Researchers at the University of Connecticut found evidence that electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, may be as harmful as tobacco cigarettes.
Study finds e-cigarettes may be as harmful as smoking tobacco
Children in areas affected by conflict and disasters are among the most vulnerable, the United Nations International Labor Organization (ILO) in warning on the World Day Against Child Labour, making a strong call for an end to the scourge, especially as children trapped in crisis risk falling prey to trafficking or being forced into hazardous work.
UN urges protection for children in conflicts and disasters
Canada had the second-highest medication costs for common conditions such as high blood pressure and cholesterol in 2015 compared to nine other affluent countries with universal healthcare systems, suggested a new study calling for a national drug plan to lower prices.
Canada a ‘poor performer’ in medication costs for common condition
Female temporary employees are 1.4 times more susceptible to hypertension than regular female workers due to stress from unstable job security, a survey showed.
Unstable job security leads to more hypertension for female workers
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the toll in the cholera outbreak in Yemen has reached 859, with 70 new deaths reported in the last three days.
Yemen cholera toll reaches 859
Healthy eating is more likely to become a habit when most of those around us are engaging in the same behaviors.
How your environment can help or hinder your food choices
Globally over 1.5 billion people live in countries that are affected by conflict, violence and fragility. Meantime, around 200 million people are affected by disasters every year — a third of them are children. And a significant proportion of the 168 million children engaged in child labor live in areas affected by conflict and disaster. These are the facts. Up to you to reflect on the immediate future of humankind.
This is the nation of 170 million enslaved children
The China Pavilion of the 2017 World Expo opened in the Kazakh capital of Astana, which highlights China's achievements in developing, utilizing and protecting new energy.
China showcases green energy solutions at Astana World Expo
Germany is teaming up with California to cooperate on tackling climate change following the US government's decision to withdraw from the 2015 Paris agreement.
Germany, California to tackle climate change together
Kuʻikahi Mediation Center and West Hawaiʻi Mediation Center, in the US, in partnership with Hawai’i County Office of Aging, have partnered to launch a new program providing mediation and conflict resolution support services for kupuna (older person), caregivers and families on Hawaiʻi Island.
New program offers mediation services for caregivers, elderly

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