Cristina Resczenski

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A Disease So Neglected It's Not Even On 'Most-Neglected' Lists

<i>"Mashiaat Allah"</i> — It is God's plan.<p>In Sudan, a father utters this Arabic expression as he watches his son die slowly from a flesh-eating fungus.<p>The phrase provides consolation in its acknowledgement that we do not control our fates. But when Alnour Alhassan says it, I feel a pang of indignation. …

The hidden medical epidemic few women have been willing to talk about, until now

When Carmel Price's mother had an operation six years ago, Price helped her in the hospital but never really knew what the procedure was for. "I heard that she was having 'reconstructive surgery,' like that her organs had moved around and they were putting them back where they belonged," said …

Pregnancy

Shooting victim's friend makes emotional plea - CNN Video

Jacqueline Walker, a friend of Bettie Jones who was fatally shot by Chicago police, delivers an emotional plea to stop police gun violence.

Gonorrhoea could become untreatable, says chief medic

Gonorrhoea is at risk of becoming an untreatable disease, England’s chief medical officer has said.<p>Dame Sally Davies has written to all GPs and pharmacies to ensure they are prescribing the correct drugs after the rise of a highly drug-resistant strain of the infection.<p>The warning comes after a …

Public Health

Pope Francis Asks Central American Governments To Help Cuban Migrants

On Sunday, Pope Francis called for Central American governments to help thousands of Cuban migrants stuck in Costa Rica as they attempt to journey to the United States.<p>"I invite the countries of the region to renew with generosity all necessary efforts in order to find a rapid solution to this …

Hillary Clinton hits back at 'demeaning' Donald Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton late Monday hit back at Donald Trump after nearly two days of attacks on her and former President Bill Clinton. In a statement her campaign said she wouldn't be "pushed around" by Trump like his GOP rivals or "bullied and distracted" by the mogul's rhetoric.<p>"When [Trump's] …