Health

Video Scientists Redouble Efforts After AIDS Virus Rebounds in 'Cured' Baby

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Men read newspapers on a street with headlines about the Ebola virus killing a Liberian in Lagos, Nigeria, July 26, 2014.

Peace Corps Volunteers Isolated in Liberia After Suspected Ebola Exposure

Two had contact with individual who later died from Ebola, although neither is showing symptoms of deadly virus More

In this photo taken Oct. 30, 2008, offices and apartment buildings are shown in Beijing, China. In the sprawling megacities of Beijing, Shanghai and Chongqing, where populations exceed 10 million people, extreme urban density means that the number of peop

Urbanization Can Bring Health Risks

Researchers warn of increase in heart disease, diabetes More

Men read newspapers on a street with headlines about Ebola virus killing a Liberian in Lagos, Nigeria, July 26, 2014.

Nigeria Tracking 30,000 People at Risk of Contracting Ebola

Nigeria's government implements state of 'red alert' at all border crossings and initiates a media campaign to alert the public More

Dr. Antonella Tost, Dermatologist University of Miami School of Medicine, examines Michael Casa Nova,12, for symptoms of skin cancer due to sun exposure, June 15, 2011.

US Surgeon General: Skin Cancer a Major Public Health Problem

New report says number of deadly melanoma cases has skyrocketed 200 percent since 1973 More


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VOA Documentary

Our documentary series examines the impact of the stigma of AIDS in several communities around the world. Hosted by Elton John, it premiered at the 20th International AIDS 2014 Conference in Melbourne, Australia.

Our documentary series examines the impact of the stigma of AIDS in several communities around the world. Hosted by Elton John, it premiered at the 20th International AIDS 2014 Conference in Melbourne, Australia.