Health

    Hundreds of howler monkeys have been killed by the yellow fever virus. Credit: Carla Possamai, Muriqui Project of Caratinga

    Yellow Fever Is Wiping Out Brazil’s Howler Monkeys

    The deadly yellow fever — an infectious disease caused by a mosquito-borne virus — ...

    Cattle being killed in Brazil

    Something Rotten in the State of Brazil: The Meat they Eat

      Meat producing giants JSB SA and BRF SA are among dozens of meatpackers ...

    Cuban doctor Irianna Ramad working in Brazil

    Brazil Renews for Three More Years Contract with Cuban Doctors

    Antônio Nardi, executive secretary at Brazil’s Health Ministry, signed a deal which ensures the ...

    Dr. Irianna Ramad, Cuban doctor in Brazil

    Brazil Moves to Emulate the US and Dismantle Its Universal Healthcare System

    Since 1988, the newly established Brazilian constitution has affirmed access to public healthcare as ...

    Health center

    Hypochondriacs They Are Not! 77% of Brazilians Call Selves Healthy or Very Healthy

    IBGE, the Brazilian bureau of statistics, has just released the 2008 edition of its ...

    Gift of Health

    This Holiday Season, Get a Flu Shot and Give the Gift of Health to Your Family

    Advertorial When you get a flu shot this holiday season, you’re not only decreasing ...

    Brazil's sexcard

    Got a Sex Disease? Use Brazil Governments’s Virtual Card to Tell Your Partner

    Courtesy of Brazil's government, Brazilians with a sexual transmitted disease (STD) will now be ...