October 10, 2015

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Soft Drinks Industry Urged to Set Sugar Reduction Targets

New research by Action on Sugar has revealed the shockingly high levels of free sugars found globally in sugar-sweetened soft drinks.

Doctor In Gaza Invents 3D-Printable, Cost-Effective Stethoscope

Tarek Loubani has created an innovative stethoscope that can be 3-D printed for $2.50 to help address the shortage of supplies in Gaza.

New Data: CVS' No Smokes Decision Decreased Tobacco Sales in Chains Across the US

The study evaluated cigarette purchases at drug, food, big box, dollar, convenience & gas station retailers in the eight months after CVS stopped...

Troubled Water

How access to clean water differs for families across the world

Could This 'Drinkable Book' Provide Clean Water to the Developing World?

Pour untreated water over a page from the book and silver nanoparticles embedded in it will kill nearly 100 percent of disease-causing bacteria

5 Best Practices to Green Healthcare

The medical community is getting more serious about sustainability.

What We’ve Learned About Fighting Ebola

Last week, an expert panel commissioned by the World Health Organization (WHO) issued its findings on the organization’s mishandling of the West African...

Should Companies Be Required to Label Genetically Modified Foods?

Backers of the idea say consumers deserve to know what’s in the food they eat. Critics say labeling is a ploy to make...

WHO Urges Governments to Raise Tobacco Taxes to Beat Smoking

The United Nations health agency said that too few governments make full use of tobacco taxes to dissuade people from smoking or help...

Sesame Street, World Bank Apply Behavioral and Educational Insight to Scale Up Sanitation and Hygiene

A bright, green global ambassador for life-saving hygiene habits from Sesame Street -- the world's largest informal educator of children.



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