Tagged:All posts tagged: disease

Results: 8

Interviews

The Other Side of Impossible: An Interview with Susannah Meadows

When journalist Susannah Meadows found out that her son was chronically ill and not getting better, she was determined to heal him with alternative methods.

Books

His Final Battle: 5 Books on FDR's Quiet Battle Against Polio

These 5 books on FDR and polio, including Joseph Lelyveld's book His Final Battle, help us understand FDR's private and public struggle with the disease.

Books

Read, Spray, Repeat: A Reader’s Guide to the Mosquito’s Life

Like disease itself, mosquitoes have always been part of the human story. Drop the swatter and pick up these books to understand this pesky creature.

Issues

The Zika Virus: A Pandemic Like No Other?

Sonia Shah, author of Pandemic, joins Signature to contextualize the role of the Zika pandemic in the ongoing battle between us and evolving viruses.

News

The Absence of Angels: 9 Quotes From Authors Affected By AIDS

In honor of World AIDS Day, here are 9 authors touched by firsthand experiences with HIV/AIDS, plenty of whom are still writing about their experience today

News

The Biography of a Plague: Books to Put Ebola in Perspective

News outlets responding to the ebola outbreak are walking a fine line between caution and paranoia. Take a deep breath (but, maybe, not too deep?) and get a little perspective by checking out these histories of past epidemics.