News tagged with clean water

Beyond taps and toilets in Alaska

Safe, clean drinking water and sewerage facilities are basic necessities you would hope to find in one of the wealthiest countries in the world. But that's not always the case in the US.

Mar 17, 2015
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Creating a clean water economy

It's been known since the late 1800s how to stop cholera, a waterborne infectious disease—clean water and safe sanitation are key—but that hasn't stopped it from spreading. In Haiti, more than 8,000 people have already ...

Mar 12, 2015
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Interview: UN puts spotlight on 'stunted' kids

(AP)—The United Nations Children's Fund says more than a quarter of children under the age of 5 worldwide are permanently "stunted" from malnutrition, leaving them physically and intellectually weak and ...

Apr 16, 2013
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New method for diagnosing malaria

Danish researchers have developed a new and sensitive method that makes it possible to diagnose malaria from a single drop of blood or saliva. The method might eventually be used in low-resource areas without ...

Nov 27, 2012
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