By Justin Caba | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:31
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart compares the threat of ISIS to that of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
By Reuters | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 09:30
At least 2,622 people have died in the worst outbreak of Ebola virus in history, which has so far infected at least 5,335 people in West Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 19:00
The first Global Violence Reduction Conference in Cambridge will convene to discuss the possibility of halving violence rates by 2040.
By Samantha Olson | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 14:35
Joan Rivers' death has a lot of questions surrounding what happened while she was sedated.
By Reuters | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:55
The World Bank announced on Wednesday that the Ebola outbreak could be extremely costly to West African economies, especially since there's no signs of it ending.
By Justin Caba | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:31
The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) has done little to reduce obesity statistics around the United States.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:52
A 50-year-old Belgian prisoner serving a life sentence has been granted permission for euthanasia, a concern to those who worry rates of assisted suicide are rising precipitously with an extension of the law to children.
By Reuters | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:26
A fast-tracked British safety trial recently began, with its first volunteer getting an experimental Ebola vaccine. If the drug is effective, it could help the thousands of people who've fallen ill.
By Lecia Bushak | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 16:44
Children die from preventable causes all over the world, such as lack of medical support during pregnancy or proper breastfeeding right after birth.
By Dana Dovey | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 14:14
Last week, Joseph Oberhansley was arrested for stabbing his girlfriend to death and proceeding to eat portions of her brain, heart, and lungs.
By Lecia Bushak | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:16
Dan Maurer, 39, finally underwent a major operation removing his 100-pound scrotum after fundraising for a life-changing surgery.
By Shweta Iyer | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:46
A new study of middle- and low-income countries has found that a synergy across sectors like health, sanitation, socioeconomic development, and politics helps reduce mortality in poor women and children.
By Reuters | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:33
According to the United Nations, the number of hungry people in the world has fallen sharply over the past decade but 805 million, or one in nine of the global population, still do not have enough to eat.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 09/15/2014 - 18:23
Despite having autism, 4-year-old Iris creates amazing paintings, which have gone on to sell for thousands of dollars.