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The HIV/AIDS epidemic is taking an increasing and terrifying toll on Africa's women

The HIV/AIDS epidemic is taking an increasing and terrifying toll on Africa's women

Girls with low confidence are among the most likely to become pregnant in their teens

Girls with low confidence are among the most likely to become pregnant in their teens

Pfizer focuses on enabling America's 43 million uninsured to obtain medicines at significant savings

Pfizer focuses on enabling America's 43 million uninsured to obtain medicines at significant savings

Valid, robust, easy to construct, and easy to interpret measure that could be used by any state health department for any health outcome

Valid, robust, easy to construct, and easy to interpret measure that could be used by any state health department for any health outcome

Reports of a serious polio outbreak among children in Rogo, Nigeria

Reports of a serious polio outbreak among children in Rogo, Nigeria

World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control closed this week, with nearly 90% of countries having signed up

World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control closed this week, with nearly 90% of countries having signed up

Amid unprecedented global prosperity, the world’s poor were more vulnerable now than ever

Amid unprecedented global prosperity, the world’s poor were more vulnerable now than ever

One in three Americans born today is predicted to develop diabetes as a consequence of obesity

One in three Americans born today is predicted to develop diabetes as a consequence of obesity

Of all families with medical bill problems, two-thirds have difficulty paying for basic necessities—rent, mortgage payments, transportation or food

Of all families with medical bill problems, two-thirds have difficulty paying for basic necessities—rent, mortgage payments, transportation or food

HHS approves Arkansas plan to expand prenatal care to low-income pregnant women and their unborn children

HHS approves Arkansas plan to expand prenatal care to low-income pregnant women and their unborn children

Nigeria resuming polio immunization

Nigeria resuming polio immunization

For the 700 million people in the least developed countries, United Nations’ decisions could mean the difference between opportunity and poverty, peace and war, life and death

For the 700 million people in the least developed countries, United Nations’ decisions could mean the difference between opportunity and poverty, peace and war, life and death

50,000 people in the U.S. with cancer, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis or hepatitis C will be eligible for a Medicare drug lottery

50,000 people in the U.S. with cancer, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis or hepatitis C will be eligible for a Medicare drug lottery

Some low income parents have considered doing something illegal to feed their kids

Some low income parents have considered doing something illegal to feed their kids

Tommy G. Thompson has announced a new Medicare program that will save seniors and the disabled substantial money

Tommy G. Thompson has announced a new Medicare program that will save seniors and the disabled substantial money

Pollution kills more than three milion children under the age of five every year

Pollution kills more than three milion children under the age of five every year

Thailand aims to reduce HIV prevalence among adults to 1 percent by 2006

Thailand aims to reduce HIV prevalence among adults to 1 percent by 2006

Trends in the American diet can be described as more calories, more refined grains, more added sugars, and more added fats

Trends in the American diet can be described as more calories, more refined grains, more added sugars, and more added fats

40 percent of African-American nursing home residents living in low-tier facilities

40 percent of African-American nursing home residents living in low-tier facilities

More help needed for the British people affected by disability

More help needed for the British people affected by disability