A visit to a Family Health Unit in the hills of Recife sheds light on the link between built environments and health outcomes.
A new Human Rights Watch report finds that conditions that enabled the Zika epidemic in Brazil were not addressed —leaving the country, especially women and girls, at risk for future outbreaks.
Yellow fever, a disease that moves from animals to people, is hitting hard in Brazil. Here are some of the people who have been affected by the outbreak.
Mother's faith guides struggle to care for daughter born with birth defects related to Zika.
In Brazil, a spike in yellow fever cases came after a drought was followed by deluge — and a bumper crop of mosquitoes.
In Brazil—earning trust and establishing rapport, one picture at a time.
Basic life skills can mean the difference between whether or not you get the story.
Since 1990, University of Michigan students have been facilitating fine arts workshops in local prisons. In 2016, they took to a global stage, exploring prison arts in Brazil.
Thousands of Brazilian mothers and their children are separated each year due to prison service and sentencing. A look inside one of Brazil's nursery prisons.
As fans cheered on Team Refugee in Rio, thousands of refugees from Afghanistan, Pakistan and elsewhere suffered epidemics of scabies and dysentery in derelict Olympic stadiums in Athens.
A steel structure in the Amazon, taller than the Eiffel Tower, will soon begin monitoring the atmosphere above the world’s largest tropical forest.