Tick-borne diseases are a major public health problem around the world. Ticks carry and transmit a variety of microbes that cause disease. These illnesses, which include Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted ...
More than 200,000 people are killed on China's notoriously dangerous roads every year, the World Health Organisation said Wednesday—at least four times official government statistics.
In the tobacco-producing heartland of China—the world's largest cigarette market—smoking is commonplace at work, in taxis and even in hospitals.
China will more than double the tax on tobacco to 11 percent, the government announced Friday, as authorities try to deter smoking in the world's largest producer and consumer of tobacco.