The health care industry is considered relatively recession proof. But not for everyone. In Los Angeles, many Asian immigrants are struggling to keep their health care jobs. The World's Jason Margolis reports.
The search for survivors after the devastating earthquake in Haiti continues but rescuers have little lifting equipment and are often using their bare hands. We get an update from the BBC's Andy Gallagher, who is in Port-au-Prince.
In this special podcast, The World takes you to Sudan with former President Jimmy Carter. Carter is working in Southern Sudan to eradicate a horrific disease known as Guinea worm. We bring you David Baron's report, and an extended interview with Carter
Russians have been increasingly ravaged by disease and death. There's so much vodka, life expectancy for men has fallen to just 60 years old ? about the same as in Myanmar and Haiti. The World's Laura Lynch explores the country's troubles with alcohol.