public health

March 8, 2024

The risks are low but rising, so cook your shellfish and cover your cuts before swimming

February 21, 2023

Global migraine rates have risen 40% in 20 years, but neurologists are skeptical that the increase is real

July 29, 2022

The people of the South Bronx have almost no access to their own coast. South Bronx Unite’s Arif Ullah is working to change that.

February 19, 2021

Hospitals and staff have tried to adapt through multiple COVID-19 waves with changing practices and communication tools

January 20, 2020

As syphilis rates surge in the US, Louisiana case workers work hard to develop relationships with vulnerable women

November 16, 2018

Early next year, the Allahabad Kumbh Mela festival in India will attract 150 million pilgrims — and even more drug-resistant microbes

June 26, 2017

A minority in many ways, Erica Walker is determined to find how urban noise affects human health

January 23, 2016

How scientists are tracing a virus back in time

November 10, 2015

Efforts to rein in synthetic cannabinoid drugs are falling behind

June 6, 2014

As the FDA takes its first regulatory steps, state and local governments opt for a cautionary approach toward a controversial product that looks (too much?) like the real thing

July 9, 2013

Educational raps teach Harlem students about healthy eating and exercise

June 21, 2013

A neighborhood is divided over proposed park

May 22, 2013

Hip-hop gives stroke education a boost in New York City public schools

January 4, 2013

Housing New York’s transient mentally ill

December 8, 2011

Is the ban on gay blood donation health-conscious or homophobic?


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