Season 8, Episode 18 The Malady of Health Care

First Aired: February 24, 1981

The rising cost of health care in the patient-supported system of the U.S. and the taxpayer-supported system of Great Britain. Also: a look at the vital role of general practitioners in both countries. Julie Harris is the program narrator.

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  • Premiered: March 3, 1974
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  • Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)

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