The practice has been dubbed by many as a "social media trend," but whatever the label, the name or the assumption, one thing is certain: Brelfies carry the potential for much-needed positive change...
Although more countries have been passing laws to promote and to protect breast-feeding, the breast-milk substitutes industry continues to present a formidable challenge to achieving universal breast-feeding goals, a new report by United Nations agencies and a large advocacy group reveals.
While plain packaging represents a power tool for tobacco control, it also builds upon other measures that governments have at their disposal to curb tobacco use. It is recommended that plain packaging be used as part of a comprehensive multisectoral approach to tobacco control.
Insecticide-treated bed nets and spraying of homes have proved formidable tools to fight malaria. Concern is growing, however, that hard-fought gains over the past decade could be undermined by insecticide resistance.
Legalizing abortion is not a question of beliefs, taboos or religion -- all that should not even be part of the conversation. Abortion is a question of public health, and it must be dealt with as such.