Bananas may be one of our favorite fruits, but their production is leading to the spread of illness and disease in countries such as Costa Rica.
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Despite the North African country’s desire to portray itself as a modern society, global disparities in women’s health education are especially pronounced in Morocco.
Senegal is facing new challenges with the rise of obesity and diabetes in its population. While the factors causing this change may be easily discernible, the solutions are not always as simple.
Brazil's autism rights are some of the most comprehensive in the world. But the reality isn't so grand.
As the Inuit incorporate more and more store-bought foods into their traditionally harvesting-based diets, their health and wellness suffer the consequences.
Reporting from Cape Town, South Africa, Jacqueline Flynn explores the reality of living with Level 6 water restrictions and the little changes that made the biggest difference for Capetonians during the water crisis.
In Iceland, a biopharmaceutical company wants to inform 2,400 people of the life-threatening but preventable risk their genes predict. But that would be illegal. They have a right not to know.
Abortion is illegal in El Salvador, and even women who suffer miscarriages have been sentenced to 30-year prison terms. But advocacy groups are highly-organized, skilled, and committed to the fight.
We accompanied Caitlin Vieira on a typical workday to observe the many roles she juggles as one of only three psychologists in the small Caribbean nation of Guyana.
A epidemia de Zika no Brasil transformou o núcleo familiar, mas pouca atenção tem sido dada para as outras crianças: os irmãos e irmãs daqueles com a Síndrome Congênita da Zika.
O número de partos vivos reduziu em quase 10% em Pernambuco, o estado brasileiro onde a Zika foi primeiro detectada. O que levo a este declínio?
The number of live births declined by nearly 10 percent in Pernambuco, the state in Brazil where Zika was first detected. What accounts for the decline?