June 2012 - Global Health
In preparation for the 2008 Olympics, the Chinese government instituted dramatic measures to reduce air pollution. After the Olympics, the measures were relaxed. But a new study appearing in JAMA found that just that short window of time improved heart health.
SPOTLIGHT: Voice of Witness.org
Voice of Witness is a nonprofit book series of oral histories that depict human rights crises around the world through the stories of the men and women who experience them.
Norway is the healthiest country in the world to be a mother, according to a new report released by the international nonprofit Save the Children. The worst: West Africa's Niger.
At Ar-Rahman mosque, doctors from the University of Malaya have worked with the religious authorities to open what the World Health Organization says is the world's first methadone program operating out of a mosque.
"Black in Latin America"
A short preview trailer of the PBS series, "Black in Latin America."
Did You Know...
Until the 19th century, solid blocks of tea were used as money in Siberia.