Government-supported policies to reduce people's salt consumption are highly cost-effective worldwide, a new study reported.
Salt reduction may have big effect on health
Scampering up the wall of his tin shack in Bangladesh's capital, three-year-old Rozzob Ali has the same combination of mischief, charm and boisterous energy as many other boys.
Bangladesh falls short in tackling childhood stunting
Sub-freezing temperatures across swathes of Europe have claimed almost 60 victims in recent days — notably in Poland, Romania and the Balkans — with migrants and the homeless among the most vulnerable, officials said.
Europe’s deep freeze claims new victims
Children with serious behavioral disorders might fare better at school if they get some exercise during the day, a new study suggested.
Exercise: An antidote for behavioral issues in students?
A new model to predict when people are most likely to try different products has been developed by scientists at UCL and Dunnhumby, a customer science company.
New model predicts when people are willing to try new things
Smoking costs the global economy more than $1 trillion a year, and will kill one third more people by 2030 than it does now, according to a study by the World Health Organization and the US National Cancer Institute published on Tuesday.
Smoking costs $1 trillion, soon to kill 8m a year
The growth in divorce rate in the society can raise the frequency of many social disorders including addiction, burglary, poverty and unemployment.
Greater public awareness about divorce essential
A powerful storm walloped California and other parts of the western United States on Sunday, flooding rivers and shutting roads from mudslides in a state that has struggled with drought for years.
US storm brings floods to California, along with snow and ice

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