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On World AIDS Day, a look at treatment advances and health inequalities

New medical treatment for HIV is helping the nearly 38 million people living with the virus globally. On World AIDS Day, Celeste Watkins-Hayes, a professor at Northwestern University and author of “Remaking a Life: How Women Living with HIV/AIDS Confront Inequality,” joins Alison Stewart to discuss what still needs to be done and who needs…

Why overuse of antibiotics is a massive, 'staggering' problem in health care thumbnail

Why overuse of antibiotics is a massive, 'staggering' problem in health care

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that we are losing ground in the battle against so-called superbugs — the harmful or deadly bacteria resistant to nearly all our antibiotic defenses. William Brangham talks to Dr. Arjun Srinivasan, who works on infection control at the CDC and helped compile the…

Amid roiling health care debate, the share of uninsured Americans is growing thumbnail

Amid roiling health care debate, the share of uninsured Americans is growing

Health care is a top 2020 political issue. Democratic candidates are debating whether to build upon the Affordable Care Act, or ‘Obamacare,’ or replace it with Medicare for All. Meanwhile, President Trump wants to dismantle the ACA entirely. As millions of Americans enter the time of year when they choose their health plans, Amna Nawaz…

Pete Buttigieg on election results, paying for health care and bringing America together thumbnail

Pete Buttigieg on election results, paying for health care and bringing America together

Recent polls in early voting states show Pete Buttigieg’s popularity surging among Democratic voters. The mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is now in the top tier of candidates vying for the chance to challenge President Trump in the 2020 presidential election. But with that growing support comes rising scrutiny. Judy Woodruff talks to Buttigieg about…

Michael Bennet on the situation in Syria, American health care and impeachment thumbnail

Michael Bennet on the situation in Syria, American health care and impeachment

Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado is one of 18 candidates vying for the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential nomination. He joins Judy Woodruff to discuss why he “never would have” pulled U.S. troops out of Syria, how his health care plan compares to that of Sen. Bernie Sanders, what he thinks of the impeachment inquiry and…

Kamala Harris defends her health care plan from rival critics thumbnail

Kamala Harris defends her health care plan from rival critics

Eighteen candidates are competing for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, including Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif. Harris, who is currently campaigning in Iowa, where the first primary votes will be cast, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss why she is qualified to be president, her proposal for expanding health care coverage to all Americans, the situation in…

WATCH: Health officials testify on dangers of e-cigarettes before House subcommittee thumbnail

WATCH: Health officials testify on dangers of e-cigarettes before House subcommittee

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