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    Parts of Pakistan have been enveloped by deadly smog in recent weeks, with the city of Lahore suffering almost as badly as the Indian capital Delhi.
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    A groundbreaking study released by Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago revealed one in 10 young US adults between the ages of 18 and 25, and at least one in 30 adolescents between the ages of 13 and 17, experience some form of homelessness over the course of a year.
  • More than 50,000 Yemeni children will die by yearend
    More than 50,000 Yemeni children are likely to die by the end of the year as a result of disease and starvation caused by the Saudi-led war in the country, Save the Children has warned.
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    Indulgent grandparents may be having an adverse impact on their grandchildren's health, said researchers.
  • Ticking timebomb of German poverty
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  • Air pollution accounts for 6% of total diseases in India
    Outdoor air pollution was responsible for six percent and household pollution for five percent of the total disease burden in India in 2016, according to the first state-level disease burden and risk factors estimates released by the ministry of health and family welfare.
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    Commuters are being urged to step in if they see vulnerable people near railway tracks, as part of a campaign to prevent suicide.
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    Converting land from conventional agriculture to organic production could reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the run-off of excess nitrogen from fertilizers, and cut pesticide use.
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