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The World Is 'Grossly Unprepared' for the Next Big Virus Outbreak, Study Finds

Which is a problem, because infectious diseases are projected to become only more common.


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Hillary Clinton takes a double digit lead in national poll, Colombia will start peace talks with ELN rebels, musicians take a stand against Trump in '30 Days, 30 Songs' series, and more.


A New Global Report Says That One Third of People Are Malnourished

The 2016 Global Nutrition Report, written by more than 100 food policy experts worldwide, has found that many countries suffer from “serious levels” of both undernutrition and obesity.


Scientists Have More Bad News for People Who Like Bacon and Alcohol

According to a new report from the World Cancer Research Fund, eating 50 grams of processed meat or drinking three alcoholic drinks day could lead to stomach cancer.


Nearly a Third of Brits Have Cut Back on Eating Meat

According to the recently released British Social Attitudes report, 29 percent of Britons reduced their meat consumption in the past year, with an additional 3 percent already being vegan or vegetarian.


Why Is the Chinese Government So Eager to Beef Up Restrictions on Ketamine?

Ketamine is a useful anesthetic all over the world. It's also China's recreational drug of choice, which is why their government wants it universally restricted.


Brits Are Buying Way Less Bacon After the WHO Said It Can Cause Cancer

UK supermarkets saw a £3 million drop in sales of sausages and bacon following the publication of a World Health Organisation report in October, which branded processed meats as a major carcinogen.


Brighton Just Became the First British City to Tax Sugary Drinks

Earlier this month, Brighton & Hove City Council announced that, backed by Jamie Oliver, it would be the first British city to introduce a voluntary 10p tax on sugar-sweetened fizzy drinks.


Sorry Everyone, Bacon Could Be as Bad For You as Cigarettes

The World Health Organisation may be about to brand processed meats as “carcinogenic to humans,” listing them alongside cancer-causing substances such as arsenic, asbestos, alcohol, and cigarettes.


A New Vaccine Could Finally End the Ebola Epidemic

A trial in Guinea resulted in no new cases among vaccinated individuals, despite their close proximity to people infected with Ebola.