environment
Over 90 Per Cent of the World is Breathing Poor Quality Air

If you live on this planet, chances are the air you’re breathing is not great. Read More >>

medicine
Two New Cases of Ebola Have Appeared In Guinea 

While the West African Ebola Outbreak largely came to an end back in January, isolated cases are still appearing, including two cases which emerged this week in Guinea. Read More >>

health
US Told to Expect ‘Limited’ Outbreaks of the Zika Virus

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says outbreaks of the Zika virus are all but inevitable in the US, but that these outbreaks will be limited in scope. At the same time, the World Health Organization (WHO) has announced an emergency session to address the “explosive spread” of the disease, which has been linked to birth defects. Read More >>

health
The World Health Organization Wants to Ban E-Cigarettes Indoors

The World Health Organization has published a report that argues for stiff regulation of electronic cigarettes — and calls for a ban on their use indoors. Read More >>