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Leveraging UV Light for a Healthier & Odor-Free Home

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The dreadful multistate E. coli outbreak at Chipotle, which hospitalized 21, is among a number of high profile situations underscoring the danger of—and our collective vulnerability to–bacterium-born illness. Whether you’re frequenting a restaurant, retail store, business office, sports complex or any other facility where clients, customers, business associates, patrons, visitors and even resident employees can […]

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5 Ways Memberships Are Changing Health and Wellness for Everyone

ONTARIO, California – (August 23, 2016) – A common complaint in most households around the country is that health care expenses are out of control, and for some families they are causing problems. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that more than 25 percent of families in the country experience a financial […]

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Nigeria Polio Vaccination Kicks Off in Northeast Amid Insecurity

ABUJA  Nigeria’s health ministry is kicking off a polio vaccination campaign in the northeast, after two fresh cases of the virus were discovered there earlier this month. But the ongoing conflict against Boko Haram may slow down response efforts.                                                                              Photo: CDC Global/Flickr The two new cases in Borno state were discovered within days of […]

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Hundreds of Autism-linked Genes Discovered

The causes of autism are murky, varied and complex. But researchers have taken a step forward, identifying hundreds of new genes that may play a role in the development of autism — a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects children’s ability to communicate, learn and socialize.                       […]

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How Meditation is Helping Veterans Heal

BLUEMONT, Virginia – (August 11, 2016) – As the number of veterans diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, and other related conditions continues to rise, many are finding relief in a surprising way. These veterans are closing their eyes and silently thinking a simple sound known as a mantra. Much to their surprise, […]

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Health Agency Urges Speeding Up Efforts on (NCD) Diseases

New York, N.Y. Governments must make greater efforts to protect people from heart disease, cancers, diabetes and lung disease – the leading causes of death among the elderly – the United Nations health agency today said.                                       […]

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Optimism About Ending AIDS Misplaced, Some Experts Say

Johannesburg Everyone agrees it sounds like a wonderful goal: The U.N. AIDS agency aims to end the deadly epidemic by the year 2030.                                                  Photo: ZEISS Microscopy/Flickr The agency’s “90-90-90” treatment plan, using […]

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Drug-Resistant Malaria Stirs Concern in Africa

Dakar, Senegal The number of new malaria cases in Africa fell 42 percent from 2000 to 2015, according to the World Health Organization. The drop was due in large part to insecticide-treated mosquito nets, indoor spraying and better access to effective treatments. But this progress could be derailed by a new wave of drug-resistant malaria that’s […]

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The Heart of Mental Health and Well-being at the United Nations

In NYC: Songs of Peter, Paul & Mary to be Performed by Peter & Paul

Matt Scott to Run Organization for Autism Research Marathon in NYC

Ugandan-Indian Filmmaker Mira Nair – Brilliant Thought Leader

Advocating Fair Trade, Hands In Attends NYC’s Fashion Event

Mark Zuckerberg Pledges $3 Billion of His Shares to End Disease