Can you be fit and healthy even if you're overweight? That's the question researchers at York University's Faculty of Health set out to answer in a new study that shows physical activity may be equally and perhaps even more important than weight for people living with severe obesity.
The role of culture and diverse knowledge systems needs to be recognized when assessing nature's contributions to people, a new policy forum paper in Science states. Alexander van Oudenhoven and thirty global experts present a new approach that will increase the effectiveness and legitimacy of policies and decisions relating to nature and environmental change.
When cigarettes contain less nicotine, smokers see them as safer, because they equate the stimulant with smoking-related diseases. But that misperception doesn't cancel out the potential benefits of low-nicotine cigarettes, a new study suggested.
Nearly 1,500 economists have advised US President Donald Trump and top congressional leaders about the economic benefits of immigration, saying in a letter that immigrants are more of an “opportunity” than a “threat.”
Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement has called on the Persian Gulf countries to cooperate with Iran, stressing that the collaboration contributes to regional stability, what the US and Israel do not want.