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Childhood Obesity Up Worldwide Almost 10-Fold Over 4 Decades October 11, 2017

United States is 15th out of 200 countries studied

Netflix Series '13 Reasons Why' Sparks Uptick in Google Searches for Suicide July 31, 2017

The news wasn't all bad, since some looked for suicide prevention, study found

Smoking Rates Drop After Global Tobacco Treaty March 22, 2017

Countries agreed to implement measures such as tobacco taxes and smoke-free public areas

Anti-Tobacco Efforts Lead to 53 Million Fewer Smokers Worldwide December 12, 2016

Higher cigarette taxes seem to have the most impact, study estimates

Dengue Vaccine Could Make Disease Worse: Study September 01, 2016

World Health Organization recommends using it only in places with widespread transmission

Mixed Progress in Worldwide Fight Against HIV/AIDS July 19, 2016

Deaths continue 10-year decline, but new infections on the rise in many countries, especially in Africa

Malaria Vaccine Protection Short-Lived in Young Children June 30, 2016

Kids in study were given 3 doses, but manufacturer now says 4 doses needed

Hard Lessons Learned From the Ebola Fight January 06, 2016

West Africa epidemic showed women survived more, and an anti-malaria drug worked well, scientists report

Surging Food Supply Linked to Global Obesity Epidemic July 01, 2015

Boost in available calories comes largely from ultra-processed, inexpensive foods, expert says

Noisy Neighborhoods Tied to Higher Stroke Risk June 24, 2015

Study suggests elderly may be even more affected by traffic sounds

Ebola Outbreak May Have Led to Almost 11,000 More Malaria Deaths: Study April 24, 2015

Overwhelmed systems caused deadly disruptions in health care, experts say

Ebola May Hit Young Children Hardest, Study Finds March 25, 2015

Babies, toddlers get sick faster and die sooner than older children and adults, study finds

Ebola Donations Slow to Reach West Africa February 04, 2015

Just 40 percent of pledged aid has been received by hardest hit countries, report says

WHO Admits Botched Response to Ebola in Africa October 17, 2014

Incompetent staff blamed in internal memo from U.N. health agency, news service reports