Al Gore Likens Climate Deniers to Uvalde Officers 'Waiting' During Shooting
"They heard the screams, they heard the gunshots, and nobody stepped forward," the environmentalist said.
Global Health Aid Left out of U.S.'s New $10B COVID Funding Agreement
Negotiators have a COVID-19 funding deal the White House says is urgently needed. But it leaves out funding for global vaccination efforts.
Biden Praised for 'Bold Leadership' to End Pandemic As U.S. Buys 500M Shots
"The Biden administration's decision to purchase and donate additional COVID-19 vaccine doses is the kind of bold leadership that is needed to end this global pandemic," said Tom Hart, acting CEO at The ONE Campaign.
Not a Single Country on Earth Is Properly Prepared for a Disease Epidemic
"Whether they be natural, accidental, or deliberate, infectious disease outbreaks can cause significant harm to health, peace, and prosperity if countries are not adequately prepared," an author of the assessment said.
Anti-vax Movement in WHO's Top 10 Health Threats
"Vaccine hesitancy" has been identified as one potential factor contributing to the 30 percent increase in measles cases around the world.
New Global Cancer Databank Could Help Save Lives
The Universal Cancer Databank will allow patients with rare cancers to share their data anonymously with researchers and other patients around the world using individual genome sequencing and profiling.
America Pops Opioids, While Developing Nations Suffer
Increasingly strict drug regulations are creating a new health crisis outside the U.S.
This Flesh-Eating Parasite Could Be the Next Plague
This parasite, carried by a sandfly, kills tens of thousands pf people every year. Treatment exists, but the sickness can still disfigure and kill people.
Trump Must Stop 'Devastating' HIV Research Cuts
Trump's proposed budget outlines sweeping cuts to global health programs.
World's First Malaria Vaccine to Be Piloted in 2018
The vaccine has shown partial success in immunizing young children against the disease.
1.7 Billion People Infected With Latent Tuberculosis
Nearly 100 million children are infected with tuberculosis, which causes 2 million deaths each year.
Haiti's Cholera Victims: Should U.N. Compensate Them?
The U.N. has accepted partial responsibility in Haiti's 2010 cholera crisis.
CrossFit Founder: 'I Make These Monsters'
Fitness fads tend to come and go, but CrossFit has endured and expanded at a seemingly unstoppable pace.
Obese Could Soon Outnumber Underweight Worldwide
A new study suggests a fifth of people living on earth could be severely overweight by 2025.
Climate Change Bad for Our Health
By reducing food availability, climate change could kill 500,000 by 2050
World Not Ready for Another Ebola Outbreak: Survey
Global health ranks third below terrorism and climate change in a list of public concerns.
Which Nations Will Suffer Most From Population Growth?
For developing nations, more people can exacerbate current problems.
95 Percent of People Have Some Illness or Injury
The world is getting older and more ill.
Antibiotic-Resistant Typhoid Has Swept Across Africa and Asia
A new report has warned that the silent epidemic is an "ever-increasing public health threat."
Barbara Bush on the Impact of Ebola on Women's Health
Barbara Bush and Melinda Gates described the impact of the Ebola outbreak on women's health.