Amy Walters

Amy Walters appears in the following:

Underfunded and Underprepared: Inside America's Fight Against the Zika Virus

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

For many months, the Zika virus seemed like a far-off danger. But these days, the outbreak is hitting closer to home.


Suicide Is A Big Problem Where You'd Least Expect It

Thursday, September 11, 2014

"The common conception is that suicide is a problem for high-income countries," says Dr. Shekhar Saxena, director of the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse at the World Health Organization.

But WHO's first ever report on suicide prevention offers a startlingly different perspective: three-fourths of the world's 800,000 ...


New App Helps Save and Identify Whales

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Today, Whale Alert 2.0 will be released in the Apple App store. The new and improved version of the app allows mariners and whale watchers alike to track and identify whales, and alert ships to slow down or change course to avoid striking a whale.

Ship strikes are ...


Reporter's Notebook: A Not-So-Grand Tour Of Ethiopia's Top Hospital

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The reporter asks the nurse what the hospital needs. The nurse says, "If you don't help me, why do you ask me?" Welcome to Black Lion, said to be the country's best hospital.

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Fast Fashion's Challenge: Making Money With 'Made In The USA'

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

In the world of fast fashion, two U.S.-based companies loom large: Forever 21 and American Apparel. Both are based in Los Angeles, but the two could not be more different.

American Apparel proudly boasts that the clothes it sells are "made in the USA." In contrast, Forever 21 subcontracts with ...