Disease

Bad News: Homegrown Zika May Exist

We’ve had cases of Zika popping up here in the United States already, but not…

This New STD Can Kill In a Matter of Days

Doctors are grappling with a lethal new strain of gonorrhea (your great-grandparents called it “the…

This Drug Has Killed Every Type of Cancer It’s Come Into Contact With

Yeah, it’s true. It’s only been tested on mice so far, but the results are…

Was the Fukushima Disaster Responsible for the Worldwide Bump in Thyroid Gland Issues?

The increase in radiation levels following the 2011 earthquake that devastated the northeastern Japanese seaboard…

Scientists Predicting That Earth’s First AIDS-Free Generation Is Imminent

The International AIDS Conference meets every year to discuss the good, the bad and the…

Dirty Love

I never really considered my dreams to have much significance until recently. Although I’ve read…

The Journey of Grief

Gabe Holloway shares the sorrows and hopes of his family in the wake of hearing a fatal diagnosis for their unborn daughter.

Teaching the ABCs of AIDS in Rwanda

Columnist Evan Davies writes about teaching HIV/AIDS awareness to his students in Rwanda, and how their perceptions of the disease are off.

Walking Across Africa

Columnist Amy Russell explains a trip she and her friends are planning in which they will walk 7,000 miles across Africa to raise funds and awareness about the need for clean water.

Being Hope to Her

One of the most significant humanitarian issues of our era is extreme poverty. More than…

Happy Are the Poor

Last November, I went to an upscale grocery store in search of an apple. By…

Running from Apathy

Desalech literally wanted to die. “I wept day and night,” she told me. “I kept…