health & medicine
In Zimbabwe, where nearly one in seven people live with HIV, a group of women is using soccer to fight back against the disease.
Global efforts to eradicate Guinea worm disease close to success, but cases still exist in Southern Sudan.
Public health advocates say there's enough information linking cell phone use to cancer to warrant warning labels.
Rise in eating disorders in young people in Spain prompts ban of TV advertising of beauty products and treatments.
Q-fever, a bacterial infection transmitted by goats, moves from farms to larger population in the Netherlands.
Contentious debates have begun as the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" gets a new edition.
How American ideas of mental illness and treatment may be spreading more mental health problems around the world.
A study that linked vaccines to autism was recently retracted -- sorting out the facts from fiction of autism.
There's a worldwide shortage of organs for transplants, and some countries are offering controversial incentives to increase donations.
Earthquake survivors and medical facilities in Haiti in desperate need of clean water to avoid spread of disease.