Curbing the tobacco epidemic in the Americas

Tobacco epidemic disproportionately affect low and middle-income countries, where more than 80% of the world’s smokers now live

Lessons from Peru about stopping the spread of TB?

For Jasmin Bueno, aged seven, and her brother Aaron, aged six, there is little that can make swallowing chemo-profilactic pills any less bitter. But the tablets they stoically gulp down daily during the next six months are the best protection they can get from contracting tuberculosis.

Paraguay breast cancer cases so far in 2016 exceed total for 2015

Paraguay, in the first 10 months of this year, registered 408 cases of breast cancer, one more than in all of 2015, when the mortality rate was 10.1 per 100,000 women, the Health Ministry reported Wednesday on World Day of the Fight against Breast Cancer.

What the U.S. could learn from Cuba about Zika

Cuba has successfully held off the Zika epidemic and in the process all but eliminated Dengue fever and other mosquito-carried illnesses

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