#health

  • Article: Air Pollution Is Killing More People Than Previously Thought: Study
    Environment

    Air Pollution Is Killing More People Than Previously Thought: Study

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 13, 2019

    The health effects of air pollution are much worse than previously thought, a new report shows. Read more

  • Article: US Homelessness Crisis Is a Health Issue, Doctors and Advocates Warn
    Health

    US Homelessness Crisis Is a Health Issue, Doctors and Advocates Warn

    March 7, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The homeless tend to be readmitted to hospital more than the general population Read more

  • Article: Pediatrics Staff Claps Back at Anti-Vaxxers With Brilliant Custom-Made T-Shirts
    Health

    Pediatrics Staff Claps Back at Anti-Vaxxers With Brilliant Custom-Made T-Shirts

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 25, 2019

    Vaccines cause adults, not autism. Read more

  • Article: Pregnant Women Urged to Get Ebola Vaccine During Deadly DRC Outbreak
    Health

    Pregnant Women Urged to Get Ebola Vaccine During Deadly DRC Outbreak

    Feb. 25, 2019|Voice of America

    There have been about 853 Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo since August Read more

  • Article: Cervical Cancer Could Basically Be Eliminated by 2100: Report
    Health

    Cervical Cancer Could Basically Be Eliminated by 2100: Report

    By Jackie Marchildon|Feb. 22, 2019

    Cervical cancer kills more than 300,000 women every year. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Hacked Mosquitoes to Help Fight Malaria
    Health

    Scientists Hacked Mosquitoes to Help Fight Malaria

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 20, 2019

    Malaria disproportionately affects communities living in poverty. Read more

  • Article: Almost 1,000 Children Have Died of the Measles in Madagascar Since October
    Health

    Almost 1,000 Children Have Died of the Measles in Madagascar Since October

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 15, 2019

    Measles can make children more vulnerable to fatal diseases like pneumonia or diarrheal diseases Read more

  • Article: India's Gay Sex Ruling Is a Win for the Fight Against AIDS
    Health

    India's Gay Sex Ruling Is a Win for the Fight Against AIDS

    Feb. 8, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    About 30% of gay men in India living with HIV do not know their status. Read more