by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on April 18, 2014
Federal health officials aren't making significant progress at lowering the rate of foodborne illnesses.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on March 13, 2014
Drug-resistant gonorrhea is on the rise, threatening to leave us unable to treat one of the country's most common STDs.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on February 13, 2014
"Global health security is a shared responsibility; no one country can achieve it alone,” said Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.
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by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on January 16, 2014 Updated: January 17, 2014
Despite years of sociological research debunking the idea that black fathers aren't involved in parenting, Americans can't let this stereotype go.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on January 10, 2014
Rates of reported gonorrhea and syphilis rose significantly among men between 2011 and 2012, according to a new government survey -- and the highest concentration of STDs is among young people.
by Carimah Townes Posted on December 19, 2013 Updated: February 18, 2014
HIV is no longer a 'death sentence,' although longer life expectancy is not enjoyed by everyone.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on December 18, 2013
If the U.S. is hit with a deadly outbreak or a weather disaster, the vast majority of states won't be ready to keep Americans safe.
by Zack Ford Posted on December 3, 2013
Men who have sex with men might be having more unprotected sex specifically because they trust that their partners are HIV-negative.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on November 8, 2013
Using the latest projections from the IPCC, researchers predict that deaths from heat waves could increase by an order of magnitude over the next 45 years.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on November 1, 2013
The Centers for Disease Control are telling Americans to take precautions when traveling to countries that have high rates of malaria.