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The Toledo Blade
No-swimming advisory stays, but toxin level is safethe water is only 6 parts per billion - well below the 20 ppb threshold for swi
The Toledo Blade / Posted 12 hours ago
the water is only 6 parts per billion - well below the 20 ppb threshold for swimming and other activity established by the World Health Organization. The department is continuing to advise people as a precaution not to swim or wade in the Maumee,... Read more
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CTV News
Superbug's spread to Vietnam threatens malaria controldetected in parts of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos. Malaria is a mosquito-borne d
CTV News / Posted 14 hours ago
detected in parts of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos. Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease especially deadly to children. The World Health Organization estimates 429,000 people, mostly in Africa, died from the illness in 2015. Key strategies against... Read more
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Newsmax
Half Hour's Daily Exercise Boosts Longevitycan be unaffordable for the world's poorest people. Yet walking is free and bri
Newsmax / Posted 16 hours ago
can be unaffordable for the world's poorest people. Yet walking is free and brings substantial health gains. The World Health Organization recommends that adults aged 18 to 64 do at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic physical... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Health Workers Race to Contain Cholera Outbreak in Northeastwith oral rehydration salts. The latest figures represent a 1.8 percent fatali
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
with oral rehydration salts. The latest figures represent a 1.8 percent fatality rate - above the 1 percent rate that the World Health Organization rates as an emergency. The short incubation period of two hours to five days means the disease can... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaria warning as resistant strain spreads to Vietnamdrug. The parasite mutation spotted by Dondorp's team notably confers resistanc
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 hours ago
drug. The parasite mutation spotted by Dondorp's team notably confers resistance to the drug piperaquine. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) there were at least 212 million cases of malaria in 2015 and 429,000 deaths. The disease is... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Effective Anti-flu Vaccination Campaign in Holguinelbow when sneezing and coughing, among others, to prevent the spread of respir
Radio Angulo / Posted 17 hours ago
elbow when sneezing and coughing, among others, to prevent the spread of respiratory diseases. According to data from the World Health Organization, the influenza virus is very contagious and causes three to five million sick people and up to 500... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Fetal deaths rose 58% after Flint switched to lead-poisoned watereventually switched back in October 2015. Lead is a cumulative toxin that affe
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 17 hours ago
eventually switched back in October 2015. Lead is a cumulative toxin that affects multiple body systems, according to the World Health Organization. It is associated with an increased risk of high blood pressure and kidney damage. Young children... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Fetal deaths rose 58% after Flint switched to lead-poisoned watereventually switched back in October 2015. Lead is a cumulative toxin that affe
Stamford Advocate / Posted 18 hours ago
eventually switched back in October 2015. Lead is a cumulative toxin that affects multiple body systems, according to the World Health Organization. It is associated with an increased risk of high blood pressure and kidney damage. Young children... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Fetal deaths rose 58% after Flint switched to lead-poisoned watereventually switched back in October 2015. Lead is a cumulative toxin that affe
Connecticut Post / Posted 18 hours ago
eventually switched back in October 2015. Lead is a cumulative toxin that affects multiple body systems, according to the World Health Organization. It is associated with an increased risk of high blood pressure and kidney damage. Young children... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. seeks urgent action on Myanmar, while U.N. eyes $200 mln for refugeesa public health disaster unless help is increased massively. “We need to scale
Reuters / Posted 19 hours ago
a public health disaster unless help is increased massively. “We need to scale up quickly,” said Dr N. Paranietharan, the World Health Organization representative in Bangladesh. “If we don’t drastically improve water and sanitation we will face... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Flint's lead-poisoned water had a 'horrifyingly large' effect...observed in Detroit. Although the EPA threshold for safe drinking water is 15
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 19 hours ago
observed in Detroit. Although the EPA threshold for safe drinking water is 15 parts of lead per billion, according to the World Health Organization "there is no known level of lead exposure that is considered safe." Flint, according to 2016... Read more
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Business Insider
Fetal deaths rose 58% after Flint switched to lead-poisoned watereventually switched back in October 2015. Lead is a cumulative toxin that aff
Business Insider / Posted 20 hours ago
eventually switched back in October 2015. Lead is a cumulative toxin that affects multiple body systems, according to the World Health Organization. It is associated with an increased risk of high blood pressure and kidney damage. Young children... Read more
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iafrica.com
House-cleaning, walking to work, staves off deathcame from, the type of activity, or whether it was undertaken for leisure or as
iafrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
came from, the type of activity, or whether it was undertaken for leisure or as part of daily transport or housework. The World Health Organization recommends at least 150 minutes of "moderate-intensity", or 75 minutes of "vigorous-intensity"... Read more
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The Manila Times
House-cleaning, walking to work, staves off death – studycame from, the type of activity, or whether it was undertaken for leisure or as
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
came from, the type of activity, or whether it was undertaken for leisure or as part of daily transport or housework. The World Health Organization recommends at least 150 minutes of “moderate-intensity”, or 75 minutes of “vigorous-intensity”... Read more
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asianage
Half an hour of physical activity reduces risk of death, says studycame from, the type of activity, or whether it was undertaken for leisure or as
asianage / Posted yesterday
came from, the type of activity, or whether it was undertaken for leisure or as part of daily transport or housework. The World Health Organization recommends at least 150 minutes of "moderate-intensity", or 75 minutes of "vigorous-intensity"... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Walking to work may keep heart healthy, death at bay, says studycame from, the type of activity, or whether it was undertaken for leisure or as
Decclan Chronicle / Posted yesterday
came from, the type of activity, or whether it was undertaken for leisure or as part of daily transport or housework. The World Health Organization recommends at least 150 minutes of "moderate-intensity", or 75 minutes of "vigorous-intensity"... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
World Health Organization: The World Is Running Out Of AntibioticsFORT SMITH (KFSM) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) released a new report
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted yesterday
FORT SMITH (KFSM) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) released a new report saying when it comes to antibiotics, too few are in development and it's likely people's resistance to antibiotics will surpass the amount of medication being tested. The... Read more
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The News & Observer
Flint's lead-poisoned water had a 'horrifyingly large' effect on fetal deaths, study findsobserved in Detroit. Although the EPA threshold for safe drinking water is 15
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
observed in Detroit. Although the EPA threshold for safe drinking water is 15 parts of lead per billion, according to the World Health Organization "there is no known level of lead exposure that is considered safe." Flint, according to 2016... Read more
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Daily Mail
Household activities such as gardening can save your life, study sayswho did not follow them. And the study confirmed that physical activity is lin
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
who did not follow them. And the study confirmed that physical activity is linked to a lower risk of mortality. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that adults aged 18 to 64 get 150 minutes of aerobic exercise throughout the week.... Read more
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TribLIVE
Stronger flu vaccine for elderly could help younger adults with chronic conditionscancer immune therapy work for you? Health Department says medical marijuana g
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
cancer immune therapy work for you? Health Department says medical marijuana growing licenses not changing hands World Health Organization warns of possible superbug 'global health emergency' Sen. Daylin Leach asks Keystone ReLeaf to... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Anti-Smoking Campaign Endorses Using E-Cigarettesto PHE’s Professor John Newton. Stoptober’s acceptance of e-cigarettes has draw
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
to PHE’s Professor John Newton. Stoptober’s acceptance of e-cigarettes has drawn criticism as other groups, like the World Health Organization, maintain that vaping is unhealthy. England’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence... Read more
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New Kerala
Look out world, here comes the Canadian Patient Safety Institute - newkerala news #27376421, 2017 : The Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) is stepping onto the wo
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
21, 2017 : The Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) is stepping onto the world stage as a Collaborating Centre of the World Health Organization. The WHO has officially designated CPSI as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Patient Safety and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Global Fund Team Ends Visit to LiberiaGovernment of Liberia to have eradicated Ebola and the level of work done so fa
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Government of Liberia to have eradicated Ebola and the level of work done so far toward ending AIDS, TB and Malaria. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared Liberia free of the Ebola virus in January 2016. The disease killed more than 4,800... Read more
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TribLIVE
UPMC invests and expands services in Rome hospitalcancer immune therapy work for you? Health Department says medical marijuana g
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
cancer immune therapy work for you? Health Department says medical marijuana growing licenses not changing hands World Health Organization warns of possible superbug 'global health emergency' Sen. Daylin Leach asks Keystone ReLeaf to... Read more
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TribLIVE
UPMC expands in Italycancer immune therapy work for you? Health Department says medical marijuana g
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
cancer immune therapy work for you? Health Department says medical marijuana growing licenses not changing hands World Health Organization warns of possible superbug 'global health emergency' Sen. Daylin Leach asks Keystone ReLeaf to... Read more
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CTV News
Gender stereotypes are firmly rooted by age 10: global studyKristin Mmari, lead researcher for the qualitative research at the Global Early
CTV News / Posted yesterday
Kristin Mmari, lead researcher for the qualitative research at the Global Early Adolescent Study, a partnership between the World Health Organization and Johns Hopkins University. "Yet we see billions of dollars around the world invested in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Must Lead Global Battle Against Counterfeit Medicines, Congo Tells General Assemblycountries, President Denis Sassou Nguesso said, noting that the scourge claims
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
countries, President Denis Sassou Nguesso said, noting that the scourge claims 800,000 lives a year, according to the UN World Health Organization, and the traffic also funds international terrorism. "About 10 per cent of medicines currently in... Read more
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iafrica.com
Gender stereotypes are firmly rooted by age 10Kristin Mmari, lead researcher for the qualitative research at the Global Early
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kristin Mmari, lead researcher for the qualitative research at the Global Early Adolescent Study, a partnership between the World Health Organization and Johns Hopkins University. "Yet we see billions of dollars around the world invested in... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Cambodia to Vietnam: Superbug's spread threatens malaria controldetected in parts of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos. Malaria is a mosquito-borne d
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
detected in parts of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos. Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease especially deadly to children. The World Health Organization estimates 429,000 people, mostly in Africa, died from the illness in 2015. Key strategies against... Read more
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TribLIVE
Will cancer immune therapy work for you?the immune system, not treating the tumor.” Health Department says medical mar
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
the immune system, not treating the tumor.” Health Department says medical marijuana growing licenses not changing hands World Health Organization warns of possible superbug 'global health emergency' Sen. Daylin Leach asks Keystone ReLeaf to... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Superbug's spread to Vietnam threatens malaria controldetected in parts of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos. Malaria is a mosquito-borne d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
detected in parts of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos. Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease especially deadly to children. The World Health Organization estimates 429,000 people, mostly in Africa, died from the illness in 2015. Key strategies against... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Superbug's spread to Vietnam threatens malaria controldetected in parts of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos. Malaria is a mosquito-borne d
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
detected in parts of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos. Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease especially deadly to children. The World Health Organization estimates 429,000 people, mostly in Africa, died from the illness in 2015. Key strategies against... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Seniors housing satisfaction gets failing gradereleased last Friday, asked residents to rate their satisfaction on eight “doma
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 2 days ago
released last Friday, asked residents to rate their satisfaction on eight “domains of community life” compiled by the World Health Organization (WHO) as vital for community wellness. “This report signifies the beginning of another important... Read more
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BBC News
The front line in the yellow fever fighthave had to counter another, potentially more dangerous, mosquito-borne virus:
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
have had to counter another, potentially more dangerous, mosquito-borne virus: Yellow fever. In its 16 June report, the World Health Organization (WHO) said that 345 people are reported to have died from yellow fever in the last seven months... Read more
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Daily Mail
Damaging stereotypes about women rooted in girls as young as TENChandra Mouli, co-director at the Adolescents and at-Risk Populations Team, Rep
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Chandra Mouli, co-director at the Adolescents and at-Risk Populations Team, Reproductive Health and Research Department, World Health Organization, said: 'We know from research studies and programmatic experience that unequal gender norms can be... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Health unit launches new e-newsletterto promote health. The communities that we live in impact our physical and psyc
Northumberland Today / Posted 2 days ago
to promote health. The communities that we live in impact our physical and psychological health and wellbeing, and the World Health Organization recommends the need to 'place health and health equity at the heart of urban governance and... Read more
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CTV News
Antibiotics shortfall could turn back the clock on modern medicine: WHOis outpacing the development of new treatments, leading to a global shortage of
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
is outpacing the development of new treatments, leading to a global shortage of effective antibiotics, according to the World Health Organization. The agency warns this “global health emergency” threatens to undo decades of progress made by... Read more
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New York Post
World’s third most debilitating medical condition is invisibleAmerican Migraine Foundation. Migraine is the third most debilitating medical
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
American Migraine Foundation. Migraine is the third most debilitating medical condition on the planet, according to the World Health Organization. Helpful non-sufferers suggest the latest miracle treatments: piercing the middle of the ear,... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
A Neglected Family Of Killer Virusesof Disease data. An estimated 257 million people are living with hepatitis B a
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
of Disease data. An estimated 257 million people are living with hepatitis B and 71 million have hepatitis C, per the World Health Organization. Most of them — 89 percent with hepatitis B and 80 percent with hepatitis C — don't realize they're... Read more
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Daily Mail
Good and bad moods can be 'picked up' from friends, but not depressionaffected by the mood of their friends would be beneficial in informing interven
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
affected by the mood of their friends would be beneficial in informing interventions tackling adolescent depression.' The World Health Organization has estimated that depression affects 350 million people across the world, impacting on people's... Read more
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Market Watch
Rigid gender stereotypes tied to increased depression, violence and suicide in childrenthe Global Early Adolescent Study based at Johns Hopkins University, which cond
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
the Global Early Adolescent Study based at Johns Hopkins University, which conducted the research in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO). ‘The myth that girls are weak and boys are strong was so globally pervasive we saw it play... Read more
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Raw Story
Teen violence, depression and suicide have a link to strict gender roles — and that ‘hurts everybody’Blum — director of Johns Hopkins University’s Global Early Adolescent Study — a
Raw Story / Posted 2 days ago
Blum — director of Johns Hopkins University’s Global Early Adolescent Study — and carried out in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO). “The myth that girls are weak and boys are strong, that girls are vulnerable and boys are... Read more
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New Kerala
New study shows people with schizophrenia are dying younger - newkerala news #273543illness and addiction. CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto,
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
illness and addiction. CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, and is a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Centre. For more information, please visit camh.ca or follow @CAMHnews on Twitter.... Read more
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ajc.com
Groundbreaking study finds rigid gender stereotypes in children tied to higher depression, violence, suicide riska day care center for children aged 12 months to six years on December 22, 2011
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
a day care center for children aged 12 months to six years on December 22, 2011 in Munich, Germany. New research from the World Health Organization and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health shows exposure to rigid gender norms can be... Read more
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New Kerala
World hunger again on the rise, driven by conflict and climate change, new UN report says - newkerala news #273515for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) the World Food Programme (WFP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) said in their joint foreword to the report. They stressed that some of the highest... Read more
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New Kerala
World hunger again on the rise, driven by conflict and climate change, new UN report says - newkerala news #273507for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) the World Food Programme (WFP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) said in their joint foreword to the report. They stressed that some of the highest... Read more
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dna
Teens risk suicide, drugs and AIDS due to gender "straitjacket"where they're acutely aware of what's going on," he told the Thomson Reuters Fo
dna / Posted 2 days ago
where they're acutely aware of what's going on," he told the Thomson Reuters Foundation. The U.S.-based university and the World Health Organization interviewed about 450 adolescents over four years in countries ranging from the United States and... Read more
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TribLIVE
World is running low on antibiotics, World Health Organization says | TribLIVE Obituaries Front Bridgeville Area NewsSewickley HeraldMurrysville
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
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TribLIVE
Health Department says medical marijuana growing licenses not changing handsReach him at 412-320-7991, bschmitt@tribweb.com or via Twitter at @Bencschmitt.
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
Reach him at 412-320-7991, bschmitt@tribweb.com or via Twitter at @Bencschmitt. World is running low on antibiotics, World Health Organization says Sen. Daylin Leach asks Keystone ReLeaf to reconsider move to halt medical marijuana in... Read more
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Market Watch
Swiss startup says high-tech water filter can remove bacteria, viruses and plasticdiscovered in tap water taken from Congress buildings and the U.S. Environmenta
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
discovered in tap water taken from Congress buildings and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s headquarters. The World Health Organization estimates that 844 million people lack even a basic drinking-water service and 159 million of those... Read more
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