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Health & Medicine

Tehran's air pollution woes

In Tehran, more and more Iranians are buying more and more cars... with predictable results -- congestion and smog. Correspondent Steve Zind reports that air pollution in the Iranian capital is causing health problems for citizens and headaches for city officials.

Arts, Culture & Media

''Enlighten Up''

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with filmmaker Kate Churchill and journalist Nick Rosen about their experience making the documentary, "Enlightened Up!" Churchill, a yoga devotee, followed Nick, a yoga skeptic, for six months as he explored the world of yoga here and in India.

Health & Medicine

Tight quarters

Today in Moscow six astronauts were shut up in a capsule that will remain closed for 100 days. It's part of an experiment to find out how they might cope on the journey to and from the planet Mars. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from New York Times reporter, Michael Schwirtz.

Health & Medicine

Clean Water Scarce in Pakistan

Political instability and violence make Pakistan a U.S. foreign policy priority. But there's another looming crisis there too. Pakistan is fast running out of water and much of what IS available is making people sick. On PRI's The World.

Health & Medicine

Safer abortions in Zambia

In the African nation of Zambia, abortion is legal, but few medical clinics offer the procedure and women therefore try it themselves. A hospital in Zambia's capital, Lusaka, aims to save women's lives by making abortion safer and more widely available.