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Care Workers Around the World

We look at the rapidly growing need for care workers in the U.S., and what it means for the families and societies left behind.

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Understanding Paul Ryan's Budget Plan

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan's budget is now under scrutiny, especially for its changes to Medicare. Diane and guests explore what's in the plan and how it would reshape federal entitlement programs.

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Too Much Calcium Could Cause Kidney, Heart Problems, Researchers Say

Calcium has been touted to stave off osteoporosis and promote bone health. But new research suggests going overboard on calcium consumption could lead to kidney stones or even a heart attack.
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Medicaid Fight Reinvigorated With Political Light On Health Care

Medicaid is a campaign issue for the first time in years. Republicans cite studies to say the health care program for those with low incomes has failed, and they want to turn it back to the states. But Medicaid researchers say those studies don't portray Medicaid accurately.

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