The United Nations has made it a goal to improve maternal and child health, but mental health issues around the world remain woefully overlooked.
With clean air regulations, the EPA estimates as early as 2016, the US would have 17,000 fewer deaths, 4,500 fewer cases of bronchitis, 120,000 fewer cases of asthma.
The Massachusetts Audubon Society’s Birding by Ear program helps the blind experience birding through their sense of hearing and smell.
A Boston program encourages low-income residents to eat healthier by giving them incentives to buy food at farmers markets.
Cargill recalls 36 million pounds of ground turkey after salmonella outbreak leaves one person dead and at least 76 ill.
Women who chose home births say they want more control of their bodies and are rejecting the hospital and its technology.
Physical inactivity and smoking are two major risk factors associated with Alzheimer’s disease in the United States.
UN Deputy Special Envoy to Haiti, Dr. Paul Farmer, talks about how non-profits can help Haiti recover from the 2010 earthquake.
New studies show that taking a daily pill designed to fight AIDS can actually prevent an uninfected person from contracting HIV.
Parents of extremely obese children should lose custody say authors of an article in The Journal of the American Medical Association.