Here’s what you need to know about pneumonia.
By Helen Branswell, STAT
New York is facing the largest outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in its history: eight people have died from the respiratory illness since early July, and nearly 100 cases have been reported. Hari Sreenivasan learns more from Dr. Anne Schuchat of…
By PBS NewsHour
If you live in the U.S. and aren't traveling to West Africa, you're not likely to catch Ebola. But these six diseases should worry you -- especially if you're a parent with small children.
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
Each year, pneumonia kills more children around the world than malaria, measles and HIV combined. Ray Suarez reports from Nicaragua on efforts to combat the lung infection, which is the leading killer of children under the age of five.
By Talea Miller
Nicaragua is one of the Western Hemisphere's poorest countries and children there are 44 percent more likely to die before the age of 5 than the regional average.
Dr. Jack Kevorkian died Friday at a Michigan hospital while being treated for pneumonia and kidney problems. He was 83. Ray Suarez reports on the man who brought the issue of doctor-assisted suicide into the national spotlight.
Betty Ann Bowser takes an in-depth look at two families attempting to cope with the H1N1 flu.
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