The FDA Approved an Opioid Addiction Treatment Device

It's the first medical device of its kind that's received this approval.

November 24, 2017

Five Ways Cell Phones Are Literally Changing Global Health

Your phone changes more than how you talk. It is transforming your health.

October 25, 2017

Air Pollution Literally Kills Thousands of People Every Year

Fossil fuels harm far more than the environment.

October 22, 2017

Reducing Our Dependency on Coal Will Make Us Healthier in the Long Run

Burning coal isn't only harmful to the environment; it's a health problem.

September 30, 2017

This App Tracks Opioid Overdoses in Real-Time All Over the U.S.

This mapping app allows public health officials and first responders to predict waves of overdoses and prepare for them.

September 25, 2017

Surviving A Natural Disaster Could Have Long-Term Effects On Health

How does living through trauma affect your physical and mental health?

September 14, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Is Over, But the Public Health Impact is Just Beginning

Standing water is a major threat, as it is attracting contaminants and breeding mosquitoes.

September 4, 2017

A Branch of Google’s Parent Company is Releasing 20 Million Mosquitos in California to Fight Zika

This is the largest such field trial in U.S. history and part of a major effort to fight Zika virus and dengue fever.

July 15, 2017

Solar Power is Saving Dollars — and Lives

There is only one way forward: the replacement of fossil fuels.

July 5, 2017

Almost 700 Positions Remain Unfilled at the CDC Due to Hiring Freeze

Proof that science and politics cannot be separated.

May 22, 2017