Shattered by powerful back-to-back earthquakes, Mexico is facing daunting damages across six states. Now Chiapas and Oaxaca, the country's two poorest states, which were hit first, fear neglect.
By Jodi Frances Abbott, The Conversation
There are two medications that prevent preterm birth, the most common cause of perinatal death in the U.S. Poor black women aren’t getting either.
By Thaddeus R. Miller and Mikhail Chester, The Conversation
After extreme weather events like Hurricane Harvey, city planners need to think about the smartest way to rebuild.
By David Campbell, The Conversation
Having researched giving in the wake of disasters and taught students how to be effective philanthropists, I’ve learned that it’s hard to make good decisions regarding donations – especially when there are many urgent needs and countless ways to spend…
By Nina Lam, The Conversation
Hurricane Harvey shows that inland communities also are at risk as flood zones increase.
By Katharine Hayhoe, The Conversation
Climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe has a unique perspective on ExxonMobil’s deliberate attempts to sow doubt on the reality of climate change because she was there.
By Melissa Holt, The Conversation
All 50 states have some kind of anti-bullying law, and schools are increasingly being called upon to implement bullying prevention programs.
By Robin Feldman, The Conversation
While opioids have become easier to obtain through illicit markets, a drug that could save countless lives has become increasingly out of reach.
By Mario Vallejo-Marin, The Conversation
An international team of botanists has achieved the best reconstruction to date of an ancestral flower.
By Renata Konrad and Andrew C. Trapp, The Conversation
Human trafficking occurs in every country in the world, generating an estimated U.S. $150 billion annually in illegal profits. There is an opportunity to use the bits of information we can get on the distribution of victims, traffickers, buyers and…
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