Astrid Sletten, head of the Norwegian Refugee Council’s office in Kabul, spoke to The World’s Carol Hills about the level of need in Afghanistan and what aid organizations are able to deliver in the current environment.
For some women from conservative Muslim families, US health care practices can clash with what they are used to.
They were in the US legally due to a statute offered to people from countries in crisis. Now, their crisis is deemed over, but it's not easy to return home.
An outbreak grabbed the headlines for Somalis in this northern state. But advocates hope it can bring more than just an emergency response.
In the new Science Friday video “Breakthrough: Connecting the Drops,” Lydia Bourouiba and her team study how droplets travel when we sneeze, or flush the toilet.
Asian Americans are screened for Type 2 diabetes at lower rates than other groups. Researchers want to know why.
The death of a Nevada woman whose bacterial infection was immune to every available drug in the US is raising new alarms about antibiotic resistance.
South Korean so preferred having boys that the country had to implement a law requiring doctors to refrain from revealing a baby's gender until late in the second trimester, so as to avoid sex-selective abortions.
We can now order personal blood tests online — and take them anytime we want. Is that a good thing?