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.
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.
New U.S. law will require pediatric cancer clinic trials.
The microbiome may yield a new class of psychobiotics for the treatment of anxiety, depression and other mood disorders.
It took 40 years, but Congress finally revised a major environmental law that wasn’t pleasing anyone.
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.