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CNN Special Report, Weed 4: Pot vs. Pills: Dr. Sanjay Gupta Reports
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produced by Cable News Network (CNN); interview by Sanjay Gupta, 1969-, in CNN Special Report (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2018), 46 mins
U.S. Politicians promise to lead the country out of the worst drug crisis in its history, but opioid abuse continues to kill Americans in record numbers.  Are our leaders ignoring a lifesaving solution?  Over 115 Americans die every day from opioid overdoses, more than those killed in car accidents, from breas...
produced by Cable News Network (CNN); interview by Sanjay Gupta, 1969-, in CNN Special Report (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2018), 46 mins
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Great Big Story, The Secret of Snake Oil
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produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2017), 2 mins
Ah, the snake oil salesman. We've all heard, used, or maybe even been called this most nefarious nomenclature for no-good swindlers and charlatans before. But what the hell is snake oil anyway that its peddlers are such quacks? Well back in the 1800s, Clark "Rattlesnake King" Stanley, a self-proclaimed "expert" in...
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2017), 2 mins
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Marketplace Africa, Ethiopia Cotton Farming; Kibret Abebe
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presented by Zain Asher, 1983-; produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Marketplace Africa (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2018), 11 mins
Ethiopia is trying to become Africa's top cotton producer but has trouble keeping up with demand; the owner of TEBITA Ambulance on why he quit his earlier job as a nurse anesthetist.
presented by Zain Asher, 1983-; produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Marketplace Africa (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2018), 11 mins
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Nonprofit helping low-income patients describes itself as ‘Match.com meets the Peace Corps’
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produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 7 mins
Physician shortages, as well as cost and distance, can make specialty care prohibitive for many low-income patients. A nonprofit aims to tackle those challenges by utilizing telehealth technology and retiring, volunteer doctors. Special correspondent Cat Wise explores “The MAVEN Project.”
produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 7 mins
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The Science of Using Your Expectations to Relieve Pain
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produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 5 mins
Traditional healing is used around the world, from acupuncture to laying of hands to yoga. How do these alternative remedies work to heal the body and the brain? As part of our series ScienceScope and in cooperation with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, the NewsHour’s Nsikan Akpan ventures to Oaxaca, Mex...
produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 5 mins
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Fighting Malaria in The Remote Reaches of Cambodia
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produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
Malaria causes nearly half a million deaths worldwide every year. Ninety percent of them are in sub-Saharan Africa, where poor infrastructure limits delivery of drugs. But now there is worry that those drugs are losing effectiveness as disease strains become resistant. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro repo...
produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
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Great Big Story, Decoding Alzheimer's
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produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2015), 9 secs
The human brain remains a complex mystery. But, if we dare to dream big and have the proper tools and data to fuel those ambitions, we may one day discover cures for diseases as devastating as Alzheimer’s. At the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), more than 1,000 neuroscientists are using the l...
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2015), 9 secs
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Great Big Story, Waking Nightmare
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produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2017), 4 mins
Imagine waking up in the middle of the night to a ghoulish figure at the foot of your bed. You try to escape when you realize…you can’t move. For the countless people who suffer from sleep paralysis, every night can be a living nightmare. The sleep disorder causes those affected to wake up in a semi-conscious,...
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2017), 4 mins
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India's Massive School Lunch Program Aims to Curb Widespread Malnutrition,  October 3, 2011
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presented by Fred de Sam Lazaro, fl. 1985 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2011), 7 mins
The economy in India is growing rapidly, but not fast enough to take care of its millions of poor and hungry children. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on a solution that has resulted in the world's largest school lunch program.
presented by Fred de Sam Lazaro, fl. 1985 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2011), 7 mins
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Pennsylvania Hospitals Test 'Warranty' on Patient Care March 30, 2009
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presented by Betty Ann Bowser; produced by Public Broadcasting Service (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2009), 10 mins
The Geisinger hospital system in Pennsylvania has developed a new approach to health care management, including a 90-day 'warranty' on certain procedures. Betty Ann Bowser reports.
presented by Betty Ann Bowser; produced by Public Broadcasting Service (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2009), 10 mins
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