Outbreaks of once-controlled diseases such as measles are rising around the world. A look at the misinformation behind the growing anti-vax movement

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Paul B Spiegel and our Leonard Rubenstein reflect on issues raised in their work as commissioners for the UCL-Lancet Commission on Migration and Health which has just released a report

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As an Ebola outbreak in a conflict-plagued region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to spread after 4 months, there’s a glimmer of hope: An experimental Ebola vaccine appears to be helping the communities it reaches

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The medical anthropologist was in the shower when she heard the first pops of gunfire. Initially, she thought it might be the action movie she’d left playing on high volume. Then the wall shook

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Providing evidence for cooperation and action on what is one of the most pressing issues of the 21st century. The Commission’s foundation is that migration and health are inextricably linked—and key to sustainable development. Commission members include our Leonard Rubenstein

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When a Michigan woman was told to raise $10,000 for a heart transplant, outrage spread on social media. But experts say “wallet biopsies” are common

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This Apple Watch includes new features designed to detect falls and heart problems. With descriptions like “part guardian, part guru” and “designed to improve your health … and powerful enough to protect it,” the tech giant signaled its move toward preventive health and a much wider demographic

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“Diets are one of the top risk factors of morbidity and mortality in the world – more than air pollution, more than smoking,” said Jessica Fanzo, a professor at Johns Hopkins University and a lead author

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