As whooping cough killed thousands of kids annually, a trio of public health workers were deeply involved in the production and distribution of a vaccine.
Even for those stuck at home during the pandemic, quarantine can pose dangers to health. But it's not all dire!
How one pair of researchers used game theory to predict the sneaky, underhanded behavior of microbial competitors.
Feminist scholars refer to the “intensely communal, queer, and playful nature” of DIY LGBTQ conception, but Fertility, Inc. is another story.
According to three scholars, it's asking a lot for health care professionals to be completely selfless.
Genetic testing to determine who is Native American is problematic, argues Native American studies scholar Kim TallBear.
Virologist Jonas Salk led the team that developed the breakthrough vaccine for polio. He was also a social critic.
The science of COVID-19 vaccines, the 1957 flu vaccine that controlled that outbreak, eradicating polio in India with oral vaccines, and more.
On the persistence of a folk belief.
The quest to “conquer” influenza with a shot that could be used every year started out with high hopes, and ended up a hot mess.