Health Care Reform Series

Lectures curated around PBS Special Report on Health Care Reform that provides an in-depth look at health care reform in America, and the most recent government proposals to address the issue.

In an unprecedented collaboration among PBS public affairs producers, The Newshour, Now of PBS, and Tavis Smiley work together to provide a seamless 90 minute show which examines the urgent topic of health care reform. Correspondents and producers from all three shows collaborate to provide analysis, discussion, insight and engagement with the proposal to provide universal health care in the US.

NOW on PBS examines how reform may change the way we live, especially for boomers who have their own coverage, but are also responsible for aging parents and grown children.

Nightly Business Report investigate the costs and controversies of employer-provided healthcare, and new coverage requirements many companies are adopting as a means of controlling health care.

Tavis Smiley focuses on the childhood obesity epidemic, particularly within communities of color. Smiley examines the causes and effects of childhood obesity, and explore ways to address this health care crisis.

Read the NPR Argo Network blog CommonHealth, your go-to source for news, conversation and analysis about health care reform and medical innovation. Your hosts are Carey Goldberg, former Boston bureau chief of The New York Times, and Rachel Zimmerman, former health and medicine reporter for The Wall Street Journal.

Lectures curated around PBS Special Report on Health Care Reform that provides an in-depth look at health care reform in America, and the most recent government proposals to address the issue.

In an unprecedented collaboration among PBS public affairs producers, The Newshour, Now of PBS, and Tavis Smiley work together to provide a seamless 90 minute show which examines the urgent topic of health care reform. Correspondents and producers from all three shows collaborate to provide analysis, discussion, insight and engagement with the proposal to provide universal health care in the US.

NOW on PBS examines how reform may change the way we live, especially for boomers who have their own coverage, but are also responsible for aging parents and grown children.

Nightly Business Report investigate the costs and controversies of employer-provided healthcare, and new coverage requirements many companies are adopting as a means of controlling health care.

Tavis Smiley focuses on the childhood obesity epidemic, particularly within communities of color. Smiley examines the causes and effects of childhood obesity, and explore ways to address this health care crisis.

Read the NPR Argo Network blog CommonHealth, your go-to source for news, conversation and analysis about health care reform and medical innovation. Your hosts are Carey Goldberg, former Boston bureau chief of The New York Times, and Rachel Zimmerman, former health and medicine reporter for The Wall Street Journal.