctor with Ebola lands in Nebraska Why Ebola is proving so hard to contain The world is ‘losing the battle’ to contain Ebola, health official warns JUDY WOODRUFF: In West Africa, doctors are...
News Wrap: CO2 levels hit record high in 2013, finds UN report
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Health officials reported stark new numbers today in the Ebola outbreak across West Africa. The World Health Organization said confirmed deaths have reached nearly 2,300 out of 4,200 cases. Meanwhile, a...
09-09-2014- Morning Report- The Apple Gear Is Here
What will an Apple device you can wear look like? Will it have new Apple mobile payment systems, health care software, or home automation? These are some of the questions that are supposed to get answered today, now that the Cupertino, California...
Low-Cost Clinics Face Challenges Brought On By Obamacare
A Minneapolis clinic has closed after providing low-cost care for 42 years. Revenue from paying patients is down 30 percent because the Affordable Care Act has allowed many to buy health insurance.
New job growth doesn’t indicate a strong labor market
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Economists had predicted a solid month of hiring in August. But the latest jobs report came in below expectations and proved a bit confounding again. There were just 142,000 jobs added last month, and,...
How Do We Stop Ebola? WHO Declares War On The Virus
Over the next six months, about 20,000 people will get Ebola. Half will likely die. To stop the virus, the World Health Organization says it needs thousands of health care workers and $600 million.
The Big Picture Of The Fast-Food Wage Dispute
The 150-city protest for a minimum wage hike comes at a time when other changes are putting more pressure on businesses to pay their workers more. Home health care workers joining the fight also raises the issue of overtime rules, which are expected...
CVS Quits Cigarettes, Adjusting To New Health Care Landscape
CVS has changed its corporate name from CVS Caremark to CVS Health. On the very same day, the company has also fulfilled a promise it made earlier this year: No more cigarettes on its store shelves.
09-03-2014- Morning Report- Preschoolers And Baby Boomers
For trading stocks and other securities, there are stock exchanges, which are highly regulated. There are also alternative trading systems called "dark pools," which are lightly regulated. There's news this morning that IEX, an upstart, alternative...
Why Ebola is proving so hard to contain
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSA third American reportedly infected with Ebola How did the West Africa Ebola epidemic get out of control so fast? Ebola outbreak started with funeral in Guinea, report finds JEFFREY BROWN:The director of...
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