#Health

  • Article: Saudi Women No Longer Need a Man's Permission to Decide How They'll Give Birth
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Women No Longer Need a Man's Permission to Decide How They'll Give Birth

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 18, 2019

    The country’s health ministry announced they don't need signed consent for childbirth procedures. Read more

  • Article: This Neglected Tropical Disease Just Hit a Historic Low Worldwide
    Health

    This Neglected Tropical Disease Just Hit a Historic Low Worldwide

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 18, 2019

    In 1986, there were an estimated 3.5 million cases every year across 21 countries. Read more

  • Article: 5 Ways Healthier Food Could Help Stop Climate Change
    Environment

    5 Ways Healthier Food Could Help Stop Climate Change

    Jan. 18, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Healthy food isn't just good for you, it's good for the planet, too. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Pitch New 'Planetary Health Diet' to Save Lives and Environment
    Food & Hunger

    Scientists Pitch New 'Planetary Health Diet' to Save Lives and Environment

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 17, 2019

    Americans are being urged to eat 84% less red meat. Read more

  • Article: Bill & Melinda Gates: Investing in Global Health Is Saving Lives, So We Can't Stop Now
    Health

    Bill & Melinda Gates: Investing in Global Health Is Saving Lives, So We Can't Stop Now

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 17, 2019

    The Gateses have invested $10 million into global health initiatives in the last 10 years. Read more

  • Article: The World Health Organization Just Listed the Top 10 Global Health Threats for 2019
    Health

    The World Health Organization Just Listed the Top 10 Global Health Threats for 2019

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 16, 2019

    The threats include climate change, the anti-vaxxer movement, and a looming pandemic. Read more

  • Article: Pakistan's Supreme Court Urges Rule Limiting Families to 2 Children
    Health

    Pakistan's Supreme Court Urges Rule Limiting Families to 2 Children

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 16, 2019

    The government seeks a solution for the country’s overpopulation. Read more

  • Article: Scientists May Have Found a Way to Kill This Microbe That Eats Human Brains
    Health

    Scientists May Have Found a Way to Kill This Microbe That Eats Human Brains

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 15, 2019

    The stuff of nightmares, these organisms may soon be defeated. Read more