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Trump Terminates U.S. Ties With the World Health Organization

Trump Terminates U.S. Ties With the World Health Organization

By Jon Queally President Donald Trump at a White House press conference on Friday announced he was “terminating” ties to the World Health Organization, even as the global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic nears 363,000 — including the more than 100,000 dead from the virus in the U.S., many attributed to his own mismanagement […]

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    WHO: Don’t Expose Babies to Electronic Screens

    WHO: Don’t Expose Babies to Electronic Screens

    Infants less than a year old should not be exposed to electronic screens, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. Issuing its first such guidelines, the United Nations health agency said that older children, aged two to four, should be limited to one hour per day sedentary screen time. The guidelines also covered sleep […]

    Study: 93% of Bottled Water Contains Microplastics

    Study: 93% of Bottled Water Contains Microplastics

    You now have another good reason to avoid bottled water. An investigation on brands from around the world determined that the water is often contaminated with tiny pieces of plastic. The new study, conducted by journalism organization Orb Media and researchers at the State University of New York at Fredonia, has already prompted the World […]

    2 Billion People Drink Contaminated Water, Says WHO

    2 Billion People Drink Contaminated Water, Says WHO

    The World Health Organization urges cleaner sanitation practices after new data reveals that at least two billion people do not have access to clean water. The drinking water that is causing nearly 500,000 deaths a year is contaminated with feces, causing cholera, dysentery, intestinal worms, schistosomiasis and trachoma, typhoid and polio. The most serious threats […]

    92% of World’s Population Breathes Toxic Air

    92% of World’s Population Breathes Toxic Air

    By Nadia Prupis More than 90 percent of people on the planet live in places where air pollution levels are dangerously high, and millions of people are dying as a result of the exposure, according to new research from the World Health Organization (WHO) released Tuesday. A polluted Christmas Day at Anyang Normal University, China.V.T. […]