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Wednesday, January 02, 2019
Many Americans turn to crowdfunding to pay for medical care. But sometimes the money covers unproven treatments. Should crowdfunding companies be held accountable for spreading false hopes?
Friday, December 21, 2018
The Netherlands branch of the organization published a slick magazine about refugees called "Glamoria" and put a flirtatious photo of a woman wearing life jackets on the cover.
Monday, December 17, 2018
The fables were gathered from people in the Congo Basin and illustrated with a touch of magical realism in the new book Congo Tales: Told By The People Of Mbomo.
Wednesday, December 05, 2018
Incarcerated pregnant women are often shackled during medical appointments and childbirth. A provision in a criminal justice bill aims to end the practice in federal facilities.
Sunday, December 02, 2018
In Liyana, filmmakers let kids make up the story. The hybrid documentary/animated film has earned prizes, raves — and a 100 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
Monday, November 26, 2018
After harvest, apples can be stored for months in controlled atmosphere storage rooms where the temperature, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and humidity levels are adjusted to put them into hibernation.
Friday, November 02, 2018
After her double mastectomy, writer Catherine Guthrie came to embrace her new body, without breast reconstruction. But, she has learned, women have to push the medical system to support this choice.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
When researchers convinced a group of young people to stop smoking pot, their cognition quickly improved. This adds to research warning against teen pot use, despite marijuana's growing acceptance.
Thursday, October 25, 2018
The award-winning photographer tells the stories behind the profoundly moving images in her new book, Of Love & War — and confesses that she still gets nervous before a new assignment.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Black men are hit hardest by prostate cancer, but they are underrepresented in research. Researchers held focus groups in three states to understand why.
Saturday, October 13, 2018
More than 1,000 U.S. beer drinkers surveyed say they would pay about $1.30 more for a six-pack of beer if it was produced at a brewery that invests in water conservation or solar power.
Friday, October 12, 2018
Doctors Without Borders spent 11 months treating asylum seekers and refugees as well as locals. In early October, the government of the tiny island nation told them to shut down their operation.
Monday, October 08, 2018
Evidence from a site in Belize shows the Maya not only had large-scale salt-producing operations along the coast, they were also using salt to preserve fish for their extensive trade networks.
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
People with colds and related infections give physicians higher ratings when they give them a prescription for antibiotics. Could that lead doctors to overprescribe?
Friday, September 28, 2018
A sea lion in a viral video was probably just messing around with its food. Researchers say sea lions don't care enough about humans to want to slap one of us with an octopus.
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Even though many fast-food chain restaurants are offering healthier sides, a new report says parents choose them only about half the time, and restaurants aren't consistent in how they offer them.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Nandita Venkatesan of Mumbai, India, has survived two rounds of tuberculosis though one treatment caused her to go deaf. She now advocates for other TB patients and survivors.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Research suggests that floods and other environmental disasters can raise the risk for spontaneous miscarriages, preterm births and low-birth-weight infants. Doctors say it pays to be prepared.
Friday, September 14, 2018
The girls were ages 10 and 11 and lived in Somalia, which has the highest rate of FGM in the world.