People who delay or refuse vaccines for themselves or their children are presenting a growing challenge for countries that want to to close the immunization gap, according to the World Health Organization.
A study by part of Britain’s Department of Health has found that electronic cigarettes are around 95% less harmful than tobacco. It concluded that e-cigarettes should be promoted as a tool to help people quit smoking.
A new study has found that drinking coffee a day could show promise in preventing the relapse of colon cancer among patients. Aside from that, it has a promising benefit to prevent death from the disease.
Women who work more than 40 hours a week or routinely liftheavy loads takea longer to get pregnant, a study has found. Working more than 40 hours a week was linked with taking 20% longer to get pregnant compared to women who worked 21 to 40 hours per week.
Officials at Yosemite National Park iare temporarily closintg a popular campsite because two squirrels were found dead of plague in the area. The campsite will be treated with a flea-killing insecticide.
The death rates for children from bicycling accidents have fallen dramatically from 1975 to 2012, according to the CDC. But during those years, the bicycling death rates for middles-aged men have risen sharply.