Issues / Health
America's frenzied, xenophobic response to its first confirmed Ebola case calls back the moral panic of the AIDS epidemic.
A quarter century after the fall of Ceausescu, there are still many institutions and orphanages throughout Romania.
Few would oppose a robust U.S. response to Ebola, but the Obama administration's deployment of 3,000 troops to Liberia comes amid a broader U.S.-led militarization in West Africa.
Every day, 2,000 African children die from diarrhea. Every minute, an African child dies of malaria.
The twin plagues of ISIS and Ebola thrive on the breakdown of the existing order.
A little-known, 41-year-old U.S. law has erected an enduring barrier to comprehensive post-rape care for women.
Uruguay's president has put the country on the map as one of the world’s most exciting experiments in creative, progressive governance.
Africa is the U.S. military's next frontier, and it's using humanitarian missions to get there.
Plagued by poor infrastructure, climate denialism, and a patchwork of unregulated fracking wells and nuclear waste sites, the U.S. is poised to topple itself with self-inflicted wounds.
Many more Haitians will die from cholera, a disease brought to their country by the very people who were supposed to be saving them from disaster.