When the world faces a new and unpredictable threat such as the H1N1 influenza virus, a robust public health infrastructure is essential for an effective response.
Every year, a half-million Indian women die in childbirth. Misoprostol could save many of their lives.
In developing countries, three-quarters of people with mental disorders receive no treatment. How do you deliver inexpensive, effective, science-based care to them? A team of mental health researchers has a few ideas.
Welcome to the summer of unease.
Basic science meets public health
135 university presidents and chancellors have opened a debate on the minimum legal drinking age in the U.S. Should it be lowered? Researchers say the decades of data make the answer clear as gin.
Can an experimental program in the richest county in one of the richest states influence the nation’s health care reform agenda?