Michaeleen Doucleff appears in the following:
Saturday, February 02, 2019
Many people consider measles to be a quaint disease from the past. But it still kills over 100,000 children a year and can cause severe complications such as permanent hearing loss.
Monday, January 28, 2019
While many people believe that how we feel and express anger is hard-wired, some scientists suggest our experience and culture help shape it. One way to get a handle on it may be to personalize it.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
A commentary in the New England Journal of Medicine issues a call to the medical community around the world.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
That's what a UNICEF official calls the conflict. And escalating violence in a key port city is jeopardizing aid to hundreds of thousands of starving children.
Friday, November 02, 2018
One scientist is training the ultimate disease watchdogs — canines that can smell the disease's parasites living inside a person's blood.
Thursday, November 01, 2018
The pharmaceutical giant will stop delivering its rotavirus vaccine to four West African countries and will begin to sell it in China for likely more than 10 times the cost.
Friday, October 12, 2018
A report in The Lancet says the rate of cesarean sections has tripled globally since 1990. In some hospitals, more than 70 percent of births occur by C-section, putting moms and babies at risk.
Thursday, September 27, 2018
On Wednesday, world leaders made history by holding the first-ever high level meeting at the U.N. General Assembly focused on tuberculosis, which kills more people each year than HIV.
Thursday, September 27, 2018
For the first time, the U.N. General Assembly is holding a high-level meeting focused on tuberculosis — which is now the most deadly infectious disease. The hope is to end the epidemic by 2030.
Monday, September 24, 2018
Chair design shifted dramatically about a hundred years ago, and it hasn't been good for our backs. Our daily lives are filled with chairs that make our posture worse. Luckily, we've got hacks.
Saturday, September 08, 2018
Scientists looked for respiratory viruses on surfaces throughout an international airport.
Saturday, September 01, 2018
Inspired by Maya families where kids happily pitch in, correspondent Michaeleen Doucleff tries to get her 2-year-old daughter to become a household helper.
Monday, August 13, 2018
In the past century, many Americans have lost the ability to sit in a way that doesn't strain their backs. Specialists say we could take a lesson from excellent sitters from other cultures.
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Global health activists say it's a big step toward wiping out malaria. But it will be tough to implement in poor countries.
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
A new formulation of an old drug could save tens of thousands of women each year, the World Health Organization says, by preventing them from bleeding to death after labor.
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Maya kids do better on tests measuring attention, researchers say it's because these kids have something that many American kids have lost.
Saturday, June 09, 2018
In villages in Mexico, parents have accomplished what every mom and dad dreams of: Figured out a way to get to their kids to be helpful around the house. What's their secret?
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Zika, bird flu, West Nile virus, Nipah: The world is constantly being warned of a new disease that threatens to wipe out humanity, and then it doesn't. Why?
Monday, May 21, 2018
Many doctors in the U.S. say the practice puts an infant at risk of sleep-related death. A close look at the research reveals a different picture.
Sunday, May 13, 2018
What can other cultures tell us about raising kids? Non-Western societies have a lot to teach us, from reducing the stress of parenting to raising more independent kids.