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WASHINGTON (NPR) — “What gets measured gets done.” It’s an expression often cited by global health care advocates, notes World Health Organization official Erin Kenney. And she says it’s the… Read More
Leading public health experts argue that all U.S. states should have residents stay at home for several weeks to slow the coronavirus. But what needs to happen after the lockdowns are lifted?
Every year, viruses like influenza kill hundreds of thousands worldwide — yet countries don’t respond with lockdowns or airport screenings. Here’s why they’re doing so over the coronavirus outbreak.
Recent stories about men in the fundamentalist Christian community who “court” young women, including teenagers, raise the question: Is underage marriage even possible in the U.S.?
The latest data on deaths by gun violence shows how the U.S. ranks among rich nations and lower income countries.