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UN Warns As Global Temperatures Soar

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UN Warns As Global Temperatures Soar

Two United Nations agencies have released a series of new guidelines aimed at addressing the health risks posed by the increasing number and intensity of climate change-related heatwaves. These heatwaves are affecting the planet, as warm weather alerts spread across Europe following soaring temperatures that killed hundreds of people in India and Pakistan last month. [...]

New Camouflage Solution for People with Vitiligo

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New Camouflage Solution for People with Vitiligo

Zanderm, a start-up company, aims to use cosmetics to make people’s lives better. It announced Tuesday the release of its flagship product, the Zanderm Vitiligo Camouflage Applicator. Vitiligo is a condition which impacts 1% to 2% of the world’s population. It causes the skin to lose pigmentation in a series of unpredictable spots. While this [...]

Ban Ki-moon Opens Event on Climate Change

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Ban Ki-moon Opens Event on Climate Change

Development cannot be sustainable if it does not address the challenge of climate change, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told Member States Monday as he opened an event on Climate Change convened in New York by the President of the UN General Assembly, Sam Kutesa. “Let us always remember that climate change and sustainable development [...]

Should Women Delay the Motherhood?

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Should Women Delay the Motherhood?

Delaying motherhood is a trend that continues to forge ahead among American women. In 2012, there were more than nine times as many first births to women aged 35 years and older than there were four decades earlier. As fertility gradually declines in the 30s, particularly after age 35, the risk of experiencing difficulty conceiving [...]

AHF to Host National HIV Testing Day Events

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AHF to Host National HIV Testing Day Events

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), a global AIDS organization, will commemorate National HIV Testing Day on Saturday, June 27th through events promoting HIV prevention, testing and treatment that will be held in 20 cities across the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 1.2 million people in the United [...]

10 Reasons Why Yoga May Not be Good for You

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10 Reasons Why Yoga May Not be Good for You

The UN has declared June 21 as the International Day of Yoga because like Narendra Modi, UN is leaving no stone unturned to get cheap publicity. By Rakesh Raman When India’s hype-driven Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the UN chief Ban Ki-moon that Yoga is somethin’ good, somethin’ useful, Ban stood on one foot to [...]

Is Yoga an Exercise for Hindus Only?

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Is Yoga an Exercise for Hindus Only?

Muslims in India are up in arms about the subtle imposition of Yoga in the country at the behest of Narendra Modi who is regarded as a Prime Minister of Hindus by the ummah. Muslims argue that Yoga is a Hindu exercise being promoted by Modi who is hell-bent to make India a Hindu Rashtra [...]

Yoga for Health, Yoga for Success, Yoga for Love

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Yoga for Health, Yoga for Success, Yoga for Love

The United Nations (UN) has declared June 21st as the International Day of Yoga. The resolution by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, supported by over 177 countries recognizes that “yoga provides a holistic approach to health and wellbeing.” As part of the International Day of Yoga celebrations, a yoga organization Isha Foundation has released online [...]

Report: 400 Million Don’t Have Access to Health Services

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Report: 400 Million Don’t Have Access to Health Services

A WHO (World Health Organization) and World Bank Group report released last week shows that 400 million people do not have access to essential health services and 6% of people in low- and middle-income countries are tipped into or pushed further into extreme poverty because of health spending. “This report is a wakeup call: It [...]

Have You Ever Been Tested for Sex Disease?

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Have You Ever Been Tested for Sex Disease?

Adult products company Adamandeve.com asked over 1,000 men and women if they had ever been tested for an STD (sexually transmitted disease). And surprisingly, just over 50% have! While 49% of the respondents admitted they have never been tested, those who have been tested ranked as follows: – 25% said they’ve only been tested once [...]

Discover the Forest Ad Campaign Released

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Discover the Forest Ad Campaign Released

In an effort to motivate parents and tweens (ages 8-12) to spend more time outdoors and reconnect with nature, the U.S. Forest Service and the Ad Council launched Friday a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) as an extension of their Discover the Forest campaign. The new PSAs are an extension of the Discover [...]

22 Million U.S. Kids At Risk of Summer Hunger

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22 Million U.S. Kids At Risk of Summer Hunger

For most kids, summer is a time of fun and excitement, but for 22 million kids in communities across the U.S., it also may mean the end of access to the free or reduced price meals that nourish them during the school year. That means for every five kids participating in the National School Lunch [...]