Rhitu Chatterjee appears in the following:
Wednesday, September 27, 2023
In Taking Care: The Story of Nursing and its Power to Change the World, author Sarah DiGregorio tells how nurses had great stature centuries ago — and how they got pushed into the background.
Friday, September 08, 2023
NPR correspondent Rhitu Chatterjee visited a hit London museum show called "The Offbeat Sari." It showed her how the garment has changed — and made her reflect on what the sari means to her.
Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Researchers are exploring the impact of interactions with strangers and casual acquaintances. Their findings shed light on how seemingly fleeting conversations affect your happiness and well-being.
Friday, July 14, 2023
Kids love to do things on repeat. The same books read over and over, the same games, the same questions. It can be exhausting for parents, but researchers say repetition is key to childhood learning.
Tuesday, July 04, 2023
There have been nearly a dozen mass shootings this month and a total 346 mass shootings so far this year — each one leaving a heavy toll for communities around them.
Saturday, June 17, 2023
The 1984 gas leak in Bhopal, India, killed thousands. New research finds babies born to mothers who were pregnant at the time have suffered long-term impacts worse than those directly exposed.
Friday, June 16, 2023
Nearly 39 years after a gas from a pesticide factory poisoned tens of thousands of people in Bhopal, India, a new study finds that it also had health and economic impacts on men born a year later.
Thursday, June 08, 2023
Population growth has long been a source of worry in India, which now has more people than China: 1.46 billion residents. But some experts are optimistic about the impact of this population boom.
Thursday, May 11, 2023
NPR talked to hundreds of people over the course of the pandemic. As the emergency declaration ends on May 11, we asked some of them for their reflections on the past three tumultuous years.
Wednesday, May 10, 2023
A new study assesses a low-cost intervention aimed at reducing deaths from bleeding during childbirth. It's remarkably simple — and, according to a new study, quite effective.
Wednesday, May 03, 2023
UNESCO's new report on child marriages shows signs of progress. Yet each year, 12 million girls marry before they turn 18. And the pandemic, climate change and conflict has only made things worse.
Wednesday, May 03, 2023
Twelve million girls become brides every year, says a UNICEF report. In recent years, conflicts, climate change and COVID-19 have pushed more families into poverty, driving up child marriages.
Wednesday, April 19, 2023
COVID-19 disrupted health care across the globe. causing the biggest drop in childhood vaccination rates in decades. UNICEF's latest estimates find that nearly 50 million children entirely missed out.
Monday, April 17, 2023
Despite laws that say mental health care should be paid for on a par with other medical care, health insurance stopped covering the care a suicidal teen needed before she was stable.
Friday, February 24, 2023
Sure, you may resent how much of your energy gets sucked up by your job. But research finds that keeping up relationships with colleagues may have a big upside to your health and happiness.
Tuesday, February 21, 2023
The pandemic spotlighted the connection between work and well-being. A way to boost happiness at work is stronger connections with colleagues. (Story aired on All Things Considered on Feb. 18, 2023.)
Saturday, February 18, 2023
Recent job trends like the Great Resignation have put a spotlight on the connection between work and well-being. One way to boost happiness at work is to have stronger connections with colleagues.
Friday, February 17, 2023
Sen. John Fetterman checked himself into a hospital for clinical depression. Depression post-stroke is alarmingly common. It can be important for stroke survivors to be closely watched when depressed.
Thursday, February 16, 2023
The Pennsylvania Democrat checked himself into Walter Reed hospital on Wednesday night.
Monday, February 13, 2023
Nearly one in three girls reported seriously considering suicide in the past year – a 60% rise from a decade ago, according to the CDC survey data.