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 Sam P.K. Collins Posted on September 17, 2014
Newer vaccines and the presence of skilled healthcare workers during childbirth can cut mortality rates in half in some underdeveloped countries.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on September 11, 2014
According to the CDC, too many kids aren't visiting the dentist, getting their eyes checked, or getting their vaccines.
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by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on August 21, 2014
Many measures to stave off the spread of Ebola, including the Ivorian port authority’s blockade, have caused further injury to millions of Liberians currently under siege.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on August 18, 2014
Melissa Mark-Viverito brought attention to what can be somewhat of a taboo subject last weekend when she announced that she has contracted a “high-risk” form of HPV.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on July 1, 2014 Updated: July 7, 2014
"This report should give parents some reassurance."
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on June 16, 2014 Updated: June 16, 2014
Talking to Megan Abbott about her new novel, The Fever, and why everyone is so afraid of what teenage girls will do.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on June 5, 2014
The United States lags behind Cambodia, Kenya, Rwanda, and Bangladesh.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on June 2, 2014
There aren't any benefits to delaying shots -- but there are some serious risks.
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.