Food Irradiation: A Safe Measure
Food safety is a subject of growing importance to consumers. One reason is the emergence of new types of harmful bacteria or evolving forms of older ones that can cause serious illness. A relatively new strain of E. coli, for example, has caused severe, and in some cases life-threatening, outbreaks...
Pregnancy-Related Mortality Surveillance -- United States, 1991-1999
Overview *A pregnancy-related death is one that occurs during pregnancy or within a year after the end of pregnancy and is caused by pregnancy complications. Most (60 percent) of pregnancy-related deaths occurred after a live birth. *A total of 525 pregnancy-related deaths occurred in 1999 (the... Brief Notes on the Mental Health of Children and Adolescents
The future of our country depends on the mental health and strength of our young people. However, many children have mental health problems that interfere with normal development and functioning. A 1999 study estimated that almost 21 percent of U.S. children ages 9 to 17 had a diagnosable mental or... Fit for Life - The Obseity Epidemic and Positive Changes on the Horizon
A worrisome problem of international proportions, obesity's effect on public health has been the subject of increased media attention, as rates of overweight and obesity continue to rise in the United States and worldwide. However, it looks like positive changes are on the horizon at the global...
Today, March 22, Is World Water Day
March 22, 2008, 7:04 pm
World Water Day is March 22 of each year as designated by the United Nations. Drawing attention to the conservation and development of water resources is the overall objective. Advocacy, publication, and organization of conferences with the year’s chosen theme is how they hope to increase public... Polio Outbreak in Nigeria
October 17, 2007, 5:46 am
Reuters Health reported October 8, 2007 that 69 children in Nigeria are suffering from a Polio outbreak . Apparently, the World Health Organization (WHO) had provided Polio vaccines to some, but not all, of the children in a northern region of Nigeria. The people who received the oral polio... Time Again for Flu Shots - But Who Can Get Them?
November 2, 2007, 5:57 am
Last week our 15-month-old daughter’s health care provider suggested that both she and our four year old be immunized with the flu vaccine. They are more vulnerable because of their young ages. However, we couldn’t get the vaccine right then because their office had run out. Today the office...
Scientists Agonized Over Flu Vaccine 2003-12-15
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The Arms of the Octopus (ENGLISH Version) - Scribd
The Arms of the Octopus (ENGLISH Version) - Free download as Text file (.txt), PDF File (.pdf) or read online for free. How The New World Order together with the Freemasons and Illuminati are working together to take over the entire planet through deceit and deception to make a one-world ...
Health Consequences of Child Marriage in Africa
HPV infection has become endemic to sub-Saharan Africa (22 ... Available from http://www.who.int/reproductive-health/publications/towards_adulthood/7.pdf#search= %22world%20health%20organization.%20early%20marriage%20and%20childbearing%22. 38.