The Centers for Disease Control and the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday that at least 13 people have died so far from listeria found in contaminated cantaloupes. Gwen Ifill discusses the deadliest outbreak of foodborne disease in more than…
A small study published Tuesday in the Archives of Neurology found preliminary evidence that spraying critical insulin deep into the nose could help delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease. Ray Suarez speaks with University of Washington School of Medicine professor…
Instability in Somalia Hampers Efforts to Aid Famine 'Tragedy'…
By Talea Miller
A new treatment for sleeping sickness, a neglected disease found in remote communities in Africa, is being developed through an innovative partnership.
By Beat Beat
The majority of preventable deaths from non-communicable conditions like cancer and heart disease occur in developing countries.
Special correspondent Dave Iverson looks at a unique program that uses dance as therapy for people with Parkinson's disease.
When AIDS began sweeping through communities in the early 1980s, little was known about the disease -- except its deadly cost.
By Talea Miller
An AIDS conference hosted at the Vatican over the weekend quickly stamped out any lingering speculation that the Church might shift or broaden its policy against use of condoms to protect from HIV.
Dramatic findings from a new clinical study show early HIV-AIDS treatment can help prevent the spread of the disease between sexual partners. Ray Suarez discusses what the findings suggest about using drugs for prevention of the disease with Dr. Anthony…
Jeffrey Brown looks at the battle against a cholera epidemic in Haiti, one year after a devastating earthquake upset an already fragile infrastructure.
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