Water is life-giving—or at least it’s supposed to be. But for children and families in impoverished communities, it is a death threat. Diarrhea, which is little more than an inconvenience in the developed world, kills 3,000 children around the world every day, making it the second deadliest illness for children.
Stark divide in life chances between rich and poor laid bare in official study showing most well-off have 20 years more of productive lifespan than most deprived…
For a growing number of Americans, there may never be such a thing as real retirement.
“The market is filled with people who are petrified of the idea of retiring because they might not have the funding to afford retirement,” Goalinvestor.com’s Melissa Doran Rayer, whose company provides financial planning services and created a data chart to show how retirement trends are shifting, told Yahoo News in a recent interview.
From 1990 to 2010, the percentage of workers 65 and older staying in the job market rose for both women (from 28.2 to 43.8 percent) and men (52.5 to 65.3 percent).
Government and Top University Studies: Fluoride Lowers IQ and Causes Other Health Problems
We reported last month that a Harvard study found that fluoride can lower children’s IQ by 7 points, and that numerous government reports have shown that fluoride can injure the brain and neurological system.
Now, one of the world’s most prestigious medical journals – Lancet – has published a Harvard study showing that fluoride is one of the chemicals which can increase autism and attention deficit disorder:
11 March marks the third anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. The nearby city of Koriyama recommended, shortly after the disaster, that children up to the age of two should not spend more than 15 minutes outside each day…
Handheld digital tools that record vital signs are revolutionizing healthcare, allowing people to be monitored at home, but also raising concerns…
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