Why overuse of antibiotics is a massive, ‘staggering’ problem in health care

Why overuse of antibiotics is a massive, ‘staggering’ problem in health care

JUDY WOODRUFF: A new report out from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control highlights that we are still losing the battle against so-called superbugs, bacteria that are resistant to nearly all the antibiotics. As William Brangham tells us, the scope of the problem is bigger than previously estimated. WILLIAM BRANGHAM: The CDC’s new report shows […]

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Why doctors are increasingly prescribing nature

Why doctors are increasingly prescribing nature

JUDY WOODRUFF: As rates of chronic diseases among children have skyrocketed in the pastfew decades, pediatricians have increasingly looked for solutions beyond the traditional.Sometimes, that means prescribing time outdoors.Special correspondent Cat Wise has our story from Oakland, California.It’s part of our regular series on the Leading Edge of science and health.CAT WISE: Tina Igbinakenzua wishes […]

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Why Native populations are attracting new attention in 2020 presidential race

Why Native populations are attracting new attention in 2020 presidential race

WILLIAM BRANGHAM: This week, Native American voters got more attention from political candidatesthan they have in years.Our Lisa Desjardins has more on the presidential forum which drew those candidates and theissues that matter most to Native voters.LISA DESJARDINS: First, a reminder about this country’s Native population.As many know, it is most concentrated in Western areas, […]

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Trump Combines Cruel Immigration Policies with Broken Promises : A Closer Look

Trump Combines Cruel Immigration Policies with Broken Promises : A Closer Look

-The Trump administration has announced a new rulethat would limit legal immigrationby imposing a wealth test.For more on this it’s time for “A Closer Look.”[ Suspenseful theme plays ] [ Cheering and applause ]♪♪Trump has many racist conspiracy theories about immigrants.He thinks they’re being funded by shadowy groups.He thinks it’s a plot to invade Americaand […]

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