NPR | Oct. 22, 2017
Sheryl Sandberg's best-seller, Option B, has perspectives on finding resilience and joy after adversity. In other countries there are different obstacles — and different ways to cope.
NPR | Oct. 22, 2017
I'm a doctor, and I oversee public health programs to help new mothers and infants. When my son was born, I discovered just how vitally important that help is.
NPR | Oct. 21, 2017
The Colorado seventh-grader was unimpressed by the options her parents had to test water in their home. So she created a sensor-based device using chemically treated carbon nanotubes to do it faster.
The billboard and TV spot shows a Nigerian beauty pageant winner using a product called Natural Fairness Body Lotion. Critics are describing the ad as "colorist" and tone deaf.
The federal government has approved a key waiver that will allow Oregon to proceed with a program designed to blunt the cost of health insurance plans purchased on the individual market.
Health | Technology | WorldNPR | Oct. 20, 2017 12:48 p.m.
There are 2,666 emojis for tweeting and texting. A mosquito is not one of them. Global health campaigners are trying to change that.
While it may seem simple, drinking water flushes bacteria out of the urethra, helping to prevent infection in women prone to them. And it also may help reduce the use of antibiotics.
Oregon is proposing new air pollution rules that would set limits on the total health risk a polluter can pose to its neighbors.
The La Nina weather pattern is likely to develop, boosting snowfall in the Great Lakes and northern Rockies and lowering snowfall in the Mid-Atlantic.
Opponents of a soda tax measure that could be up for a vote in Multnomah County next year kicked off their campaign.
The president of Oregon Health & Science University, Joe Robertson, is retiring after nearly 40 years of service.
Nation | Health | World | EnvironmentNPR | Oct. 19, 2017 3:30 p.m.
Researchers looked at the combined effects of air, water and soil pollution on global health to come up with an annual toll.