There is a high burden of reproductive illnesses among Nigerian women but a lot of it hidden because of an unspoken rule of silence.
Wildfires blanketing several Western cities are creating hazardous health conditions. Don't count on cloth masks to protect your lungs.
As grim as things are with the pandemic raging in the US and the mounting death toll, there are many reasons to be optimistic there will be a vaccine by early next year.
A study shows that low-income communities and communities of color are bearing the brunt of the energy industry's pollution in the region. The risks also extend to the unborn.
Pandemic policy experts offer 10 recommendations that could reduce the risk that a bad flu season on top of the COVID-19 pandemic will overwhelm hospitals.
Living near green spaces, or growing up in a deprived neighbourhood, were both linked to higher fitness levels among teens.
Checking for symptoms is just the beginning. Here are 10 ways schools can help keep children, families and faculty safe.
Stress and physical conditions make essential work unsafe, especially for Black and Latino employees.
Interventions using apps show promise as they could improve care for patients with chronic conditions. But patients can't benefit from innovations unless they accept them and use them effectively.
A landmark study shows chronic stress from racism can lead to loss of brain function in African American women.
With all the attention focussed on combating the spread of COVID-19 it's easy to forget the other health challenges that could affect us all.
In 19th-century France, even photographs of hospitals and bridges could become propaganda.
Overseas evidence suggests cannabis law reform should favour caution and strict enforcement of the new rules.
Margot Gage Witvliet went from being healthy and active to fearing she was dying almost overnight. An epidemiologist, she dug into the research to understand what's happening to long-haulers like her.
Fitness information like resting heart rate collected by wearable devices can't diagnose diseases, but it can signal when something is wrong. That can be enough to prompt a COVID-19 test.
The social isolation older adults are experiencing as they try to stay safe from the coronavirus pandemic is raising new mental health risks, but people can take steps to protect themselves.
Some viruses can hide out in the body and reemerge at later times. Which viruses do this, and can the new coronavirus do this too?
California’s COVID-19 disparities are sobering. Everyone is at risk, but low-income, Black and Latino residents are dying at higher rates.
Test positivity rates measure the success of a testing program. Even though the US performs a huge number of tests, high test positivity rates across the country show that that it still isn't enough.
Telehealth has seen massive increases in use since the pandemic started. When done right, remote health care can be just as effective as in-person medicine.