health & medicine
The award-winning venture, Sustainable Health Enterprises (S.H.E.), is trying to help women throughout the world by making sanitary pads cheaper.
The acai fruit from the Amazon is billed as a miracle food that can cure cancer and help people lose weight. Brazilians know better.
British scientist Robert Edwards won a Nobel Prize for helping develop in-vitro fertilization. Now, scientists are bringing the technology to the developing world.
Smallpox was eradicated from the earth 30 years ago. The Bill and Melinda Gates foundation reflects on what we've learned.
A new project could bring better sight to remote areas of the world using smartphones.
Doctors are prescribing anti-psychotic drugs to kids as young as 18 months old. Some experts believe the trend is dangerous.
When convincing children to bike, parents should emphasize both safety and fun.
Some 280 centenarians have been reported missing in Japan, with family members suspected of covering up their deaths for pension benefits.
The salmonella outbreak in eggs across the United States was essentially a regulatory failure, and congress can clean the industry up.
Chinese labs don't have a great reputation in the research community, but new discoveries on stem cells are changing that.