Most Recent Content from: Jerica Deck

  • Article: Scientists Discover Rare Worm Bacteria Can Ward Off Malaria-Carrying Mosquitoes
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    Scientists Discover Rare Worm Bacteria Can Ward Off Malaria-Carrying Mosquitoes

    By Jerica Deck|Jan. 17, 2019

    A new study found the repellent in parasitic nematodes Read more

  • Article: 15 Displaced Syrian Children Died Due to a Lack of Medical Care in the Past Month
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    15 Displaced Syrian Children Died Due to a Lack of Medical Care in the Past Month

    By Jerica Deck|Jan. 16, 2019

    The youngest child was only one hour old. Read more

  • Article: This Ebola Survivor Delivered a Healthy Baby During One of the Worst Outbreaks in History
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    This Ebola Survivor Delivered a Healthy Baby During One of the Worst Outbreaks in History

    By Jerica Deck|Jan. 11, 2019

    Baby Sylvana tested negative for Ebola during Congo’s health crisis Read more

  • Article: These Indian Patients Wait for Months in Tents to Receive Hospital Care
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    These Indian Patients Wait for Months in Tents to Receive Hospital Care

    By Jerica Deck|Jan. 10, 2019

    The AllMS India Medical Science Center has about 8,000 visitors per day. Read more

  • Article: Cancer Death Rates Are Dropping in the US — But Not for the Poor
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    Cancer Death Rates Are Dropping in the US — But Not for the Poor

    By Jerica Deck|Jan. 9, 2019

    This study shows poorer communities are 20% more likely to die from cancer. Read more

  • Article: Expensive US Health Care Isn't Adequate for Women, Study Finds
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    Expensive US Health Care Isn't Adequate for Women, Study Finds

    By Jerica Deck|Dec. 20, 2018

    The US had higher maternal mortality rates and more women with chronic health issues. Read more

  • Article: Sierra Leone's Doctors Are Returning to Hospitals After 13-Day Strike
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    Sierra Leone's Doctors Are Returning to Hospitals After 13-Day Strike

    By Jerica Deck|Dec. 19, 2018

    Doctors were protesting against the lack of medical equipment and resources. Read more

  • Article: 10 Female Trailblazers Who Made History in 2018
    Girls & Women

    10 Female Trailblazers Who Made History in 2018

    By Jerica Deck|Dec. 17, 2018

    From politics to finance to media, these women dominated 2018. Read more