Disease Treatment & Prevention

La Doctora Que Regresó a Puerto Rico para Servir

(English) Para la doctora Puertorriqueña Yania López, la radiología no solo representa su trabajo, sino además su forma de servir a su […]

Insulin Reaches Syrian Children with Diabetes

As the global disease burden continues to shift from communicable to non-communicable diseases, type 1 and type 2 diabetes have emerged as […]

Tracking West Africa’s Lassa Fever Outbreak

Since the end of December, the countries of Liberia and Nigeria in West Africa have experienced significant outbreaks of the viral hemorrhagic […]

Emergency Response: Mapping Cholera Hot Spots in Africa

Cholera originated in Asia, but now presents a global threat. This acute intestinal disease is biologically caused by exposure to the vibrio cholerae […]

Puerto Rico Gears Up for Island-Wide Flu Vaccine Campaign

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – The Puerto Rico Department of Health, together with the Puerto Rico Coalition of Vaccination and Prevention, known as VOCES, and Direct […]

Opioid Epidemic Elevates Related Health Risks in West Virginia

(Editor’s note: This story is the fifth in a series. Earlier stories can be seen below.) Over 340,000 used syringes have been […]