Tag: Health Matters

April 23, 2019

Study: Many Teens Don’t Know ...

Researchers from Stony Brook University in New York state compared adolescents’ responses about their use of such substances against urine samples taken from the teenagers

March 3, 2019

Doctor Says Smiling Improves Heart ...

Exercise and diet are keys to a healthier life, as many studies show, but here’s something that may surprise you: A heart specialist also recommends smiling to improve your health. VOA’s Carol Pearson explains

December 18, 2018

Meet Benedicte the Miracle Baby: Co...

The UN’s children’s emergency fund says more than 30 percent of cases in this outbreak are children

December 1, 2018

World AIDS Day: Take Preventive Mea...

The report said that three quarters of people living with HIV knew their HIV status in 2017, compared to just two thirds in 2015, and 21.7 million people living with HIV, or 59 percent, had access to antiretroviral therapy, up from 17.2 million in 2015

November 13, 2018

Uganda’s Ebola Survivors Recall D...

As the Democratic Republic of Congo battles the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, just across the border Ugandan survivors of a 2007 outbreak are reminded of the near-death experience they went through

November 9, 2018

Malawi Government Considers Liberal...

Malawi’s government is considering a proposal to liberalize the country’s abortion laws. Currently, abortion is allowed only when a woman’s life is in danger, and many pregnant women turn to risky.

November 4, 2018

Fathers’ Exercise Impacts the Hea...

Many people know that a woman’s health, including her diet and exercise habits, can impact the health of her baby even before she gets pregnant. But, until recently, little was known about a father’s diet and exercise choices.

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