healthcare

Global Politics

De-Worming Program Set to Launch in India

The Indian state of Rajasthan is about to launch a large-scale program to treat intestinal worms among its public school students. The idea isn't simply to make the kids healthier - it's to enable them to study harder and get ahead in life.

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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.

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.