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The WHO recognizes that the 'silent epidemic' of viral hepatitis affects a large part of the world's population causing over 1.4 million deaths every year, yet remains largely unknown or ignored.
08:31 Jun 28, 2014
Breakthrough back care book to be given away free on Amazon for four days starting Thursday 6/19 through Sunday 6/22.
05:34 Jun 22, 2014
65% of the world's population lives in countries where obesity leads to more deaths than underweight. In 2012, over 40 million children under the age of five were considered overweight
17:31 Jun 21, 2014
The first-ever phase-II extended-safety study (formally called MTN017) of a rectal microbicide in the Asia-Pacific region has begun in Chiang Mai, Thailand since February 2014.
11:05 Jun 13, 2014
Despite women's rights to economic, social and cultural equality, poverty and discrimination still remains the reality for a large majority of them in the Asia Pacific region.
09:45 Jun 6, 2014
Chicago - After an interminable winter, it is sunny and 86 degrees in Chicago. Tank tops and shorts are the couture of the day in Millennium Park, in the heart of downtown - except for some young women visiting from Asia. They are also in summer clo
19:55 Jun 5, 2014
Grassroots women of the Asia Pacific region have borne the brunt of the unrelenting global desire for increased consumption and accumulation of wealth by a tiny minority.
13:28 Jun 5, 2014
The Asia and the Pacific region contains some of the world's most powerful economies and the 21st Century is often touted to belong to this region. Yet the region is home to 66% of the world's poorest poor.
11:58 Jun 5, 2014
The 2nd Asia Pacific Feminist Forum, organized by the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development kickstarted in Chiang Mai, Thailand, with 300 feminists from 30 countries
12:45 Jun 3, 2014
Martha Rosenberg investigates 'Teflon Egg Don,' and his son Peter who may plead guilty to introducing adulterated food into interstate commerce and causing a nationwide salmonella outbreak
21:50 Jun 2, 2014
A potentially path-breaking report shows that the introduction of a uniform specific tax accounting for 70% of Pakistan's average cigarette price could lead to half a million smokers quitting,
12:15 Jun 2, 2014
For World No Tobacco Day 2014, World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners call on countries to raise taxes on tobacco. Increasing taxes on tobacco is considered to be the most cost-effective tobacco control measure. An increase of 10% in tob
13:50 May 29, 2014
The nexus between tobacco use, diabetes and tuberculosis (TB) cannot be ignored.
08:35 May 27, 2014
Despite our country's freedom and prosperity, Americans are not happy and numbers are falling. Chronic unhappiness affects all areas of our lives resulting in overwhelming physical and emotional health issues
19:08 May 24, 2014
The upscale new Swan Day Spa in Pasadena is rumored to be attracting stars that secretly live in the area.
09:37 May 23, 2014
Martha Rosenberg warns that these health myths about what we eat, the products we buy and even the diseases we should be fear are not what we are told they are.
08:15 May 22, 2014
E-cigrattes were once touted as the answer to all the smoking-related illnesses that cost healthcare services millions. But are they really a panacea?
13:41 May 21, 2014
Cervical cancer, a preventable cancer, continues to be the second most common cancer among women globally. Scientists and researchers from around the world brainstormed in sessions on cervical cancer management and control
17:17 May 11, 2014
This is the sub theme of this year's (2014) World Asthma Day (WAD), which was first celebrated in 1998 in conjunction with the first World Asthma Meeting in Barcelona.
15:19 May 11, 2014
Investigative reporter, Martha Rosenberg, reviews the chronic wasting disease problem with deer in Wisconsin, that is devastating herds and will kill people.
20:54 May 6, 2014

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