Health & Medicine Videos
August 30, 2016

AP (Aug. 25, 2016) — In Iran, a unique system allows people to buy and sell kidneys. The program has been championed by some Western doctors as a way to cut time for lifesaving transplants. However, some ethicists worry about taking advantage of the poor. (Aug. 16) Video provided by AP ... watch video

Reuters - News Video Online (Aug. 24, 2016) — It's acquiring part of AstraZeneca's antibiotics business for about $1.5 billion. As Fred Katayama reports, Pfizer has been on a shopping spree of late before it decides whether to split the company. Video provided by Reuters ... watch video

Newsy (Aug. 24, 2016) — These microbeads are reportedly a danger to the environment and human health. Video provided by Newsy ... watch video

Newsy (Aug. 24, 2016) — Only three other people in the U.S. have survived a Naegleria fowleri infection in the past 50 years. Video provided by Newsy ... watch video

AP (Aug. 24, 2016) — Now FDA-approved, the process of genetically engineered mosquitoes mating with wild mosquitoes in order to produce sterile offspring is being considered by mosquito officials in the Florida keys. (Aug. 23) Video provided by AP ... watch video

AP (Aug. 24, 2016) — More than one thousand residents of an Indiana public housing complex have been in a state of panic and uncertainty since authorities informed them that their homes must be destroyed because of lead contamination. (Aug. 24) Video provided by AP ... watch video

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Aug. 24, 2016) — Children with muscular diseases could have their strength boosted by a new wearable device designed by Royal College of Art graduate Xinyang Tan. Liane Wimhurst reports. Video provided by Reuters ... watch video

AP (Aug. 24, 2016) — The pharmaceutical company that manufactures EpiPens is facing scrutiny for hiking prices on the life-saving allergy injection pens. Tonya Winders, CEO of the Allergy & Asthma Network, says the pricing needs to be adjusted. (Aug. 24) Video provided by AP ... watch video

AP (Aug. 24, 2016) — Inspectors in Tampa are putting anti-mosquito pellets in pools and standing water around empty homes. This comes after Florida officials announced five new Zika cases, one of them in the Tampa Bay region. (Aug. 24) Video provided by AP ... watch video

Newsy (Aug. 24, 2016) — In a new study, one kind of houseplant absorbed 94 percent of the acetone in the air. Video provided by Newsy ... watch video

AP (Aug. 24, 2016) — A Mississippi firefighter who received the world's most extensive face transplant after a burning building collapsed on him said Wednesday that he 'now has hope' for the first time in 15 years. (Aug. 24) Video provided by AP ... watch video

Newsy (Aug. 24, 2016) — A new software program aims to show the areas in developing countries that need clinics and other aid the most. Video provided by Newsy ... watch video

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Aug. 23, 2016) — A newly developed eye test offers the hope of far earlier diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, a devastating condition usually discovered too late in patients for effective treatment. The non-invasive, inexpensive, diagnostic test could also be used to monitor how patients respond to treatment. Jim Drury reports. Video provided by Reuters ... watch video

AP (Aug. 23, 2016) — It's been just over a year since 9-year-old Zion Harvey received a double-hand transplant, and he said Tuesday what he really wants to do is play football. The nation's youngest hand transplant patient has been going through extensive rehab. (Aug. 23) Video provided by AP ... watch video

Newsy (Aug. 23, 2016) — Previous research might have underestimated that risk by up to 60 percent. Video provided by Newsy ... watch video

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Aug. 23, 2016) — Norwegian researchers have developed a novel way to keep children recovering from long-term illness connected to their friends and their education from their sickbed. An avatar robot is placed at the child's desk and controlled by the pupil from their home via cameras, microphones, and speakers, allowing them to contribute to lessons and avoid the crippling social isolation caused by long-term absence. Matthew Stock reports. Video provided by Reuters ... watch video

Reuters - US Online Video (Aug. 23, 2016) — Nine-year-old Zion Harvey is celebrating one year since receiving the world's first bilateral hand transplant courtesy of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Penn Medicine and Shriners Hospitals for Children. Jillian Kitchener reports. Video provided by Reuters ... watch video

AP (Aug. 23, 2016) — While brain injuries from concussions in the NFL have garnered a lot of attention, experts are now studying similar injuries in domestic abuse victims. A Phoenix hospital has launched a program to assist survivors who have suffered head trauma. (Aug. 23) Video provided by AP ... watch video

Reuters - News Video Online (Aug. 22, 2016) — Pfizer is paying a hefty premium for the much sought-after prostate cancer drug maker, Medivation. Fred Katayama reports. Video provided by Reuters ... watch video

Reuters - News Video Online (Aug. 20, 2016) — U.S. federal health officials are warning pregnant women not to travel to Miami Beach after Florida confirms the Zika virus is active there. Linda So reports. Video provided by Reuters ... watch video

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