According to recent research, suicide, drug overdoses and alcohol abuse are driving up the death rates among less-educated white men and women between the ages of 45 to 54. We discuss what's ailing middle-aged white Americans and why.
The new season of open enrollment in the Affordable Care Act is underway. Ten million Americans remain uninsured, and the White House is looking for new ways to encourage people to sign up. Diane and a panel of experts discuss the ACA and what consumers need to know.
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