by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on July 21, 2014
"Chikungunya" is here, and this is what you need to know about it.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on July 17, 2014
Native American tribes will receive $10 million and rural power grids over $240 million under a new package of climate resilience measures announced Wednesday.
by Zack Ford Posted on July 15, 2014 Updated: July 15, 2014
The federal government is collecting crucial health information about gay, lesbian, and bisexual people for the first time.
Want daily updates on important issues? Subscribe to
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on July 3, 2014
With increasingly warmer conditions caused by climate change, scientists worry Chikungunya fever's next stop is the United States.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on May 29, 2014
It's not quite halfway through 2014, and the year has already set a record. Federal officials are urging Americans to make sure they get their shots.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on May 15, 2014 Updated: May 15, 2014
There's a pill that can help prevent the spread of HIV, and the government is starting to take steps toward making it more widely available.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on May 2, 2014 Updated: May 2, 2014
Federal health officials have found more evidence that your health is largely dependent on your zip code.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on May 1, 2014
Public health officials are getting a little frustrated.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on April 28, 2014 Updated: April 28, 2014
A government program that provides vaccines for low-income children is responsible for thousands of lives saved.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on April 18, 2014
Federal health officials aren't making significant progress at lowering the rate of foodborne illnesses.