Stories about Health from January, 2017
"If I had previously known what I know today, I would never have circumcised a single woman. We have caused much suffering to many daughters and wives."
Critics worry Moscow's Oncology Hospital No. 62 will close as part of a broader movement towards the privatization of the Russian health care system.
One hundred and nine patients live full-time at the Villa Ocaranza Hospital, an institution marred by a dark history. They will be the last group to do so.
"To solve this problem they must shut down the Costa Brava landfill and fix the Ghadir River problem from the root. Anything short of that just won’t do."
Jean-Marie Servant, a specialist in reconstructive plastic surgery, a celebrated humanitarian, and a “giant among men,” has died. On social media, his friends are remembering his compassion and genius.
"I don't think I will live as long as 80. Look at the train and see what happens to our lungs. My grandpa, aunt and uncle all have lung cancer."
"Hunger is the most dominant thought on Yemenis minds during this period."
Vovinam, a response to French occupation of Vietnam, is an explosive hybrid of older practices found across the southeast Asian country.