healthcare

Lifestyle & Belief

Tales from the front

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Air Force Critical Care Nurse Capt. Christine Collins. Collins serves at a US military hospital at Bagram air base in Afghanistan. Collins talks about caring for a severely burned Afghan girl named Razia.

Arts, Culture & Media

Super-centenarians

The title of world's oldest person now belongs to a Japanese woman living in Okinawa. She's 114 years old. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Stephen Coles, director of the Gerontology Research Group at UCLA. He keeps track of the world's super-centenarians.

Global Politics

Low Cost IVF

IVF is now a common method of aiding conception � but it's expensive. There are efforts to make the treatments more accessible to the poorest regions of the world. Lisa Mullins talks with Dr. Ian Cooke of the Low Cost IVF Foundation.

Global Politics

China's search for cleaner coal

Burning coal causes huge problems in China, but it's likely to remain the country's main energy source for decades. In part two of her series, Mary Kay Magistad looks at China's efforts to develop so-called �cleaner coal� technologies.

Conflict & Justice

Casualties of Libya's civil war

Gaddafi is taking the fight to the opposition in both western and eastern Libya. There are no reliable casualty figures but we know they must be high. America Abroad senior correspondent Sean Carberry saw for himself at a hospital in the city of Ajdebia.