By Tara Culp-Ressler on December 6, 2013
"Universal health coverage is financially feasible and makes good economic sense."
By Sy Mukherjee on December 5, 2013
A projected surge in developing nations' life expectancy is expected to more than double the percentage of the world's population with Alzheimer's by 2050.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on December 3, 2013
The World Health Organization has declared a polio emergency in Syria -- and since the war is undermining vaccination efforts, the outbreak may only get worse.
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By Tara Culp-Ressler on December 1, 2013
After half a century of global activism around HIV, we still don't have a cure. But that doesn't mean we can't beat AIDS.
By Sy Mukherjee on November 27, 2013
Analysts make the startling claim as the U.S. stocks up on vaccines to fight a new strain of bird flu.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on November 26, 2013
A story about "self-inflicted HIV" took off in the right-wing blogopshere on Monday. But the World Health Organization says it's not true.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on November 22, 2013
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation sifted through 812 ideas to choose 11 first-round winners who will get $100,000 to develop their new condoms.
By Zack Beauchamp on November 19, 2013
Millions of people die in agony while other people are richer than ever. And yet, the world is getting better. Here's why.
By Sy Mukherjee on November 19, 2013
Lack of access to sanitation causes approximately 10 percent of global disease burden.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on November 19, 2013
The move is a sobering reminder that the U.S. lags far behind other wealthy nations when it comes to ensuring healthy mothers and babies.