Most Shared Stories Tagged: healthcare

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.

Conflict & Justice

Remembering Kennedy

Senator Edward Kennedy was one of the strong voices against the US-led war in Iraq. We feature an exchange he had in 2005 against then-Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld�and we look back on Kennedy's legacy later in the program.

Conflict & Justice

Ted Kennedy's Legacy

Senator Ted Kennedy died last night at the age of 77 after a year-long battle with brain cancer. The World's Jeb Sharp looks back on the legacy of the man called the �liberal lion of the Senate.�

Conflict & Justice

Foreign models for US health care

Anchor Katy Clark speaks with journalist T.R. Reid about his new book, �The Healing of America � A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care.� It explores health care systems in other countries and what the United States could learn.

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.