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At Tipping Point of Dental Pain, A Mother Makes Tough Choices

11/16/11
A 'quick trip' to the dentist usually means a one-hour flight across southern Alaska for Eva Malvich. But that pales in comparison to the ... tags: Bethel Betty Ann Bowser Decay Dental Dentist Eva Malvich Pain

Program Brings Dental Care to Remote Alaskans, but Some Dentists Are Skeptical

11/17/11
A program to train dental therapists to perform basic care in rural Alaska has been met with both praise and skepticism. Health ... tags: Alaska Betty Ann Bowser Dental Dental therapist Health RuralAlaska

Millions of Americans Face Life Without Dental Care

11/16/11
The lack of access to dental care is a problem that affects millions of Americans. Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser reports. tags: Betty Ann Bowser care dental dentist health medicine teeth

Some Dental Relief for Appalachia's Poorest in a Town Named Grundy

11/10/11
Read more to.pbs.org GRUNDY, Va. -- It felt like a sustained jackhammer to the jaw. A pounding, pulsing dental pain that started as a dull ... tags: America Appalachia Betty Ann Bowser Dental Educational Extraction Grundy

Patients, Doctors Face Tough Questions Amid Changes in Prostate Cancer Screening

10/21/11
There have been plenty of questions and reactions in the medical community since a government panel recommended changing the way men are ... tags: Betty Ann Bowser Cancer Controversy Health Male Men Prostate

Cocaine: How 'Miracle Drug' Nearly Destroyed Sigmund Freud, William Halsted

10/18/11
Anatomy of an Addiction to.pbs.org In 'An Anatomy of Addiction,' medical historian Howard Markel details the cocaine addictions of Sigmund ... tags: 19th century addiction Betty Ann Bowser cocaine Dr. Howard Markel historian medicine

Urban Gardens Create Healthy Food Options

10/10/11
In a low-income neighborhood in Denver, it used to be nearly impossible to find fresh fruit or vegetables. Bordered on all sides by train ... tags: Betty Ann Bowser Denver Green Movement Growhaus Produce Urban Garden Vegetables

Galveston: Home of America's Deadliest Natural Disaster

09/28/11
On Sept. 8, 1900, an unnamed hurricane slammed into the unprotected barrier island of Galveston, Texas, killing between 6000 and 8000 ... tags: 1900 Storm Betty Ann Bowser Devastation Disaster Dwayne Jones Flood of 1900 Galveston

The Mixed Blessing of Hurricanes

09/22/11
This is the story of Curt and Sharon Gillins -- a Galveston couple who fought hard to rid their neighborhood of crack dealers. Until ... tags: Betty Ann Bowser coffee shop crack dealers drugs galveston health

Galveston Aims to Build a Healthier City After Ike's Wave of Destruction

09/23/11
Three years after Hurricane Ike hit in 2008, Galveston is still rebuilding. But this time around residents want to make the city a ... tags: Betty Ann Bowser crack drugs galveston health hurricane ike texas

Drug Shortages Force Tough Choices for Patients, Doctors

08/30/11
Read the Transcript to.pbs.org More than 180 critical generic drugs are in short supply across the United States. Betty Anne Bowser reports ... tags: Betty Ann Bowser doctors drugs health care hospitals medical medication

Top Health Reform Player Berwick's Overhaul Vision Draws Praise, Rebuke

08/12/11
Read the Transcript to.pbs.org As a leading player in the implementation of President Obama's health reform law, Donald Berwick has come ... tags: Appointment Betty Ann Bowser Donald Berwick Health Care Medicaid Medicare Recess