Our knees handle more stress than any of other joints. So it's no wonder that knee pain affects so many of us. VOA's Carol Pearson looks at some procedures that uses our own tissue, or that of others, to eliminate knee pain.
Nurses are a crucially important part of the health care system. They have a wide range of responsibilities and require a sophisticated and practical set of skills. In Rockville, Maryland, a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program gives high school students an opportunity to explore the real world of nursing. The training is necessary for students to pass certifying exams and begin a career in health care. Faiza Elmasry has the story. Faith Lapidus narrates.
Fueling the increase in opioid addiction and overdoses in the U.S. is a little known synthetic opioid called fentanyl. In this segment of the series “State of Emergency – America’s Opioid Crisis,” we take a look at what the introduction of fentanyl into the drug supply has done to the community of Louisville, Kentucky. Jeff Swicord reports.