Researchers want to know why asthma seems to especially target inner-city children. Could indoor pollution—caused by tobacco smoke, mice, cockroaches, gas stoves and pets—be a reason?
HAAD is moving quickly to build a public health infrastructure to tackle the chronic disease problems, manage the health care system and handle other critical issues.
The notion of fresh-faced teens pledging chastity until marriage through abstinence-promoting programs may be comforting to many adults. But it may be false comfort, according to a recent study.
Virologist Andrew Pekosz provides an intro to the H1N1 virus, what makes it dangerous, and what those H's and N?s are all about.