Here's Why Big Cities are Healthier – NBCNews.com

Woman exercising. Shutterstock The cities include: Boston, San Francisco, Chicago, New York and Washington, D.C. “Residents in these top five communities have, on average, significantly lower rates of smoking, obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and depression compared with those in the five lowest-ranked...

The Next Zika – Scientific American

Disease detectives are on the lookout for obscure viruses that can be spread among people by traveling insects, and quickly become a widespread problem. Scientific papers are filled with illnesses to watch. Four particular viruses now stand out to virologists and epidemiologists, although it is...

The 5 toughest places to be a girl – CNN

Story highlights Gender inequality is a global problem These five nations are ranked as having the biggest gaps One factor in the ranking is access to education CNN Films’ “We Will Rise: Michelle Obama’s Mission to Educate Girls Around the World,” premieres on CNN International...