Health & Body

A Bipartisan Fix for Obamacare? Who F***ing Knows?

There's been talk in Washington DC in recent weeks that Senators Patty Murray and Lamar Alexander has come to some kind of bipartisan agreement to...

Shaky Science in the New Rules on Contraceptive Coverage

In a new rule about coverage of contraception, the Trump administration argues that birth control is bad for your health. But it’s a claim that...

The Bad Food Bible

Some of our most popular HCT episodes have been about food. Or, rather, they’ve been about the science and research behind food, and the...

Marijuana, Intoxication, DWI, and Breathalyzers

How do breathalyzers work? And will there ever be a breathalyzer for marijuana? As pot has become legal in several states, law enforcement has...

What Kind of Gun Laws Work? Guns and Public Health Part 4

Let’s be honest. The real controversy around the issue of guns is… what might we do about it? It’s the potential firearms policy changes that make...

Firearms and Suicide: Guns and Public Health Part 3

We continue our special look at guns and public health in the United States. This week, we're looking at how easily accessible firearms complicate...

CBO to Trump: Ending Cost Sharing Increases Deficit

This week, the Congressional Budget Office delivered a report on how Donald Trump's suggestion that the federal government may stop making cost...

Homicide and Firearms: Guns and Public Health Part 2

Let’s be clear. The biggest thing people worry about with guns in the US is homicide. There are lots of ways to look at the data, and most don’t...

A Brief History of Guns in America: Guns and Public Health Part 1

Firearms have a long and unique history in the United States. They're controversial, and they have a huge impact on public health and safety. This...

هروروستی ماشوم یا کوچنی ته رسيدل -- رسیدن به آخرین طفل
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بعض ماشومان یا کوچنیان په داسی سیمو کی ژوند کوی چی هلته د ګوزڼ د ناروغۍ واکسین رسول د نورو په پرتله سخت وی، نړیواله روغتیایی اداره مرسته کوی چی هر...

ہر آخری بچے تک رسائی
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اکثر بچے ایسے علاقوں میں بھی رہتے ہیں جہاں پولیو سے بچاو کے حفاظتی قطروں کے ساتھ پہنچنا بہت مشکل ہوتا ہے۔ ہر خطر آمیز ملک میں عالمی ادارہ صحت ہر...

ポリオの監視システム
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  • 6 days ago
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急性弛緩性まひを発症した子どもが出ると、即座にポリオウイルスの追跡調査が行われます。世界保健機関では、ポリオウイルスの場所を突き止め、さらなる発症を防ぐために、遠隔地から実験室にいたるあらゆる過程で適切な対応が行われるよう力を尽くしています。

ポリオ流行への対応
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  • 6 days ago
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どこかの国でポリオの発症者が出ると、ウイルス拡大を防ぐために、世界保健機関とそのパートナー団体が迅速に対応します。

すべての子どもにワクチンを
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  • 6 days ago
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地域によってはワクチンを届けることが困難となります。世界保健機関では、遠隔地や紛争地ですべての子どもに予防接種を提供できるよう、また、定住地のない家族の子どもにも確実に予防接種を行えるよう支援を行っています。