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Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Administration Pushes Need For Health-Care Reform

The Obama Administration pushes the health-care reform to the voters. (Bloomberg News)

In-Depth Look - Rising Costs Of Health Care

Interview and discussion with David Walker of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation. He says that the single largest challenge to our fiscal future, if not gotten right, could bankrupt America. (Bloomberg News)

In-Depth Look - Health-Care Reform

Interview and discussion with the Former Congressional Budget Office Director, Douglas Holtz-Eakin. He says we spend too much on health-care. (Bloomberg News)

Monday, June 29, 2009

Jackson's Doctor's Role

Harry Smith spoke with an attorney for Dr. Conrad Murray about Michael Jackson's state of health before his sudden death.

Health-Care Reform Debate Continues

The Obama administration takes no break in the push for health-care reform. The President travels 60 miles to end in Virginia, to put more public pressure for health-care overhaul. (Bloomberg News)

Friday, June 26, 2009

Health Care Ad Wars

Congress is heading of for July break but they are coming home to at least $4 million on health-care tv ads. (Bloomberg News)

In-Depth Look - The Price Tag For Reform

Interview and discussion with Uwe Reinhardt of the Princeton University. He talks about the real tag price for the Obama's health-care reform. (Bloomberg News)

Approval Of Health Care Bills

President says, he would like the Health Care Bill to hit his desk by October. (Political Capital)

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Obama Defends National Health Insurance

President Obama defends his push for government involvement in a national health-care system. He answers questions about overhauling health care. (Bloomberg News)

In-Depth Look - Health-Care Reform

Interview and discussion with Dr. Robert Glassman of the OrbiMed Advisors. He talks about the health-care reform implementation and the executive financial compensation. (Bloomberg News)

In-Depth Look - Prescription For Health Care

Interview and discussion with the former Health and Human Services Secretary, Donna Shalala. She talks about President Obama's attempt to change the health care. (Bloomberg News)

Mr. Mom's Wife Is A Hero

The Early Show learned of Christine Collins, wife of "Mr. Mom" and deployed to Afghanistan, nursed a badly burned young girl back to health.

Potential Cancer Breakthrough

Dr. Holly Phillips tells Jeff Glor doctors may have created a drug to help chemotherapy ignore healthy cells, a potential "holy grail" in cancer research.

Short Interest Rises The Most Against Health Care Sector

Number of shares sold short against health care jumps to 7% in two weeks. (The Bloomberg Edge)

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Obama Healthcare

Compromise On Health Care?

President Obama appears to compromise on some parts of the health care reform plan he is pushing. (Bloomberg News)

In-Depth Look - Health-Care Debate

Interview and discussion with the former Health and Human Services Secretary, Michael Leavitt. He says public option for health care is 'Trojan Horse'. (Bloomberg News)

In-Depth Look - Health-Care Overhaul

Interview and discussion with Allan Miller, C.E.O. of the Universal Health Services. He says public option is a two-step move towards government taking over. (Bloomberg News)

In-Depth Look - Possible Compromise On Reform

Interview and discussion with Rep. Charles Rangel of the Ways & Means Committee. He talks about the Obama's health-care reform. (Bloomberg News)

Obama On The Defensive

President Obama held a press briefing where he bolstered his Iran comments after pressure from the GOP. Also, Mitt Romney shares his criticism of the Obama health care plan with Harry Smith.

Inside Look - Obama Meets with Governors on Healthcare

Another Perspective on Healthcare Plan - Live! From the White House - Interview with Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D) of Michigan (Bloomberg News)

Tips For H1N1 Camp Season

Dr. Jennifer Ashton has health tips for parents sending their kids off to camp this summer who may be concerned about the H1N1 virus, allergies or leaving home for the first time.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

$80B Health-Care Boost

Drug companies spend $80 billion over the next decade to help cut the costs of brand name drugs for seniors in half. (Bloomberg News)

Setbacks For Obama?

President Obama host a press conference in the Rose Garden about health care reform. (Bloomberg News)

In-Depth Look - Two-Day Fed Meeting Starts

Interview and discussion with Michael Moran of the Daiwa Securities America. He talks about the two-day federal meeting about the health care reform and inflation. (Bloomberg News)

In-Depth Look - Health-Care Compromise?

Interview and discussion with Sen. Kent Conrad of North Dakota. He talks about the health-care reform effects in everyone's lives. (Bloomberg News)

Obama Addresses Iran, Energy, and Healthcare

Live! From the White House: President Barack Obama Holds News Conference (Bloomberg News)

Obama Dodges Public Option Mandate Question

In a press conference at the White House, president Obama dodges reporters' questions about whether a public option as part of a health care reform bill is non-negotiable.

Inside Look - The Future of Healthcare

Roundtable Discussion Featuring Scott Gottlieb of American Enterprise Institute and Barbara Ryan of Deutsche Bank Securities [FULL CLIP - 18:56] (Bloomberg News)

Health Reform Debacle

President Obama claims his health care reform won't force anyone to switch plans or doctors. Rising health care have some employers dropping health insurance all together. Sharyl Attkisson reports.

Monday, June 22, 2009

The Major Players In Health Care

On the house side three democratic committee chairmen have the keys to the deal. (Bloomberg News)

In-Depth Look - US Derivatives Overhaul

Interview and discussion with Satyajit Das, author of "Traders,Guns & Money". He talks about the health care reform effects to the derivatives economy. (Bloomberg News)

In-Depth Look - Market Perspective On Health Care Reform

Interview and discussion with Les Funtleyder of the Miller Tabak & Co. He talks about the health care reform effects to the market. (Bloomberg News)

In-Depth Look - The Cost Of Health Care Reform

Interview and discussion with Jean Mitchell of the Georgetown University. She talks about President Obama's plan to create a health care reform. (Bloomberg News)

In-Depth Look - Overhauling Health Care

Interview and discussion with Gail Wilensky of the Project HOPE. She says health care reform will cost approximately $1.5 trillion. (Bloomberg News)

Inside Look - The Healthcare Debate

Interview with Frank Pallone (D) of New Jersey (Bloomberg News)

Friday, June 19, 2009

Politics: Finding a Middle Ground on Health Care

A look at the big issues that will dominate the health care debate in the months ahead.

Crunching The Health-Care Numbers

The Obama Administration continues to make health care a top priority. (Bloomberg News)

Third Graders See The Doctor

Dr. Jennifer Ashton recently visited a third grade class to test their knowledge of heart health.

Sector to Watch - Healthcare

Laggards in the Rally Suddenly on Top - Healthcare Sector is Only Gainer This Week; Goldman Sachs Raises Price Targets on Cigna on UnitedHealth Group (Bloomberg News)

A Week Of Irony

BRIC nations have a natural resources, but they don't necessarily have health care and retirement programs as an institutional right. (Taking Stock)

Health Care Reform Falls Out

Prospect for health care reform shows that Obama's economic policies and fundamentally that's one of the major arguments for his health care reform bills. (Political Capital)

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Inside Look - The Healthcare Plan

Live! From Capitol Hill: Interview with Sen. Charles Grassley (R) of Iowa (Bloomberg News)

Today in Washington - Healthcare Overhaul

New Healthcare Bill Faces Challenges (Bloomberg News)

In-Depth Look - Financial Implications Of Health-Care Reform

Interview and discussion with Dr. Robert Glassman of the OrbiMed Advisors. He talks about the health-care reform President Obama is pushing. (Bloomberg News)

Health: Coping With: Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is a risk factor for many adult illnesses, including heart disease and diabetes. Here is a a look at two teens' mission to lose weight.

Market Close 6.18

Stocks Snap Three Day Losing Streak - S&P and Dow Each Rise Less Than 1%; Nasdaq Remains Virtually Flat; Healthcare, Utilities, and Financials Best Performers of the Day, While Info Tech and Consumer Discretionary are Worst Performers (Bloomberg N

More Perspective - Treating the Ailing Healthcare System

Interview with Former Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Mark McClellan (Bloomberg News)

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Market Close 6.17

S&P Falls Less Than 1%; Dow Remains Virtually Flat; Nasdaq Rises Less Than 1%; Healthcare and Consumer Discretionary Best Performers of the Day, Financials and Energy Worst Performers (Bloomberg News)

Sunday, June 14, 2009

McConnell on gov. involvement in health care

McConnell on gov. involvement in health care

Saturday, June 6, 2009

The Future Of U.S. Health Care

While health care costs have been going up almost everywhere, at one Seattle hospital they're going down by driving out waste. This may be America's health care future. John Blackstone reports.

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Sen. Tom Daschle Speaks at CQ Health Beat Forum

Former Sen. Tom Daschle speaks at the CQ HealthBeat Forum on Health Care Reform at the Ronald Reagan Center in Washington, DC, on June 3, 2009. Go to http://www.cqpolitics.com/wmspage.cfm?parm1=176 to see more videos from the forum.