by Beenish Ahmed Posted on October 3, 2014 Updated: October 3, 2014
With up to two million people sleeping in sprawling temporary tent cities, loading into crammed buses, and praying shoulder to shoulder, public health officials worry about the transmission of deadly diseases.
by Igor Volsky Posted on October 1, 2014 Updated: October 2, 2014
Another reminder of why government health care is so essential.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on October 1, 2014
We've diagnosed the first Ebola case on U.S. soil, but that doesn't mean we have a public health crisis within our borders.
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by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on September 25, 2014
Big Tobacco’s strategy has proven to be successful and deadly.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on September 24, 2014
Activists pointed out that someone who spreads dangerous information about vaccines isn't an appropriate spokesperson for a company that sells health insurance.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on September 23, 2014 Updated: September 23, 2014
While the infectious disease usually peaks in late December, reports of the flu have surfaced in recent weeks.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on September 22, 2014
Google recently acquired the company that invented the spoon and will produce it more widely.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on September 20, 2014
A worker infected with tuberculosis interacted with patients in Providence Memorial Hospital’s nursery for nearly a year before doctors diagnosed him with the disease.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on September 19, 2014
"We’re encouraging people to walk and bike more, and they certainly ought to be allowed to do that without harassment."
by Amelia Rosch Posted on September 19, 2014
Meanwhile, in the U.S., it's not covered by insurance.