Tag Archives: health care

The Increasing Global Obesity Rate

The share of people globally who are overweight or obese is increasing rapidly.

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6 Facts: Obesity in the United States

The future of health care in the United States could be highly dependent on the nation’s average waistline.

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10 Facts: The Developing World’s Obesity Problem

The developing world’s obesity rate is gradually catching up with developed nations.

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6 Facts: The World’s Heavyweight Nations

More than half of the world’s obese population live in just 10 nations.

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Afghan Women Train to Save Lives

Afghan women train as midwives at a clinic in order to help save lives in their villages.

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America’s Mezzogiorno: Take the Money and Run

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What is the outcome of the anti-government legislating for the southern U.S. states?

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America’s Mezzogiorno: How the South Really Operates

How southern U.S. Republicans embrace and reject big government at the same time.

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America’s Mezzogiorno: A Thanksgiving Reflection

Why are U.S. southern states so determined not to serve the very real needs of their poor populations?

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How China Leaves Mental Health Problems Unaddressed

China lacks the manpower and training to handle an epidemic of mental illness.

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TB in China: a New Epidemic of an Old Disease

How China handles drug-resistant tuberculosis will have a big effect on the problem globally.

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