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Religion And Healthcare In Africa; An Ethical Dilemma

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Each year, thousands of American Christians travel to developing countries to tend to the poor and the sick. In sub-Saharan Africa, it’s estimated that 40 to 70 percent of health services are provided by religious organizations. Yet the pairing of religion and health care makes some in the West uncomfortable. They question the ethics of offering healthcare, and the Gospel, to a vulnerable population that may have no other option for health services. But as Jordana Gustafson reports, many in Kenya feel differently.


'Not Without My Daughter' Subject Grows Up, Tells Her Own Story

"Not Without My Daughter" told the story of an American mother and daughter fleeing Iran. Now that young girl is telling her own story in her memoir, "My Name is Mahtob."

Internet Food Culture Gives Rise To New 'Eatymology'

Internet food culture has brought us new words for nearly every gastronomical condition. The author of "Eatymology," parodist Josh Friedland, discusses "brogurt" with NPR's Rachel Martin.

Proposed Climate Change Rules At Odds With U.S. Opponents

President Obama says the U.S. must lead the charge to reduce burning of fossil fuels. But American lawmakers are divided on limiting carbon emissions and opponents say they'll challenge any new rules.

Payoffs For Prediction: Could Markets Help Identify Terrorism Risk?

In a terror prediction market, people would bet real money on the likelihood of attacks. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Stephen Carter about whether such a market could predict — and deter — attacks.

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