Because we share many of the same cell types with our pets, they develop some of the same cancers. Comparative oncologists study these parallels.
A pamphlet published in 1840 advocates a four-pronged approach to public healthcare that sounds remarkably like our own.
Angélique Marguerite Le Boursier du Coudray revolutionized childbirth in France through education, building a detailed birthing mannequin.
On the eve of its 6th polio-free anniversary, India immunizes over 170 million children, despite a lack of roads, reinfection threats, and a periodic mistrust of vaccines.
Public healthcare experts have been anticipating and planning for a pandemic like COVID-19 for years. These research reports and scholarly articles explain how.
He made us feel better.
The World Health Organization has declared COVID-19 a pandemic. What exactly does that mean?
In the 1800s, sick passengers weren’t blamed for disease epidemics—their baggage and cargo was.
The containment of COVID-19 raises pressing questions related to the freedom of scientific information, civil liberties, and human rights, one scholar explains.
Scientists have different ideas about whether viruses are living beings. But they have solid advice on how to destroy them: wash up.