Tag : WHO

People Who Smoke are at Risk of Mortality

Health/Nutrition  2 September '13

People Who Smoke are at Risk of Mortality

People who smoke are at a considerable risk of mortality, regardless of age, according to a press release published Sunday.

Number of Teenagers Who Get Vaccines Increased

Health/Nutrition  30 August '13

Number of Teenagers Who Get Vaccines Increased

More and more kids are fully immunized against infectious diseases, in preparation for the start of the school year this week, according to a study released Thursday.

Breastfeeding

Health/Nutrition  1 August '13

Breastfeeding Can Save 200,000 Infants a Year, WHO Reports During World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week is underway from August 1-7 and the World Health Organization is commemorating the event by reporting further good news to encourage more moms to breastfeed. The latest report notes that exclusive breast-feeding until six months of age could prevent the deaths of more than 200,000 infants each year.

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