Kuwa Mjanja, a program in Dar es Salaam, the capital of Tanzania, works with mothers and their daughters to encourage them to consider the consequences of teen pregnancy.
Experts say that sexual assault, especially involving people who have a previous or ongoing relationship, is a particularly dubious crime to prosecute.
Nancy stared at her son’s legs. She should have been tending to dinner. Instead, she was trying to think of ways to smash one of his legs. Maybe the left one, since Kyle was right-side dominant? For days, she’d been wrestling with this idea, even going into the front closet one night to examine a baseball
A new national survey is offering hope for American kids waiting to be adopted: More people than ever are becoming parents in nonbiological ways, according to a new report.
Trump held a “major briefing” at his private golf club to discuss how to properly combat the crisis and “keep youth from going down this deadly path.”
New Hampshire lawmakers lashed back Thursday in response to derisive leaked comments in which President Trump referred to their state as a “drug-infested den."
There are about 20,000 ob-gyns in the U.S., but nearly half of U.S. counties lack an ob-gyns, according to the American College of Nurse- Midwives. The American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecologists (ACOG) projects the U.S. could face a shortage of up to 8,000 ob-gyns by 2020 and 22,000 by 2050.
Wanting to broaden their learning about refugees, a group of Colorado students began exchanging mail with kids living in a Kenyan camp.
Experts warn that infectious diseases will be much harder to contain as the U.S. cuts foreign health aid, and that Americans will be affected.
Sally Schindel no podía recordar la última vez que había estado bajo la lluvia durante tanto tiempo. Aquel día caía una lluvia copiosa bastante rara en medio del desierto de Arizona.
Sally Schindel sits in front of a painting of her son Andrew Zorn, who took his own life after saying he became addicted to marijuana. Sally Schindel couldn’t remember the last time she’d stood in the rain so long. Police had prohibited Schindel from going into the house where her son, Andy, lived,
“How does heroin work with these beautiful lakes and trees?” then–presidential candidate Donald Trump asked during a campaign stop in New Hampshire in September 2016. Experts say Trump was accurate in his observation. The rippling White Mountains and sparkling blue lakes of New Hampshire offer a stark
Some nasal sprays may leave people dependent for years. Stacey Krauss couldn’t breathe. As a fitness trainer, she needed to not only participate in high-impact exercise but also teach it, and she couldn’t properly breathe through her nose because of chronic congestion from pollution and allergies.
Ihsan Kaadan, MD, originally from Syria, stands in front of Massachusetts General Hospital, where he is a cardiac researcher. It was after the sun sank below the horizon and daylight faded into night that Ihsan Kaadan said were the worst times in Aleppo during the Syrian war. “You would just wait to
Health care access, though, while still rudimentary, has been a bright spot in the community during the past several years, as access to free family planning services has increased. Nongovernmental family planning organizations such as Marie Stopes International (MSI) have been able to offer reproductive
Planned Parenthood supporters rally for women’s access to reproductive health care on “National Pink Out Day” at Los Angeles City Hall. Brittany Sherwood was only 15 when she had an abortion after becoming pregnant the first time she ever engaged in sex. “Looking back, I’m proud of myself for having
Donald Trump has rescinded his plans for the wall — the one in Ireland, anyway. The president-elect made waves this past year when the Trump International Golf Course along Doughmore Beach in Doonbeg, Ireland, pushed a proposal to erect a 200,000-ton, 1.7-mile-long seawall near the County Clare golf
Donald Trump arrives at Shannon Airport to visit his newly bought golf course in Doonbeg, Ireland. BALLYVAUGN, IRELAND –– Set against the soaring cliffs, crashing waves and hidden beaches of the Wild Atlantic Way, the Trump International Golf Course in Doonbeg, Ireland, sits along the 1,553-mile stretch