The administration of US President Donald Trump is implementing strict aviation security measures for all international flights coming into the country in order to avoid a laptop ban.
US heightens airport security for foreign flights to avoid laptop ban
Almir Arruda rode his bicycle quickly across the City of God slum in Rio de Janeiro when he heard there was shootout between drug traffickers and police near his 4-year-old daughter's preschool.
Rising violence takes huge psychological toll in Rio favelas
Teens and young adults who use electronic cigarettes — also known as vaping —are almost four times as likely as their non-vaping counterparts to begin smoking traditional cigarettes, a new review suggested.
E-Cigarettes lead to 'real' smoking by teens
One in three low-income people in South Korea don't benefit from the country's income security systems, a study said , calling for their reform or new plans.
One in three poor people stays out of social security net in South Koreas
The number of people in the UK in long-term persistent poverty rose for the first time for three years in 2015, according to new data from the ONS.
Number of Britons in long-term poverty rose in 2015
Senators, the United States is a sick country. Four years ago, a panel of experts convened by the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council set out to assess the nation’s health compared with that of 16 other rich nations.
When cutting access to healthcare, there’s a price to pay
Kenya's ruling party promised to expand free education and healthcare in a manifesto published on Monday, but did not acknowledge problems in existing social services that have triggered strikes as elections approach.
Kenya ruling party promises to expand free education, healthcare
The number of mental health patients being treated outside their local area has risen by almost 40 percent in two years, new figures showed.
Number of UK mental health patients treated miles from home surges
Researchers at the University at Buffalo report that hand washing behavior, and access to soap and water in the home, is lacking in low-income countries.
Families in low-income countries lack soap at home

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