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Global Politics

US veterans ?denied benefits'

Thousands of soldiers who served in Iraq and Afghanistan are reportedly being denied military medical benefits. Over the last few years, investigative journalist Joshua Kors has been writing about the care American servicemen and women receive.

Lifestyle & Belief

Treating blindness in Africa

Health problems the afflict the world's poor have received unprecedented attention in recent years. But medical workers who focus on lesser known diseases say their efforts remain as difficult as ever. On PRI's The World.

Global Politics

Doctors without Borders in Somalia

News of piracy often overshadows another story of Somalia: the suffering of ordinary Somalis. MSF nurse Javier Roldan started photographing the Somalis who came to the hospital in Jamaame. The result is a rare glimpse into the life of ordinary Somalis.

Global Politics

The price of genetic testing

Genetic tests can tell people whether they and their children are at risk of getting certain diseases. But that knowledge can come at a price. Anchor David Baron speaks with Brazilian genetic counselor, Mayana Zatz.