health & medicine
Religious organizations are providing much-needed health care to Kenyans, but some worry about evangelizing to vulnerable populations.
A top medical school is allowing students to avoid dreaded obstacles to becoming a doctor, including organic chemistry and the MCAT.
The free health care services that flooded into Haiti after the earthquake may be saving lives, but they also may be destroying the country's health-care system.
Sitting all day at work, in the car, in front of the TV is a fairly new phenomenon, and, according to new research, it's potentially fatal.
Asbestos is vilified in the United States and banned in the European Union, but growing usage in the developing world has stoked fears of more asbestos-related deaths.
Epidemiologists claim that a new, aggressive plan could stop the AIDS epidemic in 5 years. Critics say it could put people in danger.
Leading a healthy life doesn't require massive research and planning. There are four steps that people can follow to start living healthy.
The chemicals that surround people every day may be harmful, but there are steps people can take to mitigate the danger.
A small town in northwest Venezuela was instrumental in the creation of a genetic test for Huntington's disease. That test remains out-of-reach for the town's residents.
An international cast from the United States, India and Israel are creating a business of international surrogacy. But are we making commodities out of children?