Stories about Health from December, 2015
"Because it's about me, the decision whether to abort or not must remain my and only my right."
Luna Acharya Mulder has a rare window on the refugee psyche. Growing up, she went back and forth between two vastly different worlds--New York and refugee camps in Nepal.
During Christmas toxic smog spread from the northern provinces to central China.
Is the toxic, anarchic landfill that has troubled Bishkek for over two decades about to be brought to heel?
Women in Kenya often don't go for prenatal visits, but now there's one way to get them to the clinic: sweet potatoes they grow for their families and to sell.
Even though it's banned, the practice still exists in remote hill villages. Women are forced to sleep outside in huts, exposed to the elements, without warm clothes or blankets.
She survived hunger and homelessness. Then she had to figure out her identity.
"Major skyscrapers and landmarks disappear overnight. I cannot for the life of me see what color the traffic lights at the opposite end of the road are."