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  • WFP food deliveries in Ebola quarantine zones
    WFP needs funding for Ebola response
    The UN World Food Programme (WFP) says it needs US $ 70 million for the emergency response to the Ebola virus outbreak. WFP is distributing food in West African countries impacted by the spread of the deadly virus.The UN food agency is also...
  • Diseases your doctor may not diagnose correctly
    Diseases your doctor may not diagnose correctly
    You go to the doctor to complain about various aches and pains -- do you get the correct diagnosis? According to an article on Health.com on August 26, 2014, many health care officials do not get down to the right diagnosis and sometimes assume a...
  • Ebola and food: What you need to know
    Ebola and food: What you need to know
    With the current state of Ebola outbreaks happening throughout the world and making its way to the United States, Food Safety News and the World Health Organization (WHO) have released today, August 26, 2014 some reminders centering on Ebola and...
  • Overcoming fear of vector borne diseases!
    Overcoming fear of vector borne diseases!
    As travel increases worldwide, many are increasingly becoming afraid of contracting vector-borne diseases, especially if they have no idea of what should be done in the event they are bitten or stung by a disease carrying insect. Apart from...
  • The Streets With A Sidewalk Marked For Pedestrians And Cyclists
    Compact and connected street networks linked to better health
    Intersection density linked to a reduction in obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes and heart diseaseLiterature associated to the built environment to health outcomes is vast, it glosses over the role that specific street network characteristics...
  • Protesters
    Couple: Catholic church asking parishioners to house illegals, stay silent
    On Tuesday, a retired doctor and his wife told radio talk show Rush Limbaugh that the Archdiocese of San Bernardino has decided to absorb the flood of illegal immigrants by asking parishioners to take them into their homes. Moreover, the couple...
  • Deadly Ebola Virus Graph
    Deadliest ebola strain threatening humanity. Horror blamed on surprising reasons
    Experts are meeting in Africa this week in attempt to develop a plan for stopping the planet’s largest outbreak of the deadliest ebola virusstrain in history from continuing to spread. WHO gave hopein conquering the outbreak Thursday after...
  • Fact or fiction: An illness free society
    Fact or fiction: An illness free society
    Anyone who peruses the news lately has seen stories on "super bugs," antibiotic fighting diseases and other illnesses right out of the most gruesome science fiction novels. According to a feature published today, March 25, 2014, in the...
  • Readers Digest Book Foods that Harm Foods that Heal
    Readers Digest Book Foods that Harm Foods that Heal
    Reader’s Digest Book:Foods That Harm Foods That Heal an A-Z guide to safe and healthy eating has 400 pages filled with scientific evidence of foods that will help lower your risk of common diseases and tells which foods to eat when you get...
  • Health alert: Listeria outbreak!
    Health alert: Listeria outbreak!
    As is being reported today, February 24, 2014 by Food Safety News, there is a confirmed listeria outbreak currently enveloping two states: California and Maryland. So far there has been one fatality in California and many illnesses in Maryland...
  • Hookah
    Dangerous complications from Hookah smoking
    Tobacco free water pipes does not reduce health risksWater pipe tobacco smoking is increasing in prevalence worldwide; in the United States, 10-20% of some young adult populations are current water pipe users. Young people view hookah smoking as...
  • Discovery of a new disease: Sitting
    Discovery of a new disease: Sitting!
    As is being reported today, February 20, 2014 in the USA Today, there is a new disease striking many Americans. This disease is becoming quite common and everyone is a possible candidate to get it. This new disease is called... sitting!A recent...
  • American Heart Month
    February: American Heart Month
    February is always associated with Valentine’s Day and Black History Month but did you know that February is also American Heart Month? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention a whopping 600,000 people, both woman and men...
  • Food poisoning germ may trigger Multiple Sclerosis
    Food poisoning germ may trigger Multiple Sclerosis, study suggests
    Food poisoning could trigger Multiple Sclerosis, according to a just-released research study.Tests in mice from researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York shows that a toxin that causes food poisoning may cause damage in the brain...
  • Jet Li
    Living With Hyperthroidism Expendables Actor Jet Li
    Jet Li recently announced he has “Hyperthyroidism”. He has been dealing with the condition for the past three years and has managed to continue his work. According to the Associated press Jet Li has suffered from over active thyroid...