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Tanzania: Cholera Outbreak Among Burundian Refugees

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Tanzania: Cholera Outbreak Among Burundian Refugees

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is rushing critical relief supplies to Tanzania’s north-western border with Burundi amid a devastating cholera outbreak affecting tens of thousands of refugees there. In a press statement issued Thursday, UNICEF confirmed it had dispatched cholera treatment supplies, as well as water, sanitation, health and nutrition items to stem the [...]

BDSM Practitioners Are Mentally Healthier: Study

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BDSM Practitioners Are Mentally Healthier: Study

A study published by the International Society of Sexual Medicine has found that those who delve into the BDSM (Bondage Discipline Sadism and Masochism) culture are mentally healthier than those who do not. The results suggest that BDSM practitioners were less neurotic, more extraverted, more open to new experiences, more conscientious, less rejection sensitive, and [...]

Nepal Earthquakes: Lives of Babies and Mothers at Risk

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Nepal Earthquakes: Lives of Babies and Mothers at Risk

At least 70 per cent of birthing centres across the 14 most-affected districts of Nepal have been damaged or destroyed, rising to 90 per cent in some areas. Around twelve babies are being born every hour without access to basic healthcare in the areas of Nepal worst hit by two powerful earthquakes, according to UNICEF, [...]

Is New Delhi the Dirtiest City of the World?

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Is New Delhi the Dirtiest City of the World?

It appears that the entire city of Delhi has become a huge site for dumping debris and its pollution is already killing people at the rate of 25 a day. By Rakesh Raman The World Health Organization (WHO) has labeled India’s capital New Delhi as the world’s most polluted city. And if WHO has the [...]

Clinton Brings ‘Buckets to Backpacks’ Program to Rwanda

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Clinton Brings ‘Buckets to Backpacks’ Program to Rwanda

More than 600,000 people in water stressed communities across Rwanda will benefit from a program that will distribute personal water backpacks that make it easier for women and children to carry water from source to home and to keep that water clean. The 2-year “Buckets to Backpacks” program will bring 100,000 donated PackH2O water backpacks [...]

Walnuts May Help Slow Colon Cancer Growth

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Walnuts May Help Slow Colon Cancer Growth

A new animal study from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, led by Dr. Christos Mantzoros, indicates that a diet containing walnuts may slow colorectal tumor growth by causing beneficial changes in cancer genes. This is claimed to be the first study that evaluates whether walnut consumption can cause changes to micro-ribonucleic acids [...]

Smart Cycling: 10 Tips for Safe Riding

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Smart Cycling: 10 Tips for Safe Riding

Whether you ride a bicycle for exercise, to commute to work or school, or just to have some outdoor fun, the benefits can be great. Cycling is a low impact sport that can help strengthen muscles and bones, control weight, improve cardiovascular health and even boost your mood and mental health. But along with the [...]

How to Think and Talk About Sex

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How to Think and Talk About Sex

JasminTV launched its #Sexishealthy campaign at Coachella 2015, in an effort to shift how Americans think and talk about sex. Coachella or the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is an annual event held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. It was the first of many campaigns to celebrate this natural, positive part [...]

Which Are the Best and Worst Places for Moms?

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Which Are the Best and Worst Places for Moms?

The United States continues its descent in the global rankings of best and worst places for moms, slipping to 33rd out of 179 surveyed countries, reveals Save the Children’s new report, “State of the World’s Mothers 2015: The Urban Disadvantage.” Norway rose to the top of the list, which was released Monday, while Somalia remained [...]

Every 60 Seconds, a Child Dies from Malaria

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Every 60 Seconds, a Child Dies from Malaria

Healthcare company Alere recognizes 2015 World Malaria Day (April 25) with a new video. Tressy is introduced in the newest episode of ‘Alere Stories’ series. Every 60 seconds, a child dies from malaria. According to the World Health Organization, in 2013, more than 430,000 African children died of malaria before their fifth birthdays. Tressy was [...]

Yoni Steam to Help Women Prevent Menstrual Cramps

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Yoni Steam to Help Women Prevent Menstrual Cramps

Sometimes known as vaginal steaming (or v-steaming), yoni steaming is claimed to be a gentle but effective treatment that has been successfully used by women worldwide for centuries to help reduce or eliminate discomfort associated with menstruation. To do a yoni steam, a woman allows the warmth of herbal-infused steam to permeate the exterior of [...]

Construction Causing Deadly Pollution in Delhi: NGT

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Construction Causing Deadly Pollution in Delhi: NGT

National Green Tribunal observes that one of the major sources of air pollution is dust emission from construction activities, which must be stopped to avoid pollution-related diseases and deaths. By Rakesh Raman In order to save the lives of Delhi citizens from increasing levels of pollution in the city, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has [...]

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