World Health Organization

7.31.19

The Second-Deadliest Outbreak of Ebola Ever is About to Spread to a Third Country

A second case in the Congolese border city Goma is raising fears the outbreak will spread into Rwanda.

4.25.19

WHO Says the Problem With Child Screen Time Isn't the Screens, It's Being Sedentary

The new World Health Organization guidelines for children under five recommend limiting screen time—only if it means kids are sedentary for more than an hour.

4.10.19

This is how worried you should be about the measles outbreak

“It’s like the Febreeze of diseases," one expert said.

10.29.18

Air Pollution Killed 600,000 Children in 2016, According to WHO Report

The World Health Organization found that 1.8 billion people under 15 are at risk of respiratory infections due to contaminated air.

7.9.18

Why Did the Trump Administration Oppose a Global Breastfeeding Initiative?

Government delegates thought the resolution would pass without a hitch before U.S. officials reportedly threatened at least one country with sanctions if they didn't remove pro-breastfeeding language.

6.19.18

The Case for Calling Gaming Addiction a ‘Disorder’ Is Weaker Than it Seems

"Now is not the time to pathologize one of the most popular leisure activities of the digital age."

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1.3.18

Why Gaming Addiction Could Be Classified as a Disease

The World Health Organization is considering adding "gaming disorder" to its International Classification of Diseases.

1.1.18

Is Excessive Gaming a Disease? The WHO Is Considering Listing It as One

The World Health Organization is updating its International Classification of Diseases.

10.17.17

40,000 Door-to-Door Volunteers are Taking on the World’s Largest Humanitarian Crisis

After years of local armed conflict, a volunteer campaign is combatting a cholera crisis in Yemen.

10.12.17

Car-Free Transportation Could Vastly Improve the Health and Economy of the US

Governments can use car-free transportation as another strategy to address broader social concerns like health, safety, and cost of living.

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