Ebola is difficult to contain because of human social and behavioural factors. But it can be if 100% of the infected people's contacts are identified and monitored.
Researchers around the world are working hard to find a vaccine that is safe and effective.
Warmer oceans are contributing to more frequent tropical cyclones.
Research shows that targeting poor communities will go a long way in solving the country's open defecation issues.
A year ago, Doug Ford’s election was seen as a harbinger of a populist realignment in Ontario and Canadian politics. Now polls suggest Ford has abysmally low personal approval ratings.
A grade of 92 is an A at most schools, but for tap water it means that millions of Americans drink water that fails to met federal standards.
A study showed that most baby food products have a high sugar content.
It's much easier for people to access fatty, salty food than it is to find healthier options.
The grim facts are undisputed: the current Ebola outbreak is expanding, largely unabated.
The collective public health of Canada, the United States and Mexico will take a hit if the new NAFTA becomes law.
From tackling the opioid crisis to preventing pandemic flu, a strong public health infrastructure is essential. Proposed cuts in Ontario will be disastrous.
Air quality in the US has improved greatly since 1990, but a new report finds progress stalling in some cities. Meanwhile, the Trump administration is rolling back air pollution controls.
Light pollution comes with numerous problems.
Most cancer research has been done in Europe, there's minimal data on African populations.
There's an apparent emerging Doug Ford doctrine in Ontario of short-term gain for long-term pain. It threatens to embed long-term structural costs for the province and its taxpayers.
The experience from African experts is vital in the search for new and better ways to control malaria.
Avoiding malaria could be as simple as "ABCD" if the proper care is taken.
Researchers are only beginning to understand the impact of pollution and increased temperatures on the biology of mosquitoes.
Diseases like cholera are among the many health crises Cyclone Idai has created.
Sharing expertise and experiences of different health and social care professionals can improve health care.