healthcare

Arts, Culture & Media

Object Breast Cancer

The pink ribbon has been an incredibly successful piece of marketing for breast cancer research. For cancer survivor Leonor Caraballo, though, it's supremely annoying. "I've always hated the color pink," she says.

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Conflict & Justice

Health care in Canada

As the health care debate continues in the United States, Canada has been struggling to implement its own universal health care system. We talk with Roy Romanow, who was Premier of Saskatchewan from 1991 to 2001

Global Politics

Indonesia rescue effort

International rescue teams are heading to Indonesia in a last-ditch effort to free trapped earthquake survivors. Marco Werman gets an update from the BBC's Rachel Harvey in Padang.

Global Politics

Philippines brace for second typhoon

Residents of the Philippines are scrambling to prepare for Typhoon Parma. This storm is expected to hit just days after another storm, Typhoon Ketsana, killed more than 200 people. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Glen Marboloc of Oxfam in Manila.

Global Politics

Indonesia quake aftermath

Officials in the earthquake-hit city of Padang, Indonesia, have called off the search for survivors in the rubble of buildings five days after the disaster. Reporter Ann Dornfeld visited a village near Padang.

Environment

Cancer transferred from mother to fetus

A woman in Japan has helped scientists to answer an important medical question; if cancer is transferred from mother to fetus. Doctor Anthony Ford is with the Institute of Cancer Research. He was on the team of scientists studying his case

Global Politics

US view of swine flu vaccine

Anchor Marco Werman speaks to Dr. Jay Butler, director of the 2009 Influenza Vaccine Task force at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, for a US perspective on the H1N1 flu vaccine.