Health & Science

Bill Moyers continues his long-running explorations of health and science as they affect Americans in both societal and deeply personal ways. His programs and specials reveal vital truths about our health, our fractured health care system, and the natural world around us.

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March 11, 2014 | Activism

“Sometimes the right thing to do in ordinary times is exactly the wrong thing to do in extraordinary times.” Continue reading

Edward Snowden talks during a simulcast conversation during the SXSW Interactive Festival on Monday, March 10, 2014, in Austin, Texas. Snowden talked with American Civil Liberties Unionís principal technologist Christopher Soghoian, and answered tweeted questions. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP)
March 11, 2014 | Blog

The ACLU’s Ben Wizner discusses his growing concern with our surveillance state, what could happen if NSA programs aren’t rolled back and the deep impact of Edward Snowden’s revelations. Continue reading

March 9, 2014 | Activism

After struggling for weeks to comply with the Texas anti-choice law, the last abortion clinics of East Texas and the Rio Grande Valley are closing. Continue reading

Chad Stunted Nation
March 6, 2014 | Activism

A new citizen science project launched by the University of Oxford will probe whether global warming led to massive floods in the UK this winter. Continue reading

Nearly 100 confiscated illegal firearms rests on a table before a press conference with Mayor Michael Bloomberg, NYPD Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, and New York City District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 4, 2014 | Connecting the Dots

Having won the debate about Americans’ right to bear arms, the lobby now pushes for a society with more guns. Continue reading

Bloomberg Climate Change
February 27, 2014 | Perspectives

We need to take collective ownership of our fight for a cleaner, more equitable planet before it’s too late. Continue reading

February 27, 2014

Bill recommends investigative journalist Julia Angwin’s new book, Dragnet Nation, and reflects on the striking similarities between some classic dystopian novels and America today. Continue reading

In this Jan. 19, 2012 file photo, smoke rises in this time exposure image from the stacks of the La Cygne Generating Station coal-fired power plant in La Cygne, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, Filr)
February 25, 2014 | Blog

Industry groups are challenging the EPA’s ability to regulate climate change. Continue reading

Patient Luis Gutierrez, right, talks with Dr. Javier Hiriart at Camillus Health Concern, Wednesday, June 27, 2012, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
February 12, 2014 | Blog

States refusing to expand Medicaid now have to spend big bucks rescuing struggling hospitals. Continue reading

Writer and environmental activist Bill McKibben prepares to speak to the Vermont legislature. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)
February 10, 2014 | Blog

Watch clips from Bill’s interview with environmental activist Bill McKibben. Continue reading

Tyrone Hayes addresses a senate committee Monday, Oct. 25, 2004 in St. Paul, Minn., where he discussed research on the herbicide atrazine. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
February 10, 2014 | Blog

Colleagues thought Tyrone Hayes was being paranoid, but it turned out that he had every reason to be. Continue reading

Hand covered with wet coal ash from the Dan River swirling in the background as state and federal environmental officials continued their investigations of a spill of coal ash into the river in Danville, Va., Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. Duke Energy estimates that up to 82,000 tons of ash has been released from a break in a 48-inch storm water pipe at the Dan River Power Plant in Eden N.C. on Sunday. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
February 7, 2014 | Blog

Our land is being wrecked, poisoned, denuded and ruined for money. Continue reading

A drug addict holding up a needle containing heroin. (AP Photo)
February 7, 2014 | Blog

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death has focused the nation’s attention on the resurgence of heroin in America. In this excerpt from Moyers on Addiction, recovering addicts talk about how their dependency began. Continue reading

February 7, 2014 | Activism

These groups are part of a global movement to stop climate change and save the planet. Continue reading

February 7, 2014 | Moyers & Company

As the showdown nears for the Keystone XL pipeline, environmentalist Bill McKibben says it’s time for President Obama to stand up to oil companies and just say no. Continue reading

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