At global tobacco treaty negotiations in Russia, Dr Margaret Chan, Director General of WHO is worried big tobacco is openly going after children.
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Tobacco industry allies tried to persuade government delegations before the global tobacco treaty negotiations began in Moscow, but governments who ratified the treaty voted for public health.
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With the news today that both Dallas nurses are being transferred to another hospital for treatment, it becomes important to learn about bio-safety levels.
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She reported that Cuba for one has already sent 165 health professionals to the region and plans to send nearly 300 more.
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They arrive from over 115 third world countries where tuberculosis kills 2.1 million people annually, and from countries where leprosy thrives.
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29-year-old Amber Vinson flew on a commercial airline within a few hours of when she self-diagnosed as possible Ebola patient. But it isn't even clear if her hospital informed her of the guidelines.
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The CDC and Frontier Airlines are notifying passengers who shared a flight with the second Dallas nurse diagnosed with Ebola the very next day. Frontier Airlines flight 1143 Cleveland to Dallas/Fort Worth on Oct. 13 landing at 8:16 (local time) has
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Indoor air quality concerns more than just fumes and smoke in the house. Dampness and mould pose health risks, especially for people living with asthma.
03:59 Oct 13, 2014
Despite the fact that a health care worker who treated the Ebola patient who recently died had full protective gear they have been diagnosed with Ebola. How could they catch it, is it easier to catch than first thought?
13:23 Oct 12, 2014
Researchers have demonstrated that childhood obesity prevention programmes have a positive health impact on body mass index (BMI - a measure of body fat based upon height and weight). So policies and practices should take this evidence into consider
08:17 Oct 11, 2014
A WHO Conference brought together top experts from around the world to discuss the progress in developing Ebola treatments. Two promising vaccines are being tested.
12:24 Oct 7, 2014
But what astounded Alina Saba, a young indigenous woman participant from Limbu tribe of Nepal, was: 'When I arrived in NYC, I was struck by the level of inequality that exists in this world. of Ne
20:18 Oct 3, 2014
The conflict of interest between pharmaceutical companies/medical manufacturers, and public health is seldom made evident.
12:30 Oct 2, 2014
Hunters kill thousands of dives and think that is a great thing. Beautiful light gray-brown mourning doves may become extinct as hunters kill until they drop.
06:27 Oct 2, 2014
Ebola is here in the U.S. and will soon be in other countries outside of the African continent. Learn the real chances you could catch it.
09:11 Oct 1, 2014
Health and Diet Expert Dr. J Helps Hollywood With All Natural Methods, instead of often times deadly pharmaceutical drugs that have killed many stars.
05:25 Oct 1, 2014
Nurit Greenger writes about and event that empowers women to accept themselves as they are, no matter what size, weight, age, race or body shape they are.
03:16 Oct 1, 2014
There have been other Ebola cases treated in the U.S. but those were all medical workers who became infected while working in Africa. The new case was initially diagnosed Dallas, Texas.
15:21 Sep 30, 2014
World Heart Day, 29th September 2014
01:59 Sep 30, 2014
Incidentally 22nd Cochrane Colloquium on 'evidence-informed public health: challenges and opportunities' theme is being held in Hyderabad, India (21-26 September 2014) and will be followed by the 3rd Global Symposium on Health Systems Research on
17:21 Sep 28, 2014