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November 1, 2017 7:50 PM Black Death Plague: Where is the Black Death now? Will it spread to the West?

Where is the Black Death plague now? The deadly disease is currently contained on the African island of Madagascar, though the World Heath Organisation (WHO) has warned it could soon spread to other nations. The WHO has released a list of nine at-risk nations, highlighting where the plague is likely to invade next. The countries include South Africa 683

October 31, 2017 8:20 PM Team UP TN raises cancer awareness

Partners for Healing, UT Extension and Coffee County Health Department and the Tullahoma Housing Authority have partnered to raise awareness about the importance of preventive care for breast cancer. The organizations held the Power of Pink event Monday at Cedar Lane church of Christ. Representatives of the organizations were on hand to answer questions 80

October 31, 2017 3:17 PM What You Can Do To Spread Breast Cancer Awareness Beyond The Confines Of Your Community

As someone who has survived twice now, raising awareness about breast cancer is a daily task. Having chosen to take a positive and creative approach to deal with my breast cancer trauma, I try to encourage others in situations similar to mine to do the same. I aim to empower young women to be brave and confident by gaining back a measure of control of their 76

October 30, 2017 11:47 PM Climate change fueling disasters, disease in ‘potentially irreversible’ ways, report warns

Climate change significantly imperils public health globally, according to a new report that chronicles the many hazards and symptoms already being seen. The authors describe its manifestations as “unequivocal and potentially irreversible.” Heat waves are striking more people, disease-carrying mosquitoes are spreading and weather disasters are becoming 56

October 29, 2017 10:40 AM Meningitis advice after baby's devastating prognosis 'worst in 25 years'

Stroud-based charity Meningitis Now has highlighted the signs and symptoms for parents Parents of a baby struck by meningitis are coming to terms with being told their little girl will lose all of her limbs, her sight and hearing, and suffer 90 per cent brain damage in the worst case doctors have seen in 25 years. Ten-month-old Kia Gott has already had her right 53

October 28, 2017 8:22 PM Health collapse: Is Mugabe to blame, really?

ON October 22, 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it had removed Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador following outrage and concerns raised by his appointment just two days before. A Guardian article cited WHO member states and activists “who noted that Zimbabwe’s health care system, like many of its public 114

October 28, 2017 7:32 PM WHO CHAOS: How The West Has Punished Mugabe

By Frederic Mousseau |On October 22, 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it had removed Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador following outrage and concerns raised by his appointment just two days before. A Guardian article cited WHO member states and activists “who noted that Zimbabwe’s health care system 65

October 28, 2017 6:35 PM She signed up to be a surrogate mother — and unwittingly gave her own child away

Jessica Allen was already the mother of two boys when she decided to become a surrogate. The pay she would receive to carry another woman’s child to term — $30,000 — would allow Allen to become a stay-at-home mom, as well as save for a new house. It would also be her “chance to give a family the blessing of a child,” her partner, Wardell Jasper, told her, according 54

October 28, 2017 6:09 AM Zimbabwe: Who Is Really Responsible for Collapse of Zimbabwe's Health Services?

Oakland — On October 22, 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it had removed Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador following outrage and concerns raised by his appointment just two days before. A Guardian article cited WHO member states and activists "who noted that Zimbabwe's health care system, like many of its public 47

October 27, 2017 8:34 PM Italian man infects 32 people with HIV

An Italian man who knowingly passed on the deadly HIV virus to more than 30 other people, including a five-year-old, has been sentenced to 24 years' imprisonment. Valentino Talluto, a 33-year-old accountant, picked up dozens of women on the internet, including minors, and had unprotected sex with them despite testing positive to HIV in 2006. He was convicted 57