The Death of a Study

A long-term study of childhood disease burned through $1.3 billion in taxpayer funds, only to be mothballed before it ever got off the ground. Why? Read the article to find out. Cited by NPR as a “must-read” article for Memorial Day weekend 2016.

July 2016 sw_admin 0

Is Agent Orange Still Causing Birth Defects?

American warplanes sprayed millions of gallons of Agent Orange during the Vietnam War. Some researchers and the Vietnamese government insist that its toxic effects last generations. Read on to learn more from my reporting trip to Vietnam last year.

March 2016 sw_admin 0

Zika in the United States: How Are We Preparing?

Once considered an inconsequential illness, Zika is now linked with serious health effects including microcephaly and Guillain-Barré syndrome. As the virus makes its way northward, U.S. public health agencies are doing their best to prepare.

September 2016 sw_admin 0
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