Federal officials inject themselves in the debate over Metro safety. Maryland state lawmakers spar over early voting sites in Montgomery County. And Pope Francis' representatives in D.C. make a last-minute plea for a death row inmate in Virginia.
Planned Parenthood's president testifies before Congress on the controversial videos that feature employees discussing fetal tissue research. We look at how the political fight over funding for Planned Parenthood is drawing attention to the medical uses of fetal tissue.
This week, President Barack Obama is addressing the UN General Assembly and meeting with world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin. We look at new tests for U.S. leadership, prospects for cooperation in Syria and the fight against ISIS.
A pharmaceutical executive recently ignited a conversation about the fairness of drug pricing when he tried to raise the cost of a lifesaving drug by 5000 percent. We speak with a medical historian about the economics of drug pricing, and why "generic" doesnt guarantee competition.
Doctors and police warn there is nationwide surge in crime and overdoses related to synthetic cannabinoids. The illegal street drugs often make users violently psychotic. A discussion on the health risks, national trends and challenges to medical professionals and law enforcement.
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