Children 4 May '17
A two-year-old girl managed to cheat death by curling into the ground as two SUVs run over her in Xichiang, Sichuan province of China.
Children 24 April '17
Nancy Williams, a coordinator of professional education at UNC Asheville, shared that parents should not be afraid to use pacifiers, provided they know when to stop the kids from using them.
Children 18 April '17
There is a downward trend among teens who prefer sex and tobacco, as research show that New York highschoolers prefer video games more.
Health/Nutrition 30 March '17
Just this January, more than 500 cases of measles were reported in Europe and less than half of these were from Italy.
Pregnancy 27 November '16
All pregnant women have a chance of getting some sort of problems during their pregnancy. Problems that can easily affect the health of these women as well as the health of their babies. These problems can also lead to the deaths of the babies and the pregnant women through stillbirths and other complications. Problems like high blood pressure, kidney problems, diabetes, heart diseases, and much more. To reduce the chance of getting these problems, certain precautions have to be taken.
Feeding 14 November '16
The number of sumo babies, or babies born over 9 lbs, is increasing on an alarming rate. Make sure to know how to prevent infant obesity by being aware of the causes.
Mind 11 October '16
World Health Organization introduces "psychological first aid" on World Mental Health Day 2016. The program aims to solve mental health issues round the globe.
Health 28 September '16
A mother saw proof of the dangers of having no vaccination after her three children fell ill due to rotavirus. Vaccines protect children from a host of diseases such as chicken pox, diphtheria, hepatitis A and B, influenza, measles, mumps, pertussis, polio, pneumococcus, rotavirus, rubella and tetanus.
Feeding 5 August '16
The Breastfeeding Awareness Month campaign highlights the benefits of breastfeeding for both mothers and babies. The practice of breastfeeding can also help tackle the world's most pervasive problems and inequalities.
Mind 2 August '16
Is transgender identity a form of mental health problem?
Mind 29 July '16
A study published on Tuesday in the U.K. medical journal Lancet Psychiatry found evidence that proves being transgender doesn’t make people mentally ill. It argued that a condition is only considered as a mental illness when it directly causes distress and dysfunction to a person.
Body 25 July '16
As the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil looms, concerns over the explosive spread of the Zika virus have heightened. In fact, the World Health Organization already declared the Zika Virus outbreak as an international emergency and also considered as the main reason to postpone the Olympics.
Health/Nutrition 30 June '16
Peter Salama is set to succeed Bruce Aylward for the position on July 27.
Body 20 June '16
WHO announced that black coffee can potentially reverse cancer.
Health 17 June '16
If you got infected with the Zika virus during the third trimester of your pregnancy, chances are you wouldn't have a baby with microcephaly. Other birth defects associated with Zika, however, are still possible.
Body 6 June '16
Public health officials believe that it's only a matter before the virus will spread in the United States and all over the world. That is if the Olympic Games will push through in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in August.
Health/Nutrition 1 June '16
A new tool from Japan may help predict the Zika outbreak's spread. Zika virus has already reached more than 40 countries.
Health/Nutrition 31 May '16
Aside from microcephaly, Zika virus also causes eye problems among infected babies. Experts think Zika has a unique ability that enables it to cross placental barries from mother to baby.
Body 28 May '16
WHO has turned down the call to consider suspending Rio 2016 Olympics or staging it elsewhere.
Pregnancy 24 May '16
Teenage pregnancy rates in England is halving thanks to a government program called TPS. Teens under 18 years old are now preventing unplanned pregnancies with the help of high-quality sex and relationships education.
Health/Nutrition 20 May '16
Even small turtles can be carriers of salmonella through their skin and shell. The recent salmonella outbreak in 26 U.S. states has already infected 133 individuals.
Health 19 May '16
WHO is expecting Zika virus to enter Europe after spring.
Body 14 May '16
Although abortion rates are on a decline, a new study has found more women are suffering from maternal deaths from unsafe abortions.