Apr 23, 2012 Actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith discusses telling stories about the big, complicated social issues of our time -- from the L.A. Riots to health care.
Apr 23, 2012 The U.S. Supreme Court next week hears arguments for and against several contested sections of Arizona's new immigration law -- which makes it a crime for undocumented immigrants to live or work in that state.
Oct 8, 2012 Every little thing your doctor does has a special code attached, with a dollar sign. Codes were supposed to make things simpler. Instead, they've touched off an expensive arms race between doctors, hospitals and insurers.
Apr 10, 2012 A ballot initiative could raise the tax rate on a pack of smokes in Missouri, which is 8x lower than the national average.
Apr 9, 2012 A new study shows that cancer patients prefer riskier approaches with very low odds of success , over more successful ones that wouldn't extend their lives as long.
Apr 4, 2012 A panel of doctors is recommending that physicians and patients think twice before performing several common medical tests.
May 16, 2012 A podcast highlighting some of our best stories from the past week: The robots in our lives (and how they might eat our jobs) and what matters in the health care debate.
Mar 29, 2012 Arguments for and against the legality of the Affordable Care Act wrapped up yesterday in the Supreme Court, and today, in our weekly Attitude Check, we look at how the average American feels about the law.
Mar 28, 2012 Today is the final day the Supreme Court will hear arguments about the legality of the Obama administration's health care overhaul. The Justices will be looking at severability, of what happens if the individual mandate is struck down.