From the U.S. to the third world, C-sections are on the rise. But health experts caution the procedure has unaccounted risks.
New studies show that taking a daily pill designed to fight AIDS can actually prevent an uninfected person from contracting HIV.
Russia is one of the smokiest nations in the world, and tobacco companies are using every trick in the book to keep it that way.
A 2008 report showed 29 percent of Indonesians aged 10 and above smoke an average of 12 cigarettes a day.
William Foege, one of the scientists who led the global campaign that eradicated smallpox, talks about the other six diseases he'd like to kill off.
Business students are hoping to take advantage of the "sanitation value chain" to turn toilets into money making machines.
Europeans are in the grip of E. Coli fear. The bacteria have killed 16 people, all but one in Germany.
The dangers of tobacco and cigarettes are very well known, but people all over the world continue to smoke. Will World No Tobacco Day make a difference?
The epidemic of violence and death associated with Mexico's drug war is destroying the lives of many people caught in the middle.
The Kingdom of Bhutan has banned smoking in public places. It's against the law to grow or import tobacco, and tobacco smugglers can get 3 years in prison.