Issues / Health
This article examines why, in the midst of an unprecedented cascade of disasters, natural and nuclear, the Kan problem trumped all others.
The global anti-polio campaign has recently been complicated by the CIA operation to verify Osama bin Laden's location by gathering DNA samples through a hepatitis B vaccination program.
Let's hope that, unlike with Hiroshima and Nagasaki survivors, bias against Fukushima refugees will be kept to a minimum.
Whistleblowers have unearthed the widespread use of Agent Orange by the U.S. military in Korea.
On the 30th anniversary of the first reported case of AIDS, we may just have turned the corner on battling the disease -- if we commit the resources.
It seems to be deja vu with Tepco and Fukushima -- like Bill Murray in "Groundhog Day."
Haiti's reconstruction still has a long ways to go, but needed development industry reforms can go a long way toward strengthening local government and providing jobs for Haitians not just outsiders.
American officials have been slow to recognize and treat mental health disorders in Guantanamo detainees.
Modern battlefields tend to be toxic nightmares, and depleted uranium is one of the main culprits.
Over the years, Texaco, now owned by Chevron, dumped nearly 20 billion gallons of toxic sludge in the jungle.