19-38 Segment 1: Heat and Violence

Heat and Violence

Violence increases as temperatures rise in the summer, but are higher temperatures a cause of aggression? New research shows that the answer is yes, especially in family conflict, and that poor neighborhoods bear the brunt of the relationship. Researchers discuss the synergy between poverty, heat, and aggression, and speculate that a warmer world in the future could be a more violent one.

Examining “Medicare For All”

Two Congressional plans, one from each side of the political spectrum, are competing to blow up the current healthcare system. Here experts examine one of them—the left’s bid to replace private insurers with a government-run single-payer plan labeled “Medicare for All.” Alternatives may include bolstering the Affordable Care Act, or getting rid of it completely.

Copyright: feodora52 / 123RF Stock Photo

18-30 Segment 1: An Unusual Court Challenge to Obamacare

A number of court cases have challenged the Constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, and the federal government has always defended the law—until now, and a Federal Court case brought by the State of Texas. With the stakes increased, experts discuss what the government’s reversal means to consumers.

Copyright: lopolo / 123RF Stock Photo

18-16 Segment 1: Diagnosing Perinatal Depression

Experts discuss the balancing act that arises when healthcare providers are cautious when protecting a mother with perinatal depression (previously known as postpartum depression) and her child.

Health Insurance Protection Risk Assessment Assurance Concept

16-51 Segment 1: Healthcare Under Trump: What To Expect

Experts discuss what kind of healthcare reform to expect from the incoming Trump Administration.