#Health

  • Article: These Are the 13 Most Pressing Global Health Issues This Decade

    These Are the 13 Most Pressing Global Health Issues This Decade

    By Catherine Caruso|Jan. 16, 2020

    The World Health Organization released a list of health issues to be addressed in the next 10 years. Read more

  • Article: 2 Billion Mosquito Nets Have Officially Been Delivered Worldwide to Fight Malaria

    2 Billion Mosquito Nets Have Officially Been Delivered Worldwide to Fight Malaria

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Catherine Caruso|Jan. 16, 2020

    “Insecticide-treated nets are one of the most effective tools in the fight against malaria.” Read more

  • Article: Women in This Indian Village Are Quickly Adopting Safer and More Sustainable Period Products

    Women in This Indian Village Are Quickly Adopting Safer and More Sustainable Period Products

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 10, 2020

    Muhamma is saving Kerala state’s largest lake one menstrual cup and reusable pad at a time. Read more

  • Article: This New Tool Works Like Shazam — But for Identifying Deadly Mosquitos

    This New Tool Works Like Shazam — But for Identifying Deadly Mosquitos

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 9, 2020

    There’s an app for that. Read more

  • Article: How Health Workers Are Reaching a Nomadic Tribe in Sub-Saharan Africa

    How Health Workers Are Reaching a Nomadic Tribe in Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Jacky Habib|Jan. 8, 2020

    The Ateker tribe often slips through the cracks of health systems due to their nomadic lifestyle. Read more

  • Article: Doctors in Kashmir Are Pushing for Better Sanitation and Education to Address Menstrual Health Issues

    Doctors in Kashmir Are Pushing for Better Sanitation and Education to Address Menstrual Health Issues

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 8, 2020

    Women who can’t discuss their periods openly are more susceptible to health complications. Read more

  • Article: Queen’s Brian May Embarks on ‘Veganuary’ to Protect Animals and the Planet

    Queen’s Brian May Embarks on ‘Veganuary’ to Protect Animals and the Planet

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 3, 2020

    Veganuary is a growing New Year’s resolution. Read more

  • Article: Low-Income Countries Now Have Access to Affordable Life-Saving Breast Cancer Drug

    Low-Income Countries Now Have Access to Affordable Life-Saving Breast Cancer Drug

    By Leah Rodriguez|Dec. 20, 2019

    Trastuzumab is an essential medicine for about 20% of breast cancers. Read more