New research suggests people with an opioid dependency are 10 times more likely to die within a four-year period if treated in a general healthcare setting than people without substance abuse issues.
Opioid addiction increases death risk tenfold
House hunters take just 27 minutes on average making their mind up to buy a property, a survey found.
Most people make decision to buy a home in just 27 minutes
General Motors Co. plans to launch 10 electric and gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles in China by 2020, an executive said, as automakers speed up the rollout of alternative vehicles under pressure from Beijing to promote the industry.
GM plans to launch 10 electric cars in China by 2020
Pollution from Europe helped cause a drought in India that was one of the country’s worst ever natural disasters, affecting more than 130 million people, according to new research.
European pollution helped cause one of India's worst-ever droughts
The Sixth Development Plan (2017-2022) has assigned the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology to prepare plans to make all Iranian schools smart and supply electronic textbooks, said the deputy communications minister for planning and strategic supervision.
Plans to provide electronic services to schools
UN’s education envoy has unveiled a new model that could provide every child with access to education by 2030.
UN: New education model can ‘achieve much more’
A new study shows that African-American children who experience discrimination are at a greater risk of having asthma.
Discrimination linked to increased pediatric asthma rates
Housing problems in England are causing people to suffer anxiety, depression and panic attacks, said Shelter, the housing and homelessness charity.
Housing problems causing mental illness in UK
Rising sea levels caused by climate change may drive US coastal residents to areas far from the seaboard, not just to adjacent inland regions, according to a study published online in the journal Nature Climate Change.
Rising seas push some US migration to areas far from coast
With 18.8 million people — nearly three in four inhabitants — in need of humanitarian aid, including 10.3 million requiring immediate assistance, Yemen is now the largest single-nation humanitarian crisis in the world, the United Nations informs while warning that the two-year war is rapidly pushing the country towards ‘social, economic and institutional collapse’.
Yemen, world’s largest humanitarian crisis

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