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Chronic Illnesses and Challenges

Providing Cancer Care in Haiti

Cancer is becoming a leading cause of death in less economically developed countries like Haiti. One physician has spent his career learning how to combat this growing epidemic.

Outrage and Inspire

Roger Thurow shares stories of hunger across the world in a new podcast produced in collaboration with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.

A Risky Recipe: Fast Food Boom in Dubai

While the fast food industry in the United Arab Emirate's flourishes, a dramatic increase in obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes threatens the nation’s health.

Niger: Feeding the Forgotten

A Niger drought means there is not enough food to feed the country; United Nations reports estimate 7.9 million inhabitants are facing food shortages there.

Cuba: Tropical Depression

Six months after Fidel Castro's exit, Lygia Navarro explores the hidden epidemic of depression in Cuba. With the wait for social and economic transformation dragging on, many Cubans find escape from the difficulty of day-to-day life in black-market sleeping pills. Although Cuba's medical system is lauded internationally, the government...

Pulitzer Center Visits West Coast

Pulitzer Center journalists Misha Friedman, Jon Cohen and Amy Maxmen spoke to 425 people about their work featured in the e-book "To End AIDS" at different events in the San Francisco area last week.

Can a Dating App Erase HIV Stigma?

The July 2016 PBS NewsHour series “Ending AIDS” documents challenges of providing HIV testing to at-risk populations. A new study suggests that the gay dating app Grindr could help.