According to official government records, 64 people were killed because of Hurricane Maria’s devastation in Puerto Rico last year. This is a "substantial underestimate," according to a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers from the Harvard T.H.

“I’m not afraid to die. It’s how you’re going to die,” says a patient in the documentary, “Defining Hope.” The film follows individuals and families navigating end-of-life care, focusing on the decision-making process, who is involved and how everyone must assess…

Ahead of this weekend's second March for Science, social scientists are, naturally, debating the rigor of data collected by march organizers. The George Mason University survey found most respondents thought the Trump administration was headed down the wrong path, and…

Without mentioning President Trump’s button-boasting Tweet and heightened fears of nuclear war with North Korea, the US CDC announced an upcoming grand rounds session on

Last week, President Trump fired the 16 remaining members of his HIV/AIDS advisory panel—insisting it’s a routine step, clearing the way for new appointees.But HIV/AIDS advocates see trouble in the move, combined with the White House’s failure to name a national AIDS policy…

“Too often governments and businesses don’t talk to each other,” Michael R. Bloomberg said at the opening yesterday of the Bloomberg Global Business Forum, which he convened during #UNGA72 to begin to fix that missed opportunity.

Since President Trump announced he is rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which benefits undocumented immigrants brought to the US before age 16, debate has raged about potential economic consequences. Yet DACA’s substantial public health benefits…

How countries can move toward building sustainable community health programs

The concept of airbags has been around since the 1940s, but early slow-to-deploy models didn’t gain much buy-in from automakers. In the 1970s, awareness of automobile safety measures like seat belts picked up, and the airbag finally had its moment.

From the In case you missed it department: “I am a scientist, a policy expert, a civil servant and a worried citizen,” writes former Interior Department official Joel Clement in a Washington Post opinion piece from last month. “Reluctantly, as of today, I am also a…