The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says outbreaks of the Zika virus are all but inevitable in the US, but that these outbreaks will be limited in scope. At the same time, the World Health Organization (WHO) has announced an emergency session to address the “explosive spread” of the disease, which has…
A panel of independent health experts has published a report that explains how a slow international response and a lack of appropriate leadership in tacking the Ebola epidemic caused “needless suffering and death” across West Africa.
Norway has a noise pollution problem - one so bad the WHO claims it is responsible for 150 cardiovascular-related deaths per year. A new group of researchers is looking to predict and map noise pollution before it even exists.
You probably don’t know this, but June 14th is the World Health Organization’s worldwide day for blood donation. In observance, let’s take this opportunity to photograph an unlikely subject: blood.
The World Health Organization has published a report today which argues for stiff regulation of electronic cigarettes—and calls for a ban on their use indoors.
Malaria kills almost a million people every year and makes another 250 million people very, very sick. Soon we may be able to instantly cure the scourge the same way you heat up your sad, frozen dinner-for-one.
The World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer now considers cellphones usage to be a possible, or "Class 2B," carcinogen. Here's everything else they consider to be a 2B carcinogen, otherwise presented without comment:
The back and forth brawl between studies suggesting that cell phones do and don't cause cancer just took a bold step toward the former camp today, with the World Health Organisation classifying cellphones as potential links to brain cancer.
The World Health Organization studied almost 13,000 cellphone users over the course of 10 years to determine whether or not there's a link between cellphones and cancer. Their results? Inconclusive!