health

A spike in confirmed cases in Saudi Arabia suggests the Kingdom may have a dangerous outbreak on its hands

Some advocacy groups are trying to put a human face on the potential foreign aid cuts.

  • Olga Khazan
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  • Feb 18, 2013
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A new study found that 16.6 percent of tuberculosis drugs in Africa and 10.1 percent in India lacked the right amount of active ingredients.

  • Olga Khazan
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  • Feb 5, 2013
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Non-communicable diseases have become much more prominent killers over the past 20 years.

  • Olga Khazan
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  • Dec 14, 2012
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Move signals a worldwide push toward universal health coverage.

  • Olga Khazan
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  • Dec 12, 2012
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Among the underlying causes of Americans' sky-high obesity rates, an overabundance of beer and a lack of childhood exercise are probably not the main ones.

  • Olga Khazan
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  • Dec 6, 2012
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Researchers are calling for a global treaty to stop the flood of counterfeit drugs

  • Olga Khazan
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  • Nov 14, 2012
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Why taxes on sinful snacks don't always make us slim down.

  • Olga Khazan
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  • Nov 11, 2012
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Is a Bollywood director's death worsening dengue fears?

  • Olga Khazan
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  • Oct 30, 2012
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Pakistan's Taliban commanders fear the West will use polio as a cover for spying

  • Olga Khazan
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  • Oct 17, 2012
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