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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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U.N. Health Official Discusses New Vaccination To Fight Cholera in Haiti

New York, N.Y. The World Health Organization (WHO) Representative for Haiti, Jean-Luc Poncelet today stressed that vaccines along with water chlorination programmes, and longer-term efforts to improve water and the overall health system are vital to fight the prevalence of cholera in the country.           A woman sleeps on the steps of […]

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Nobel Laureates Challenge Greenpeace Anti-GMO Campaign

Washington, D.C. More than 100 Nobel Prize winners are calling on Greenpeace and other environmental activist groups to cease their opposition to genetically modified foods, saying they pose no danger to health and can even be beneficial. Photo:International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)/Flickr. The Nobel laureates say Greenpeace and its allies “should re-examine the experience of […]

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July 4th: Remember Those Veterans Who Battle Invisible Wounds

Nesconset, N.Y. For many, July 4th is a reminder that we are a free country and it is celebrated with fireworks. In fact, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the annual amount spent on those fireworks in the country is over $480 million. While many people are celebrating their freedom, they may not be aware […]

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Promising Vaccines Developed Against Zika Virus

Geneva, Switzerland. In February, the World Health Organization declared the Zika epidemic a global public health emergency. Since then, drugmakers have been working to create vaccines that could protect against it. Photo: NIH Image Gallery/Flickr Two have proven extremely effective in mouse experiments. One of the drugs is a so-called DNA vaccine, engineered from a […]

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VIPs Share Secrets of Success at Entrepreneurship Summit

New York, N.Y.  Hundreds of entrepreneurs from all over the world have gathered in California for their chance at access to important policymakers, investors and people who have already accomplished on grand scales what they are trying to do. President Obama in his message to entrepreneurs at the GES 2016 Photo: 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit / Facebook […]

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Yoga Day, Shows Importance Of Healthy Living In Realizing Global Goals

New York, N.Y. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged everyone to embrace healthier choices and lifestyles and to commit to unity with other human beings, regardless of ethnicity, faith, age, gender identity or sexual orientation. Participants practice yoga during a special event celebrating the first International Day of Yoga at UN Headquarters (2015). UN […]

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Did You Know? Drinking Hot Beverages Linked To Cancer

New York, N.Y.  Next time you fix yourself a hot tea or coffee, letting it cool off a bit could help you avoid cancer, according to a new study by the U.N. cancer research agency. Photo: Julius Schorzman /Assemble Me. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), part of the World Health Organization, said on […]

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