The first Surgeon General's report on the dangers of smoking came out just over 50 years ago. Now a group of former Surgeon Generals are finding new ways to prevent smoking. Host Michel Martin speaks with two of them: Dr. Regina Benjamin and Dr. Antonia Novello.
Zuckerberg, 29, and Priscilla Chan, 28, gave almost $1 billion to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. The gift will focus on children.
Michael Sam, a standout at the University of Missouri, announced that he's gay. He's the first active NFL prospect or player to do that. Scouts and executives say he wasn't going to be a first- or second-round pick before that news. The reality is he's now slipped further in the draft, they say.
A Congressional Committee today will dive deeply into the world of drug shortages. Namely why manufacturers continue to run out of cancer drugs and other medications. It turns out this is a classic healthcare problem, trying to control costs and maximize value.
Back in the late 90s when ambassador Baucus was Senator Baucus, he traveled to China to promote the country’s inclusion in the World Trade Organization. More than a decade later, China’s a WTO member, Baucus is ambassador, and according to one former U.S. diplomat in China, he’ll have a lot on his plate - including a chill in relations between U.S. businesses and the Chinese government.
Of all the industries technology is disrupting, the music business is experiencing some of the biggest changes. One thing that has not changed significantly: Music education. But the inventor of a new tool hopes to change that.