In late 2012, Agnes Binagwaho, Rwanda’s Minister of Health, realized her country’s key health enemy was something far more innocuous. The thing causing the most harm to her people, the leading risk factor for premature death and disability, was inside their own homes: Dirty indoor air, from cooking food over burning dung and vegetation in poorly ventilated huts

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The words had been written by Vincent himself in blue ballpoint, in a hand that was just beginning to show its age — a little wobbly but steady enough and still clear. “To any doctor who will take care of me in the future,” it read, “I want you to do EVERYTHING in your power to keep me alive AS LONG AS YOU POSSIBLY CAN!”

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Ebola virus continues to spread across West Africa, ethical challenges abound. See what our faculty have had to say

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Our intern Saad Anjum on the confluence of pressures faced by stem cell scientists

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