Mental illness is more common than you think

Being healthy is about maintaining both physical and mental well-being. While most people know what to do when someone they know gets sick or...

Delivering hope to mothers

Mother’s Delivery Kits could save the lives of thousands of women in Nigeria each year. Now they're expanding across Africa.
People walking and sitting in an office building (Courtesy of MATTER)

In health care, Goliaths look to startups for ideas

Pharmaceutical companies invest in startups in the search for new drugs because, according to an industry expert, “None of us is as smart as all of us.”

How you can defeat the world’s greatest killer

World Heart Day is September 29. Check out these tips to protect yourself from the world's greatest killer: cardiovascular disease.
Water spraying over rubber gloves in Ebola exercise (AP Images)

Can I still get a visa? This and other Ebola questions...

The Ebola outbreak has caused confusion. Here are answers to common questions: I live in a country where the Ebola outbreak is ongoing. Can I...
Girl holding two cups of water, one clean, one dirty (P&G)

Science and business are opening the spigot to clean water [video]

This World Water Day, nearly 750 million people lack access to clean drinking water. Scientists and businesses are doing something about it.
Smart glasses (Dan Hixson/University of Utah College of Engineering)

A new way of seeing?

University of Utah researchers have created “smart glasses” that automatically adjust the focus on what a person is seeing, whether far away or close.
Group of people forming red ribbon shape (State Dept.)

HIV/AIDS is a human rights issue too

For people living with HIV/AIDS, physical illness may be only part of their struggle. Learn how you can help for World AIDS Day 2016.

35 million people worldwide have HIV/AIDS. Do something about it on...

What do 35 million people worldwide have in common? An HIV-positive diagnosis. What they don’t have in common is equal access to treatment. To close...