Bernie Sanders sits in a bus next to a woman, a diabetes patient

Caravans to Canada: Americans desperate for affordable drugs spark concerns about shortages

Health & Medicine

Patient caravans making trips across US border spark fear of shortages, while health advocates warn against mass drug importations from Canada.

A woman makes a purchase at a store in Tehran.

Iranian entrepreneurs are ‘dreaming of the doors opening’ to the West

Global Politics
Cambodian children

The Khmer Rouge may be partly to blame for diabetes in Cambodia

Health & Medicine

Children with Type 2 diabetes not responding to drug treatment

Health & Medicine

A better way for type 1 diabetics

Innovative Design Turns Insulin Pump Into Fashion Accessory

All month we’ve been talking about innovation –  speaking to innovative people and discussing innovative ideas. Now  we hear from   a woman who has designed a product for diabetics that not only solves a problem but is changing attitudes too.  Jessica Floeh  is the creator of Hanky Pancreas, a line of insulin pump accessories –  scarves, neck pieces and other […]

BPA Update

New research shows further human health effects of the petrochemical bisphenol A, widely used in food containers and clear plastics.