All posts tagged "World Health Organization"
Puerto Rico Agriculture sec defends use of glyphosate
At hearing, Flores objects to Roundup ban, says it would raise costs for farmers, government
- Posted September 10, 2019
The dirty dozen: UN issues list of 12 most worrying bacteria
LONDON — The World Health Organization has issued a list of the top dozen bacteria most dangerous to humans, warning that doctors are fast running out of treatment options. In a press briefing on Monday, the U.N....
- Posted February 27, 2017
The Shadow of Cancer and its Impact in Puerto Rico
On World Cancer Day, we review which are the most diagnosed types of cancer in the island and which are the recommended tests to detect them on time
- Posted February 4, 2017
WHO urges countries to raise taxes on sugary drinks
GENEVA — The U.N. health agency on Tuesday recommended that countries use tax policy to increase the price of sugary drinks like sodas, sport drinks and even 100-percent fruit juices as a way to fight obesity, diabetes...
- Posted October 11, 2016
UN Warns Of Rising Air Pollution Levels In World’s Cities
Air pollution causes more than 3 million premature deaths each year, the World Health Organization says
- Posted May 12, 2016
Spanish Gold Medalist Believes She Contracted Zika In Rio
SAO PAULO – Spanish Olympic gold medalist Marina Alabau says she got Zika while training in Brazil in December, suffering painful symptoms in an experience that the wind surfer said won’t stop her from competing in the...
- Posted February 20, 2016