Category: Health & Science

  • Makeup on a mission: Putting a face on the heroin epidemic

    Makeup on a mission: Putting a face on the heroin epidemic

    When Kriss Blevens has presidential candidates in her chair she makes sure they look good — and that they’re aware of the drug problem in her home state.

     
  • Distance to Cure

    Distance to Cure

    A three-part television series made possible by the Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy. Please visit www.distancetocure.com.

     
  • A mother’s voice: Abortion after 20 weeks

    A mother’s voice: Abortion after 20 weeks

    Christy Zink was 5 months pregnant when a routine scan revealed serious complications with her baby’s brain. After deciding to have a late-term abortion, she started advocating for other women’s right to have one as well.

     
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  • ‘Friday night lights of STEM’

    ‘Friday night lights of STEM’

    CNN got a room by room tour at the White House, during its annual science fair, from Chief Technology Officer for the United States, Megan Smith.

     
  • A Congo clinic at the center of the conflict

    A Congo clinic at the center of the conflict

    In the remote village of Kivuye located near the Rwandan border, the lasting effects of war and poverty are felt in a clinic run by four nurses who have not been paid in more than two years.

     
  • As Ebola death toll rises, Liberians find solace through faith

    As Ebola death toll rises, Liberians find solace through faith

    Despite formal gatherings being discouraged these days due to Ebola, on Sundays people dress in their best clothes and head to their place of worship to appeal to divine intervention.

     
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