It’s fair to say 2023 has been a difficult year in a lot of ways.
Did anything good happen in 2023? Actually, yes!
and Washington Post staff
The WHO approved a new and affordable malaria vaccine
The FDA approved a groundbreaking pill to treat postpartum depression
Two sickle cell disease treatments gained approval
We learned more about dementia and memory loss — and how to prevent them
After 20 years, countries agreed a treaty to protect the oceans
Brazil deforestation falls after reaching 15-year high
Even in a year of difficult news, moments of humanity shone through