How can America better care for its humanitarians, volunteers, care workers and philanthropists and help them avoid burnout?
A 10-year study of juvenile offenders found that those who served time were more likely to commit crimes and less likely to graduate from high school.
One million uninfected babies have been born to HIV-positive mothers, Secretary of State John Kerry announced Tuesday.
A new series from Lancet quantifies the damage done by hunger worldwide and recommends 10 solutions.
The WHO has issued new recommendations for dealing with childhood obesity, especially aimed at developing countries, where more than 75 percent of overweight children live
Through innovative software, students across the U.S. are connecting with Darfuri refugees in eastern Chad, building relationships and helping get resources to a remote, impoverished region.
A test for cervical cancer using vinegar could save women’s lives in the developing world.
Elderly volunteers in Ontario have launched a campaign to make food banks obsolete and reduce poverty in their communities so they can retire by age 90.
Dubbed “slacktivism” or “quicktivism,” advocacy through social media has both supporters and detractors. Is it a placebo or can likes make a difference?
What people can do to help after what one meteorologist called the worst tornado in history struck Moore, Okla.
After more than 1,100 people died in a Bangladesh apparel factory collapse last month, companies, policymakers, consumers and analysts plunged into a debate over ethical clothing.
Merck and GlaxoSmithKline announced last week that they will drop HPV vaccine prices for some developing countries in an effort to battle cervical cancer.
Child abuse public service announcements use lenticular technology to show children a way to get help.
Most people who die by guns in the U.S. do so by their own hand. Several initiatives around the country are sidestepping the polarized legal debate and bringing together gun retailers and health professionals to prevent firearm suicides.
In an attempt to outlaw abortion, legislation pending in North Dakota grants legal rights to embryos, a move that could have a “devastating impact” on fertility treatment, particularly in-vitro fertilization, according to health professionals.
The online pinboard is taking the internet by storm by turning dreamers into doers.