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The Cleft Palate-Malnutrition Connection

During food crises, children with cleft lip and cleft palate are the most vulnerable of the vulnerable

Aging

The Quest for Social Connection and Well-Being

Scientists have been slow at developing strategies that measure and promote well-being within communities

Governance

Is It the End of COVID-19 as We Know it?

IHME Director Christopher Murray weighs in on the state of the pandemic, the new omicron vaccine, and flu season

Governance

Wanted: Global Access to Paxlovid

Equitable access to COVID-19 antiviral therapy remains elusive, with many middle-income nations left out

Poverty

The Steep Price of Education in Africa

Education is unaffordable for many families in low- and middle-income countries

Gender

Kenya and Maternal Health: Delivering Results

Pregnant parents face obstacles in accessing and receiving quality maternal health services

Governance

Omicron BA.5: What to Know About COVID-19's Latest, More Contagious Variant

Public health expert Ali H. Mokdad answers our COVID questions this week 

Gender

For Young Men, Alcohol Does Not Have to Be a Death Sentence

For males ages 15 to 49, drinking alcohol causes nearly 10 percent of all years lost to death and disability

Poverty

A Lifelong Struggle With Sickle Cell Disease

The most common inherited disease worldwide is often ignored by health-care providers and policymakers

Poverty

Shining a Light on Native American Health

AIAN life expectancy has not improved over the past decades, but there are indigenous-led efforts aiming to change that

Governance

Monkeypox Transmission Explained

David Pigott tracks the spread of diseases with outbreak potential—Ebola, Zika, COVID-19—so we asked him about monkeypox

Governance

Opioid Overdose Deaths: What the United States Can Learn From Other Countries

Naloxone for everyone and supervised drug consumption rooms could be the future

Governance

What to Know About "Stealth" Omicron 

Professor Ali H. Mokdad gives the rundown on the omicron subvariant BA.2