#Health & Wellness

  • Article: Pope on contraceptives in Zika regions, what he did and did NOT say

    Pope on contraceptives in Zika regions, what he did and did NOT say

    By Katherine Curtiss |Feb. 19, 2016

    Zika outbreak could propel monumental changes in Catholic Church stance on birth control. Read more

  • Article:  FLOTUS and the Duchess of Cambridge are changing the conversation about mental health

    FLOTUS and the Duchess of Cambridge are changing the conversation about mental health

    By Katherine Curtiss |Feb. 18, 2016

    Kate Middleton and Michelle Obama are working to improve children’s mental health. Read more

  • Article: Recycling hotel soap is helping prevent disease in India

    Recycling hotel soap is helping prevent disease in India

    From TakePart|Dec. 16, 2015

    An estimated 70 million people in India do not have access to soap. Read more

  • Article: Disease detectives: finding every last virus to build a polio-free world

    Disease detectives: finding every last virus to build a polio-free world

    From Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance|Nov. 28, 2015

    The polio surveillance system in Kenya is essential in eradicating the disease. Read more

  • Article: What’s in your water?

    What’s in your water?

    By Meghan Werft|Nov. 25, 2015

    Apparently tiny crustaceans saving you from malaria...who knew? Read more

  • Article: The cotton noose of Punjab

    The cotton noose of Punjab

    By Divpreet Kaur|Global Poverty Project|Nov. 24, 2015

    Corruption in Punjab, India may be leading its cotton farmers to a morbid fate. Read more

  • Video: The United States stands for Global Health

    The United States stands for Global Health

    By Ari Medina|Global Poverty Project|Nov. 19, 2015

    US Senator Chris Murphy tells us why Read more

  • Article: In countries lacking electricity, filtered sunlight could save thousands of newborns

    In countries lacking electricity, filtered sunlight could save thousands of newborns

    From TakePart|Nov. 13, 2015

    Researchers have developed a new low-cost method to treat jaundice. Read more