Swift action on climate -- a fast transition from fossil fuels to clean energy -- will save our country (and the world) so much money on healthcare that the transition would easily pay for itself and then some.
I'm not saying we are wrong. In fact, we may all be right, about everything. But we are all right about disparate and seemingly-competing bits of the same, whole truth. The result is that nobody can see that whole truth.
Lessons from Latin America remind us that transparency, accountability and social participation are key elements of an effective and equitable extension of health coverage. Social participation has been a key component of advances toward UHC in the region.
Repeated bouts of violence in Timor Leste's recent past and a persistent sense of injustice have had a lasting mental health impact, new research shows. Researchers say recovery may require more than therapeutic interventions.
Fifteen years have passed since a husband and wife team in western India challenged the notion that the deaths of thousands of mothers and millions of babies during pregnancy and childbirth are inevitable in poor and remote communities.
High BMI and smoking remain among the top three risk factors that contribute to the highest burden of disease in Western Europe and the U.S., and the research mentioned above highlights this issue and discusses potential solutions, with implications far beyond South Africa.
If you know it's important to control your weight and attend to your health, but almost everything in your environment and your culture conspires against such efforts -- how responsible are you, personally?
Why would Mr. Trump do this? Why would he carelessly extend a wildly unpopular theory amongst researchers to a public that may not be aware of the actual science and decade-plus amount of work that have gone into discrediting the link between vaccines and autism?