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Polio: An Elusive Finish Line
The polio virus is almost completely wiped off the face of the earth, thanks to a global effort to exterminate the crippling disease, but eliminating it entirely has been a challenge.
The Malaria Warriors
The West African country of Burkina Faso, an epicenter of the world’s malaria epidemic, is also a thriving research hub where scientists have been embedded within local villages for years, looking for new solutions to combat malaria-carrying mosquitoes.
Life After Welfare
Tianna Gaines-Turner, a former welfare recipient, still struggles to make ends meet with her family in Philadelphia.
After surviving four heroin overdoses, Heather Wetzel hopes she can stay clean for her daughter.
Faces of Treatment
A photo essay by Sarah Weiser detailing the difficult path to recovery faced by pregnant addicts at New York City's Non-profit Center for Comprehensive Health Practice, one of the oldest centers in New York City to offer such treatment.
The Story of Sasha and Olympia
Transgender issues today are rooted in a decades-long struggle for inclusion.
A Journey through India: The Legacy of Population Fears
By 2030, India is poised to become the most populous nation in the world. The country's fertility rate has declined from an estimated 5.9 children per woman in the 1950s to 2.5 today, but concern over population growth persists.
The Public Debate About Torture
Poll graph created by Britney Dennison, Lisa Hale, Codi Hauka, and Peter W. Klein
Remembrance of a Massacre — El Mozote
Photographs by Susan Meiselas / Magnum Photos Introduction by Raymond Bonner
Lessons from the Nuclear Dream
A photo essay by Sarah Weiser