News tagged with world health organisation

Researchers question e-cigarette regulation

Public health specialists in the UK have urged the World Health Organisation (WHO) not to "control and suppress" e-cigarettes as it prepares to publish global guidelines on the devices.

May 30, 2014
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Financial crisis spurred obesity: OECD

The 2008 financial crisis spurred obesity's spread in the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's 34 member countries—most of whose inhabitants are overweight, an OECD report said Tuesday.

May 27, 2014
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Five myths about the chemicals you breathe, eat and drink

All too often the use of the word "chemicals" in the news, in advertising and in common usage has the implication that they are bad. You never hear about chemicals that fight infections, help crops grow or lubricate engines. That is because the ch ...

May 20, 2014
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