A new report says 5 billion people lack access to even the most basic surgical care. Why is surgery ignored in the global health landscape?
Sleep researchers say about 30 percent of employees at big firms are so tired they're making as many mistakes as if they were coming to work drunk. Some offices now have "napping pods."
The city has long suffered a dearth of decent housing. The recent collapse of vacant buildings — which in one case killed a man — has increased the urgency of finding a solution.
Bernie Sanders is drawing large, energetic crowds, but that hasn't translated into wins in large states. It turns out there is often a disconnect between big rallies and winning elections.
When the state overhauled the school funding system by pouring resources into low-income districts, schools in Massachusetts went from the middle of the pack to first place.
Public anger in China is simmering over a nationwide criminal ring that sold expired vaccines. Despite success in vaccinating China's population, lax oversight has often led to tragedies like this.
A year after Baltimore erupted in violence over the death of Freddie Gray, Dr. Leana Wen, the city's health commissioner, talks about progress and setbacks in dealing with issues the unrest exposed.
Media giant Gannett, which owns USA Today and many local newspapers, announced Monday morning that it's trying to buy Tribune Publishing, owner of the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune.
They're called doctors of pastoral medicine and tout certificates to prove it. But they don't have real medical degrees, and critics worry that patients don't understand what those titles really mean.
What are the ethics of boycotting North Carolina in protest of HB2? We ask Evangelist Rev. Alex McFarland, Duke Divinity School Professor William Willimon and Washington Post columnist Steven Petrow.