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Research Shows Link Between Climate Change and Infectious Disease

Research Shows Link Between Climate Change and Infectious Disease

Climate change can spur disease transmission following a natural disaster, especially in socially vulnerable communities.

How One City Is Changing the Way We Talk About Mental Health

This revolutionary new mental health campaign, "Deconstructing Stigma," could soon show up in your city.

Can Science Help End World Hunger?

Finnish scientists just made a major breakthrough.

Asian Factory Farming Poses Global Health Risks, Report Cautions

Factory farming is expanding in Asia due to growing populations, raising the dangers of food contamination.

1 in 10 Infants Worldwide Were Not Vaccinated in 2016

64 countries are falling short of vaccination coverage targets, but there is some good news.

Why Are So Many Children Still Dying From Diarrhea?

Diarrhea kills more children every day than AIDS, malaria, and measles combined, according to the CDC. What's being done to stop it?

U.S. Aid Saves Lives of African Children, Study Finds

Since 2005, a U.S. aid program has lowered the risk of death by malaria for African children under five-years-old by 16%, saving more than 2 million lives.

Snakebites Now a Global Health Top Priority

A decision by the World Health Organization this week could help activists fight back against the epidemic of snakebite envenoming around the globe.

Nearly One-Third of World's Population is Overweight, Study Finds

More than 2 billion people worldwide suffer from health problems associated with being overweight or obese. The U.S. is faring the worst on several fronts.

Should You Still Be Worried About the Zika Virus?

The Zika outbreak in Puerto Rico is over, but is it still a threat to other areas of the U.S.?