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It will also cost the globe more than $1 trillion in health care costs and lost productivity.
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A 20 percent tax could reduce the consumption of sugary drinks by the same proportion.
Around 200 cases have been reported in the wake of the deadly Hurricane Matthew.
Health leaders implore government to do more, from a public health standpoint.
Plain tap water is so 1999.
It's a potential health and economic crisis.
We know exercise reduces the risk of some illnesses, but now we know exactly how much it takes.
Putting in hours at the office is killing our motivation
For years, the Brazilian city has surpassed international limits for a dangerous air pollutant.
We're not just confused, we're also misinformed.
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Based on current assessments of Zika, there is no 'public health justification' for postponing or cancelling the Games.
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In the face of growing anxiety over the mosquito-borne Zika virus, about 125 experts have signed their names to a letter sent to World Health Organization Director-General Margaret Chan, calling for e...
Dirty air kills some 3 million people worldwide each year.