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Daily Mail
Puerto Rico reports first Zika-related death amid outbreakis not known to spread from person to person. Though rare, scientists have fou
Puerto Rico reports first Zika-related death amid outbreak
Daily Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
is not known to spread from person to person. Though rare, scientists have found Zika can be transmitted sexually. The World Health Organisation recently warned the mode of transmission is 'more common than previously assumed'. And, the... Read more
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express
The mental health benefits of living by the seasideof anxiety and mood disorders. Mental health disorders are the leading cause o
The mental health benefits of living by the seaside
express / Posted 4 hours ago
of anxiety and mood disorders. Mental health disorders are the leading cause of disability worldwide, according to the World Health Organisation. Even after taking into account residents' wealth, age, sex and other neighbourhood factors, the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Government urged to act over HIV 'crisis' as cases risetrend in HIV diagnoses". "Official figures are likely to understate the scale
Government urged to act over HIV 'crisis' as cases rise
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 hours ago
trend in HIV diagnoses". "Official figures are likely to understate the scale of the crisis," he added. "According to the World Health Organisation, 30% of people living with HIV are undiagnosed. "It is therefore likely the number of people... Read more
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New Kerala
Vehicular emissions cause huge damage to human physiology, say experts - newkerala.com #56371dust, vehicular emission, industrial point source and biomass account for toxic
Vehicular emissions cause huge damage to human physiology, say experts - newkerala.com #56371
New Kerala / Posted 12 hours ago
dust, vehicular emission, industrial point source and biomass account for toxicity in the air. He added that "As per the World Health Organisation (WHO), diesel emission is considered as a Class One carcinogenic and diesel emission coated with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dangerously Expensive - Youths Opt for Costly, Unsafe Abortionsand use of Medabon (Mifepristone and Misoprostol) for abortions. Mifepristone
Dangerously Expensive - Youths Opt for Costly, Unsafe Abortions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
and use of Medabon (Mifepristone and Misoprostol) for abortions. Mifepristone and Misoprostol are recommended drugs by the World Health Organisation (WHO), and are registered under Kenya's Essential Medicines list of 2010. However, Muraguri warned... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Diesel emissions cause huge damage to human physiology, say expertsdust, vehicular emission, industrial point source and biomass account for toxic
Diesel emissions cause huge damage to human physiology, say experts
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 13 hours ago
dust, vehicular emission, industrial point source and biomass account for toxicity in the air. He added that "As per the World Health Organisation (WHO), diesel emission is considered as a Class One carcinogenic and diesel emission coated with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rising TB Cases Worry District Leadersto raise awareness among the locals so that they can have the chance to diagnos
Rising TB Cases Worry District Leaders
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
to raise awareness among the locals so that they can have the chance to diagnose and treat TB early. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) 2012 report, an estimated 8.6 million people become ill with Tuberculosis and 1.3 million... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Yellow Fever Case Confirmedto take precautions and get vaccinated. The first case of yellow fever was repo
Yellow Fever Case Confirmed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
to take precautions and get vaccinated. The first case of yellow fever was reported in Angola in December last year. The World Health Organisation said the current outbreak is the worst in 30 years. The organisation also urged travellers to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG Tasks Media On Use of Neonatal Commodities for Newborn BabiesNeonatal Commodities" in Kaduna. The meeting was organised by the State Minist
FG Tasks Media On Use of Neonatal Commodities for Newborn Babies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
Neonatal Commodities" in Kaduna. The meeting was organised by the State Ministry of Health in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO). Madu said that the media would play a vital role in educating mothers on the gap that exist... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria's Raging Tuberculosis Crisisas we cannot afford to add a TB epidemic to all the challenges that are already
Nigeria's Raging Tuberculosis Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
as we cannot afford to add a TB epidemic to all the challenges that are already plaguing the nation. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), Nigeria ranks 10th out of the 22 over-burdened tuberculosis countries in the world. Just... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Health Ministry Undergoes Restructuring ProcessMmadinare on Monday where she also visited the village hospital. She said her
Health Ministry Undergoes Restructuring Process
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
Mmadinare on Monday where she also visited the village hospital. She said her ministry was working hand in hand with the World Health Organisation (WHO) to realise this objective. She also stated that WHO had seconded officials who would be... Read more
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Irish Examiner
World should be 'ashamed' of Syria humanitarian crisis: UNbe impunity for this behaviour". Mr O'Brien said the World Food Programme had
World should be 'ashamed' of Syria humanitarian crisis: UN
Irish Examiner / Posted 15 hours ago
be impunity for this behaviour". Mr O'Brien said the World Food Programme had reached 3.7 million people with food and the World Health Organisation vaccinated over 2.1 million children against polio in March. The number of humanitarian convoys... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Glasgow babies tested for booze after shock research shows 42 per cent of mums drink while pregnantDr Mactier's work was very important for increasing understanding of the affect
Glasgow babies tested for booze after shock research shows 42 per cent of mums drink while pregnant
EveningTimes Online / Posted 15 hours ago
Dr Mactier's work was very important for increasing understanding of the affects of alcohol on the foetus. He added that World Health Organisation research showed high levels of awareness regarding the risks of drinking during pregnancy in the UK... Read more
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heraldscotland
Newborn babies tested for alcohol after shock research shows 42 per cent of mums drink while pregnantDr Mactier's work was very important for increasing understanding of the affect
Newborn babies tested for alcohol after shock research shows 42 per cent of mums drink while pregnant
heraldscotland / Posted 15 hours ago
Dr Mactier's work was very important for increasing understanding of the affects of alcohol on the foetus. He added that World Health Organisation research showed high levels of awareness regarding the risks of drinking during pregnancy in the UK... Read more
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New Kerala
NASA-inspired 'miracle suit' saving new mothers from death - newkerala.com #56228Programme which aims to reduce pregnancy- and childbirth-related deaths and ill
NASA-inspired 'miracle suit' saving new mothers from death - newkerala.com #56228
New Kerala / Posted 16 hours ago
Programme which aims to reduce pregnancy- and childbirth-related deaths and illnesses across the globe. By 2012, the World Health Organisation and the International Federation of Gynecologists and Obstetricians both decided to officially... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
World should be 'ashamed' of Syria humanitarian crisis - UNbe impunity for this behaviour". Mr O'Brien said the World Food Programme had
World should be 'ashamed' of Syria humanitarian crisis - UN
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 16 hours ago
be impunity for this behaviour". Mr O'Brien said the World Food Programme had reached 3.7 million people with food and the World Health Organisation vaccinated over 2.1 million children against polio in March. The number of humanitarian convoys... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Breastfeeding Left Out of National Obesity StrategiesOfficer of the NZBA, has just returned from Geneva, where she was the chosen re
Breastfeeding Left Out of National Obesity Strategies
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 19 hours ago
Officer of the NZBA, has just returned from Geneva, where she was the chosen representative for industrialised nations at a World Health Organisation (WHO)/UNICEF-led external review group on breastfeeding.Breastfeeding and its role in preventing... Read more
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heraldscotland
Newborn babies tested for alcohol while in hospitalDr Mactier's work was very important for increasing understanding of the affect
Newborn babies tested for alcohol while in hospital
heraldscotland / Posted 21 hours ago
Dr Mactier's work was very important for increasing understanding of the affects of alcohol on the foetus. He added that World Health Organisation research showed high levels of awareness regarding the risks of drinking during pregnancy in the UK... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zimbabwe tops for safe circumcisionsof Health and Child Care, said at a media forum in Harare that the country had
Zimbabwe tops for safe circumcisions
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
of Health and Child Care, said at a media forum in Harare that the country had achieved much better than the acceptable World Health Organisation limits of 3%. Xaba said the country had managed, as of last year, to circumcise more than 600 000... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SMC in the Sahel - Ending Malaria for Good With Context Specific Approachesusing artemisinin-based combinations. However, in the sub-Saharan area, where
SMC in the Sahel - Ending Malaria for Good With Context Specific Approaches
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
using artemisinin-based combinations. However, in the sub-Saharan area, where malaria is endemic with seasonal peaks, the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) along with the other conventional means in... Read more
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Daily Mail
To save suicidal teens listen to their voicefirst-person pronouns were also clues Suicide is the biggest killer of teenage
To save suicidal teens listen to their voice
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
first-person pronouns were also clues Suicide is the biggest killer of teenage girls across the world, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Now experts have found a way to spot those most at risk of taking their own lives by... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Researchers: Parasitic worms may hold key to cutting spread of HIVin their semen, researchers said. The treatment for schistosomiasis is cheap -
Researchers: Parasitic worms may hold key to cutting spread of HIV
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
in their semen, researchers said. The treatment for schistosomiasis is cheap - the drug has been donated for years to the World Health Organisation (WHO), so this could be a relatively easy way to help cut the spread of HIV, experts said. “In the... Read more
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The Financial Express
Alcohol prohibition poor policy, it’s not a moral problemto be harassed by the police. Prohibition is rejected by most public health sc
Alcohol prohibition poor policy, it’s not a moral problem
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
to be harassed by the police. Prohibition is rejected by most public health scientists who know this field; even the World Health Organisation does not recommend it. The complete lack of a public health approach to alcohol abuse in India is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mauritius Marks World Immunisation Weeksur la Vaccination', a guide offering immunisation information, and the launchi
Mauritius Marks World Immunisation Week
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
sur la Vaccination', a guide offering immunisation information, and the launching of the polio switch as recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Present at the event, the Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Mr Anil Gayan, stated... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Zim circumcision safest in the regionand Child Care told journalists attending a media forum in Harare that country
Zim circumcision safest in the region
New Zimbabwe / Posted yesterday
and Child Care told journalists attending a media forum in Harare that country had achieved much better than the acceptable World Health Organisation (WHO) limits of three percent. “In terms of injuries, Zimbabwe has the safest programme among the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
40 000t Grain for Schools Feeding Schemeimported and produced in the country, writes Bianca Leboho. The monitoring sys
40 000t Grain for Schools Feeding Scheme
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
imported and produced in the country, writes Bianca Leboho. The monitoring system is being done in partnership with the World Health Organisation (WHO). The tool, which will be field tested in the country, is meant to ascertain Zimbabwe's... Read more
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Evening Standard
Jessica Ennis-Hill: Zika virus is a worry … I want more childrenher family comes with serious considerations and potential ramifications with t
Jessica Ennis-Hill: Zika virus is a worry … I want more children
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
her family comes with serious considerations and potential ramifications with the Rio Games in mind, with evidence from the World Health Organisation suggesting a significant outbreak of microcephaly (where a baby’s head is much smaller than... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Denmark could hike tax on red meat in a bid to boost vegetarianism to help environmentper kilo on the price of beef could reduce consumption by 14 per cent, a study
Denmark could hike tax on red meat in a bid to boost vegetarianism to help environment
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
per kilo on the price of beef could reduce consumption by 14 per cent, a study they highlighted suggests. Last year, the World Health Organisation listed processed meat as a cancer-causing substance, and said fresh red meat was bad for... Read more
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Ekklesia
Northern Ireland abortion law 'criminalises women' says Amnestyterminating a pregnancy in the first trimester. Mifepristone and Misoprostol ar
Northern Ireland abortion law 'criminalises women' says Amnesty
Ekklesia / Posted yesterday
terminating a pregnancy in the first trimester. Mifepristone and Misoprostol are on the list of essential medicines of the World Health Organisation. However, the criminalisation of abortion in Northern Ireland means that women and girls take these... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Countries Commemorate Vaccination Weekcoverage. A statement co-signed by the Chief of Health Services in the Ministr
African Countries Commemorate Vaccination Week
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
coverage. A statement co-signed by the Chief of Health Services in the Ministry of Health Dr. Charles Mwansambo and World Health Organisation (WHO) Representative Dr. Eugene Appiah Nyarko said the goal of AVW was to strengthen immunization... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mindset Change for Urban Cleanlinessthe rural areas' type of open waste disposal and management system, which serio
Mindset Change for Urban Cleanliness
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
the rural areas' type of open waste disposal and management system, which seriously endangers urban public health. The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines health as 'State of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Why your decisions matter in the fight against superbugsrecent years, the message about the dangers posed by antibiotic resistant bugs
Why your decisions matter in the fight against superbugs
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
recent years, the message about the dangers posed by antibiotic resistant bugs has increased in urgency. The World Health Organisation warned of a "global crisis", saying the overuse of antibiotics was fuelling dangerously high... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Newborn disease outbreaks push South Korea to stiffen care centre oversighttogether in special rooms. Most of the time, nurses look after the babies grou
Newborn disease outbreaks push South Korea to stiffen care centre oversight
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
together in special rooms. Most of the time, nurses look after the babies grouped about 10 or 20 in a room, though the World Health Organisation advises that mother and child share a room, to promote bonding. Clustering newborns together... Read more
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The Star
Newborn disease outbreaks push South Korea to stiffen care centre oversighttogether in special rooms. Most of the time, nurses look after the babies grou
Newborn disease outbreaks push South Korea to stiffen care centre oversight
The Star / Posted yesterday
together in special rooms. Most of the time, nurses look after the babies grouped about 10 or 20 in a room, though the World Health Organisation advises that mother and child share a room, to promote bonding. Clustering newborns together... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Zika virus vaccine may take 'several years'pain behind the eyes and conjunctivitis. Zika virus disease is usually mild, w
Zika virus vaccine may take 'several years'
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
pain behind the eyes and conjunctivitis. Zika virus disease is usually mild, with symptoms lasting a few days. (Source: World Health Organisation) To stop yellow fever mosquitoes from breeding, spray in and around your home in dark hiding... Read more
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Queensland Times
Zika virus vaccine may take 'several years'pain behind the eyes and conjunctivitis. Zika virus disease is usually mild, w
Zika virus vaccine may take 'several years'
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
pain behind the eyes and conjunctivitis. Zika virus disease is usually mild, with symptoms lasting a few days. (Source: World Health Organisation) To stop yellow fever mosquitoes from breeding, spray in and around your home in dark hiding... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Zika virus vaccine may take 'several years'pain behind the eyes and conjunctivitis. Zika virus disease is usually mild, w
Zika virus vaccine may take 'several years'
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
pain behind the eyes and conjunctivitis. Zika virus disease is usually mild, with symptoms lasting a few days. (Source: World Health Organisation) To stop yellow fever mosquitoes from breeding, spray in and around your home in dark hiding... Read more
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News Mail
Zika virus vaccine may take 'several years'pain behind the eyes and conjunctivitis. Zika virus disease is usually mild, w
Zika virus vaccine may take 'several years'
News Mail / Posted yesterday
pain behind the eyes and conjunctivitis. Zika virus disease is usually mild, with symptoms lasting a few days. (Source: World Health Organisation) To stop yellow fever mosquitoes from breeding, spray in and around your home in dark hiding... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Zika virus vaccine may take 'several years'pain behind the eyes and conjunctivitis. Zika virus disease is usually mild, w
Zika virus vaccine may take 'several years'
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
pain behind the eyes and conjunctivitis. Zika virus disease is usually mild, with symptoms lasting a few days. (Source: World Health Organisation) To stop yellow fever mosquitoes from breeding, spray in and around your home in dark hiding... Read more
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Northern Star
Zika virus vaccine may take 'several years'pain behind the eyes and conjunctivitis. Zika virus disease is usually mild, w
Zika virus vaccine may take 'several years'
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
pain behind the eyes and conjunctivitis. Zika virus disease is usually mild, with symptoms lasting a few days. (Source: World Health Organisation) To stop yellow fever mosquitoes from breeding, spray in and around your home in dark hiding... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Zika virus vaccine may take 'several years'pain behind the eyes and conjunctivitis. Zika virus disease is usually mild, w
Zika virus vaccine may take 'several years'
The Daily Mercury / Posted yesterday
pain behind the eyes and conjunctivitis. Zika virus disease is usually mild, with symptoms lasting a few days. (Source: World Health Organisation) To stop yellow fever mosquitoes from breeding, spray in and around your home in dark hiding... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
UK doctors advocate using e-cigarettesworld's biggest preventable killer, with a predicted death toll of a billion by
UK doctors advocate using e-cigarettes
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
world's biggest preventable killer, with a predicted death toll of a billion by the end of the century, according to the World Health Organisation. Many public health experts think e-cigarettes, or vapes, which do not contain tobacco, are a... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Ministry to destroy, replace polio vaccinetype 1, 2 and 3 poliovirus strains while bivalent OPVs target types 1 and 3. D
Ministry to destroy, replace polio vaccine
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
type 1, 2 and 3 poliovirus strains while bivalent OPVs target types 1 and 3. Dr Amnuay said the change came in response to World Health Organisation (WHO) requirements under the Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan 2013-2018. In September... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mosquitos carrying the deadly Zika virus could reach NEW YORKfor transmission of Zika virus, combined with the rapid cross-continent spread
Mosquitos carrying the deadly Zika virus could reach NEW YORK
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
for transmission of Zika virus, combined with the rapid cross-continent spread we have already seen, emphasise why the World Health Organisation has declared the current outbreak as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern,' said... Read more
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News.com.au
Sugar hit fuelling obesity crisisis more limited the more regional you get,” Ms Wilson said. Most people in reg
Sugar hit fuelling obesity crisis
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
is more limited the more regional you get,” Ms Wilson said. Most people in regional Australia eat more sugar than the World Health Organisation's recommendation (under 10%) - and way more than people in cities. Children, especially teenagers... Read more
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Daily News
CABINET DECISIONSManagement, was approved by the Cabinet of Ministers. Sri Lanka to host WHO Re
CABINET DECISIONS
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Management, was approved by the Cabinet of Ministers. Sri Lanka to host WHO Regional Committee for South East Asia The World Health Organisation Regional Committee for South East Asia established in 1948 provides leadership on health matters... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Anger as controversial weed killer brought back to The ParkThe Park Estate spent several months fighting to ban glyphosate, which has been
Anger as controversial weed killer brought back to The Park
Nottingham Post / Posted 2 days ago
The Park Estate spent several months fighting to ban glyphosate, which has been described as "probably" carcinogenic by the World Health Organisation. Despite getting the estate's management to agree to stop using it, a letter has recently been... Read more
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express
Warning: Californian wine - including ORGANIC wine - could be cancerousone the world’s most widely produced herbicide - is used on crops and vineyards
Warning: Californian wine - including ORGANIC wine - could be cancerous
express / Posted 2 days ago
one the world’s most widely produced herbicide - is used on crops and vineyards to control grass and weeds. Last year, the World Health Organisation moved to classify glyphosate a probable human carcinogen. The chemical has since been linked to... Read more
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Herald Sun
How much sugar we really eatwhere these sugars in our diet are coming from, and the news is not good for so
How much sugar we really eat
Herald Sun / Posted 2 days ago
where these sugars in our diet are coming from, and the news is not good for soft drink and fruit juice manufacturers. The World Health Organisation recommends our sugar consumption should only make up five per cent of our total daily calorie... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
‘Energy’ drinks and childrenthe Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) banned celebrities from advertising alcoholi
‘Energy’ drinks and children
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 2 days ago
the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) banned celebrities from advertising alcoholic beverages. The policy was inspired by the World Health Organisation (WHO). According to Mr John Odame-Darkwa, a Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the FDA, prohibiting... Read more
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