Just as global progress against HIV/AIDS is at a high, European cities are seeing a resurgence from “chemsex” parties. Chemsex, promoted via apps like Grindr, is sex with multiple partners under the influence of drugs like crystal meth. Chemsex happens mainly among men who…

Long-term care facilities play a growing role in the health care landscape as severely ill patients live longer. They also provide a dangerous channel for superbugs to reach hospitals.   Drug-resistant germs like Candida auris thrive in understaffed skilled nursing…

The Trump administration moved toward banning flavored e-cigarettes yesterday, concerned by rising numbers of youth vapers and reports of severe lung illnesses, STAT reports.

Investing $1.8 trillion in climate adaptation over the next decade would pay more than “triple dividends” worth $7.1 trillion, according to an analysis by the Global Commission on Adaptation, published ahead of the UN Climate Summit set for later this month,

In the US and Canada, pro-sterilization policies aimed at controlling indigenous populations are widely regarded as a shameful relic of colonization and 20th century eugenics.   In the 1960s and 1970s, thousands of indigenous women underwent the procedure—shrinking families…

Resilience—the personal resources an individual has to effectively deal with difficult challenges—may be key in mitigating impacts of stress during pregnancy and postpartum depression.  

Although Germany only published its first global health strategy in 2013, it has rapidly accelerated its pace in the field—like a new Porsche on the Autobahn.

In her aptly titled piece, “This isn’t another horror story about black motherhood,” Helena Andrews-Dyer highlights efforts by millennial mothers of color to fight the disparities that make it so dangerous for black women to give birth.   She describes the exhausting work…

A Brooklyn company is marketing an at-home rape kit—a variety of swabs and a container to collect saliva—that allows users to gather samples to deliver to a police station or university Title IX office.   But critics note that DNA collection is a small part of a sexual…

Wiping out malaria by 2050 is a lofty—but achievable—goal, according to a landmark report published yesterday by The Lancet Commission on malaria eradication.