Health Care in America
The Social And Economic Effects Of Ebola In West Africa12/18/14
The ebola epidemic in West Africa is not just a health care crisis. It has affected every corner of society in the countries most affected. Schools have been closed for months, infrastructure projects have been put on hold and GDP growth has slowed to...
12-16-2014-Morning Report-Healthcare for small businessses
Airing on Tuesday Dec. 16, 2014: In the wee hours of the morning, Moscow Time, Russia's central bank hiked a key interest rate to 17 percent, a dramatic effort to stop the decline of Russia's currency, the Ruble. More on that. And for people needing...
For LA’s homeless, housing could be cure for chronic illness
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSUsing Medicaid dollars to expand long-term care choices in Michigan Slipping through the system: Are mentally ill Americans getting adequate health care? Fixing the disconnect between Medicare and Medicaid...
On eve of shutdown deadline, Congress has a trillion-dollar divide
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSLawmakers agree on $1 trillion spending bill A shutdown deal with extras: light bulbs, campaign finance and fishing tackle Boehner doesn’t rule out another government shutdown JUDY WOODRUFF: One day before...
News Wrap: Congress hammers out federal funding bill details
Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: Congressional negotiators hammered out a $1.1 trillion spending bill today, as a Thursday deadline loomed. The legislation would keep the government running through next September. Passing it will avert...
The Retirement Review -- Health Care Costs
A look at preparing for health care costs in retirement.
Revved up employment growth offers ‘meat-on-the-bone’ jobs, but mostly...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSBroad-based jobs growth signals stronger U.S. economy, but wages still lag U.S. unemployment decrease reflects more workforce dropouts A two-tiered jobs report for a two-tiered economy JUDY WOODRUFF: Lets...
News Wrap: Diplomats gather in Brussels to strategize against the...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: A white policeman in New York City will not be charged in the choking death of a black man that was caught on videotape. The case has been closely watched in the wake of events in Ferguson, Missouri....
CDC Considers Counseling Males Of All Ages On Circumcision
Citing reduced risk of HIV and other sexually acquired diseases, the federal agency says health care providers should discuss circumcision with men as well as parents of infants and teen boys.
News Wrap: Al-Shabaab kills dozens in Kenya
Watch Video | Listen to the Audio GWEN IFILL: President Obama may be ready to announce his nominee for secretary of defense later this week. It was widely reported today that Ashton Carter will be the choice, after hes thoroughly vetted. He served as...
Obamacare 'Glitch' Puts Subsidies Out Of Reach For Many Families
The health care law gives subsidies to those whose employers' insurance isn't affordable, but that's based on the cost of worker-only coverage. Adding family to a plan can send prices out of reach.
Supreme Court tests limits of free speech online with case on social...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSSupreme Court considers line between racial and partisan gerrymandering Supreme Court will consider new Affordable Care Act challenge ‘Breaking In’ explores Sotomayor’s Supreme Court disruptions and...
Protesters In Moscow Demand Explanation For Health Care Cuts
Several thousand demonstrators marched on Sunday to protest the government's plan to eliminate jobs for up to 10,000 doctors and close 28 of Moscow's hospitals due to budget cuts.
A School Pays For Health Care But Can't See The Itemized Bill
Large companies like the Miami-Dade school district pay for employees' health insurance, but are often forbidden from knowing how much providers charge and insurers pay for care.
Shields and Brooks on the Ferguson ruling, Hagel resignation
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSBrooks and Marcus on executive action precedent, prospective presidential candidates Brooks and Dionne on Obama’s immigration plan and what’s next Shields and Brooks on the China carbon deal, Obama’s...
#586: How Stuff Gets Cheaper
We tend to get obsessed with things that get more expensive over time college tuition, say, or health care. But lots of things have actually gotten cheaper in real terms. Things made by machines. Things like consumer electronics.Some new gadget comes...
China Has To Kick Smoking Habit Or Health Care Costs Could Be Huge
China, home to the world's largest population of smokers, is looking at a draft regulation that would ban indoor smoking and tobacco advertising. One anti-smoking NGO says the government is weighing the loss of tobacco tax revenue against...
Obamacare's Calorie Count Mandate
Another hidden gift inside the Affordable Care Act: mandatory calorie labeling for many restaurant menus. Walter Olson comments on the complications and potential unintended consequences of such a mandate.
New leadership in Medellin, Colombia, transforms former ‘world murder...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSConsumerism stirs age-old beauty biases in rural Bangledesh Vietnam battles sex trafficking along China’s border Rawanda rebuilds after genocide with focus on community health care GWEN IFILL: Finally...
Africa Inspires A Health Care Experiment In New York
Dr. Prabhjot Singh lives and works in Harlem, a neighborhood plagued by chronic disease. He thinks an African model of health care can help — training people in the community to be health educators.
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