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Global Politics

Illegal immigrants and health care reform

Anchor Katy Clark speaks with John Sheils, a healthcare management consultant with The Lewin Group, to sort out a question sparked by the angry shout of Republican Congressman Joe Wilson: whether health care reform will cover illegal immigrants.

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.

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Health & Medicine

Part V: Dispensing Comfort

Modern cancer care involves more than the latest surgical techniques and drugs; it also offers freedom from pain. Yet basic palliative care is almost nonexistent for many patients in developing countries. What is being done to bring them pain relief?