For reasons including the clash between their parents' traditional expectations and the American way of life, Latinas top the list of teens attempting suicide. After a decade of inaction, it's time this national epidemic is addressed, writes Luis H. Zayas.
A staggering 188 infections in Austin, Ind. -- a rural town of only 4,300 people -- is evidence of a growing problem in counties throughout the U.S.
The spread of the Zika virus is a public health story, but politics isn't far behind. The consuming controversy here is why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization have dragged their feet in strongly recommending that women delay pregnancy.
A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that women are far more likely to identify as bisexual—and it cuts across racial lines.
President Obama permanently appointed Clancy to the position Wednesday. He had been serving as interim chief of the beleaguered agency since former Director Julia Pierson was ousted in October.
U.S. right-wingers are fanning a hysteria that could damage the fight against the disease and discriminate against both Africans and African-Americans.
If the prospect of hanging concentrates the mind, then even the possibility of infection with Ebola should do the same -- for all of us.
Let's make a deal: We'll all promise not to panic about Ebola if the experts -- especially those at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- agree to get their stories straight.
Western inaction has worsened the crisis in part because there was no money to be made before the disease reached epidemic proportions.