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Data sharing will help India address public health challenges

Strengthening the collection of population health data in India, if done securely and transparently, will help address public health challenges in the country such as maternal health, antibiotic resistance, and non-communicable diseases, according to Dean Michelle Williams of…

Pollution has steep price in lives lost, economic damages

Toxic air, water, and soil contribute annually to 9 million deaths and $4.6 trillion in economic damages globally, according to a new report by the Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health. Illness and death related to pollution in less-developed…

Perils of a Missed Diagnosis

MC Photo When Angela Kennedy adopted two children from the State of Louisiana at ages 2 and 4, she received very little information about their medical history. So she began to worry when her daughter, Grace, suffered asthma…

The Technologist

In 1994, the U.S. Army called up physician Vindell Washington to serve in Haiti as a captain in the 28th Combat Support Hospital, an emergency department in support of the 82nd Airborne Division.

Harnessing data to improve health

We're now in the midst of a golden era of data. and scientists are constantly finding news ways to harness this information with applications across health care, the environment, commerce, urban planning, finance, and more.

Genetics and disease risk

In this week’s episode: The link between our genes and disease risk. A new study is shedding light on how genetic mutations may increase our risk of a range of diseases—from cancer to heart conditions.

A genome every 12 minutes

Conference on whole genome sequencing addresses advances in technology, ‘fake diseases,’ ancient DNA, and broad opportunities for human disease research November 22, 2016 -- In 2006, in the early days of whole genome sequencing, the sequencing platform at the…