NPR | July 01, 2016
William Kitt was living on the streets, abusing drugs and very sick when Broadway Housing Communities in New York offered him a room. Thirteen years later, he's thriving. His art tells the tale.
NPR | July 01, 2016
Families struggle to find a safe, therapeutic place for loved ones with serious mental disorders. In Geel, Belgium, residents have brought mentally ill strangers into their homes for centuries.
NPR | June 30, 2016
The country, widely criticized for trafficking in its seafood industry, has made improvements, says the State Department report. But critics don't agree.
Many people around the world rely on fish not just for protein but for critical micronutrients like iron and zinc. So declining fisheries pose major risks for global health, scientists warn.
Personality Traits Have A Big Influence On Human Behavior
Providence Health System joined Vice President Joe Biden’s effort Wednesday to better treat cancer.
The Obama administration's controversial proposal to revise human research rules is flawed and should be scrapped, says a report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
The world's second largest diamond goes on the auction block today for an expected $70 milllion. How much do diamond sales benefit Botswana's citizens?
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The National Park Service is racing to record soundscapes of each park that capture nature for the ear. "If we start to lose sounds of wilderness, we start to lose a piece of us," one scientist says.
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An initiative has officially obtained enough signatures to be placed on November's ballot. It would allow adults to possess up to an ounce of marijuana and grow up to six plants for recreational use.
Scientists are making impressive progress in creating a vaccine for Zika. And they're using a new technology that makes vaccine development faster than ever.