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Ebola Keeps Coming Back. This Time's It's In A Conflict Zone.
And its return in the Democratic Republic of Congo points to the concerning rise of the worst kind of outbreaks, experts say.
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18 Stunning Photos Of Moms Breastfeeding Around The World
This series features nursing mothers in China, Peru, Kenya, France and beyond.
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Infant Formula Makers Sweetened Mother’s Milk Of Politics With $60 Million In Lobbying Funds
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The companies have also been involved in high-profile controversies in the U.S.
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More Dangerous Outbreaks Are Happening. Why Aren't We Worried About The Next Epidemic?
Ebola. MERS. Zika. Nipah virus. Lassa fever. Rift Valley fever. All were in active outbreaks in June.
Why The FDA Just Approved A Drug For Smallpox, A Disease That No Longer Exists
Smallpox was eradicated in 1980, but there are at least two remaining stores of the virus: one in the U.S., the other in Russia.
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The U.S. Targeted Breastfeeding Abroad. Here At Home, It’s Another Story.
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The U.S. position on a resolution to support breastfeeding counters domestic legislation.
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Baby Formula Industry Has A Long History Of Undermining Breastfeeding Moms
This started way before President Trump and will likely continue long after him.
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Being Transgender Is No Longer Considered A Mental Disorder By World Health Organization
"Leaving it there was causing stigma."
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U.S. Announces Additional $7 Million Donation In Fight Against Ebola In Congo
It’s going to take an estimated $26 million to quell the outbreak, and the U.S. has raised its contribution from $1 million to $8 million.
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WHO Decides Not To Declare International Health Emergency Over Ebola Outbreak
WHO cited the fast response to the outbreak and pending use of a vaccine in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Ebola Is Back And World Health Officials Are Racing To Stop Another Catastrophe
The World Health Organization is proposing to deploy the experimental Ebola vaccine against the new outbreak.
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WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak After Democratic Republic Of The Congo Confirms 2 Cases
This is the second outbreak in under a year for the central African country.
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9 Out Of 10 Air Pollution Deaths Occur In Developing Countries, WHO Study Finds
And almost everyone is breathing toxic air.
'This Is Real Momentum': World TB Day Finally Marks A Promising Shift
The political will needed to end tuberculosis -- the world's top infectious killer -- may have arrived.
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We Can Cure Tuberculosis If World Leaders Step Up
Ambassador Eric Goosby, MD
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It is my hope that on World TB Day, all who care about ending the disease will demand that their leaders act.
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India's Prime Minister Pledges Massive Push To Fight World's Top Infectious Killer
Global health experts consider Modi's commitment to stop tuberculosis to be a game-changer.
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5 Micronutrients That Are Essential For A Child’s Overall Health & Well-Being
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Micronutrients — which consist of vitamins and minerals — are essential for “development, disease prevention and the overall
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Air Pollution Exposed: Why You Might Be Breathing In Tire Waste
It's a little-discussed type of pollution but could be affecting your health.
In Brazil's Most Polluted City, A Tough Choice Between Health And Money
Ana Beatriz Rosa
"When it comes to the air, there’s nothing you can do. You cannot stop breathing."
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Mayors Of The World's Major Cities Speak Out About Air Pollution
The urgent risk kills thousands of people around the globe each year and covers urban landscapes in smog.
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How To Protect Yourself From The Dangers of Air Pollution
“You shouldn’t be breathing air that could be killing you.”
American Parents Are Giving Babies Regular Food Far Too Soon
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Embrace the excuse not to share your food with your kid while you have it.
World Health Organization’s Junk Diagnosis For 'Gaming Disorder' Trivializes Mental Illness
Christopher J. Ferguson
Professor of psychology, media effects researcher and author o...
News media reported this week that the World Health Organization (WHO) is moving ahead with the inclusion of “gaming disorder
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These Are The Reasons You Might Quit Meat In 2018
By Tom Levitt, On Assignment For HuffPost
And it's not just because Leonardo DiCaprio's on board.
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What To Make Of California's New Advice On Cellphones And Radiation
It's safety advice for an unclear, undefined threat to health.
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The Case For Rethinking Breastfeeding Goals
Six months of exclusive nursing is out of reach for many moms. Is it time for a change?
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