Female genital mutilation blamed for death of 10-year-old girl in Sierra Leone

A 10-year-old girl has died from complications that arose after undergoing female genital mutilation in Sierra Leone, authorities said. Marie Kamara, a primary school student...

Inside the Japanese town that pays cash for kids

When Katsunori and Kaori Osaka had their first child, they were living in a cramped flat in Nagoya, a city of more than 2...

Japan suffers biggest natural population decline ever in 2018

Japan suffered its biggest natural population decline ever this year, government statistics show. The fast-graying nation also posted a record-low birthrate, as the estimated number...

Before judging ‘late-term abortion,’ understand what it means, doctors say

President Donald Trump has called on Congress "to pass legislation to prohibit the late-term abortion of children." This came after he first accused New...

Climate change is already here, and heat waves are having the biggest effect, report...

Climate change is here and affecting our health, with extreme heat in particular also having effects on productivity, food supply and disease transmission, a...

Moms proudly show off their postpartum bodies

Meg Boggs is on a mission to redefine the public perception of a woman's postpartum body. If she could tell moms two things to start...

Brain-eating amoeba confirmed in New Jersey man’s death

A New Jersey man who died of a brain-eating infection called primary amebic meningoencephalitis was exposed while visiting the BSR Cable Park and Surf...

Durex is recalling batches of its ‘Real Feel’ condoms over burst pressure concerns

Stay calm. RB Health (Canada) Inc., the parent company of Durex, says there's "no reason to be worried" over the condoms they're recalling. The company announced...

Doctors’ son died 10 days before flu shot appointment. Now, they want to save...

Two physicians who lost their young son to the flu last year want parents to listen to their message, born of great grief and...

London patient might be second to be cured of HIV

A second person has experienced sustained remission from HIV-1, according to a case study to be published Tuesday in the journal Nature. Effectively, some scientists...

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