• A mother and child sitting under a bed net treated with insecticide that helps stop the mosquitoes that carry malaria.
  • European Union recommends license for Mosquirix

  • Jul 24, 2015 06:15 PM EDT
  • The European Medicines Agency has recommended approving what will be the world's first malaria vaccine. The agency endorsed the vaccine's use outside of Europe, which is a regulatory process that helps speed new medicines to the markets where they are needed.
  • A heroin addict preparing an injectioin.
  • Heroin epidemic growing among groups that generally didn’t use it before

  • Jul 23, 2015 04:31 PM EDT
  • The epidemic in heroin use across the country is affecting both men and women, all age groups, and people at all income levels. The greatest increases are occurring in groups that had usually had lower rates of heroin use in the past, including women and those…
  • Germany Debates Expanding Parental Leave
  • Fathers Are Prone to Getting Fat

  • Jul 21, 2015 10:59 PM EDT
  • Fatherhood may be fun, but it may also not be good for the health, according to a longitudinal study.
  • An Afghan boy who had polio is fitted with new braces for his legs. Low rates of polio vaccination in the United States could bring the disease back.
  • Anti-vaccine movement still making inroads in Washington State

  • Jul 21, 2015 07:32 PM EDT
  • Only about 81% of children entering kindergarten in Seattle have been vaccinated for polio. This is lower than the polio vaccination rates of many developing countries according to statistics from the World Health Organization.

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