In Sochi, an Olympics-inspired health kick is upsetting traditional habits of consumption
Residents of Stoke-on-Trent will be told to ‘Use the stairs more’ and ‘Eat fruit and veg’
Protective measures come amid a spike in the number of H7N9 cases
No evidence Shanghai doctor came into contact with live birds, underscoring danger of human-to-human transmission of H7N9 strain
French multiple sclerosis patients will be able to use Sativex, an oral spray
But the overall smoking rate has decreased dramatically since 1980
Indonesian woman in critical condition after apparently being infected with H7N9 strand during visit to neighboring Chinese city of Shenzhen
SARS-like virus has sickened at least 160 worldwide
Less than a week after the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed that 10 Syrian children had been paralyzed by polio, the Syrian regime capitalized on their suffering for propaganda purposes.
It’s also World Polio Day
Countries with harsh drug laws have higher addict death rates
European Union leaders struggling to surmount a massive horsemeat-for-beef scandal stun incredulous observers by reauthorizing livestock feed banned in 1997 to battle deadly Mad Cow epidemic.
An alleged gang rape in New Delhi has prompted calls for change by women’s-rights groups and violent clashes between police and anti-rape protests in the nation’s capital.