Just 15 years ago, in a historic act of global humanitarian leadership, President George W. Bush proposed in his 2003 State of the Union address the creation of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Later that year, Congress passed the United States Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Act

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In a recent discussion of the Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Dr. Peter Salama, Deputy Director-General of Emergency Preparedness and Response for the WHO, properly described the “perfect storm” of a potentially devastating epidemic in the midst of a major security crisis

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Money is just the obvious obstacle. A few diseases, like H.I.V., so far have outwitted both the immune system and scientists

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Listen now: Rachel Fabi weighs in on the ‘public charge’ and how to respond to federal policy change proposals that will affect patients’ health

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Save the Germs

November 20, 2018

With modern medicine killing off whole categories of bacteria and viruses — including benign ones that promote health — scientists propose a way to preserve microbes that may rescue us one day

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The scene is shadowy, and the background music foreboding. On the TV screen, a stream of beleaguered humans stand in an unending line. “If you’re waiting patiently for a liver transplant, it could cost you your life,” warns the narrator. One man pulls another out of the queue, signaling an escape. Both smile

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This year, an estimated 6 million workers worldwide will receive wearable fitness trackers as part of workplace wellness programs. That’s up from about 2 million in 2016, according to ABI Research, a market research firm

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Researchers who study the beliefs of anti-vaxxers have found many different reasons, not just religious or political, as to why some parents refuse to get their children vaccinated. Joel Michael Reynolds considers such decisions to be downright indefensible. And here are three reasons why

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