Tag Archives: public health

Women’s Gyms Lay Bare Limits of Saudi Reforms

Saudi women will continue to suffer a decline in physical and mental health, beyond their lack of social, economic and political status.

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Soap Operas as Teaching Tools

Using television to spread public health messages.

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How Nigeria Defeated Wild Polio

A push to vaccinate 45 million children, despite Boko Haram’s brutal insurgency, pushed Nigeria off the endemic list.

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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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Ebola: An Opportunity for Public Diplomacy

The Ebola virus is proof that foreign policy is not “foreign.”

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What Should Scare Us Most About Ebola?

How wars and climate change affect the health of all the world’s people.

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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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