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Can you be a world-class football player and a good dad?

From rage on the field to caregiving at home: Mary Robbins discusses Luis Suarez’s transformation. 

Filed in: Society Sport

Too many children, too few choices

Victoria Wormersley highlights Ugandan women’s lack of control over their reproductive lives.

Filed in: Health Reproductive Rights Uganda Women

Human traffic: exposing the brutal organ trade

What will it take to stop the trafficking of vulnerable people for their organs? asks Nancy Scheper-Hughes.

Filed in: Health Trade

‘I am going to get him the liver he needs’

Hanneke Hagenaars, a transplant co-ordinator for deceased organ donors in the Netherlands, speaks about her liaison work with soon-to-be-bereaved families.

Filed in: Health Netherlands Society

Beyond burnout

Post-traumatic stress disorder is an occupational hazard for activists on the frontline, says Amy Hall.

Filed in: Activism Mental Health

There’s now a cure for hepatitis C… but most can’t afford it

Profit-focused drug companies are failing the ill, says Nick Harvey.

Filed in: Health Medicine Pharmaceuticals Poverty

Cheap drugs and the millionaire whistleblower

Sandhya Srinivasan writes from India on the curious tale of Dinesh Thakur and the generics maker Ranbaxy.

Filed in: Ethics India Pharmaceuticals

$500,000 a week? For kicking a football around?

Money has turned the beautiful game ugly, says Alan Hughes.

Filed in: Economics Media Sport Work

Looking East: could meditation help cure the West's addiction to antidepressants?

Mischa Wilmers asks whether mindfulness meditation could offer a safer, more effective alternative to pharmaceuticals.

Filed in: Mental Health Pharmaceuticals

A British-Gambian recycling project makes great strides

Josh Barrie on a new initiative to provide amputees with a new limb.

Filed in: England Gambia Health Recycling

A creative shift for Vietnam

Art is being used to help disadvantaged children find their place in society. Yan Zhi Lai reports.

Filed in: Art Children Disability Mental Health Vietnam

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