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Doctor to Queen Elizabeth II killed by truck while riding bike<p>Vatican condemns reported sex abuse by Pennsylvania priests<p>Brussels rolls out stunning …

South Sudan faces famine, potential genocide in civil war

<b>SIMONA FOLTYN:</b><p>In Juba, the Capital of South Sudan, this United Nations camp was supposed to be temporary. But after more than three years of a brutal …

Covering the world’s biggest hunger crises, I saw people with nothing give everything to save a life

By Kevin Sieff<p>Kevin Sieff<p>Latin America Correspondent<p>Email Bio Follow<p>MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — The old man’s house had become a camp for the displaced. In the back yard, groups of women boiled water for rice. Small children skittered across the dirt, running into the bedroom, where they swirled around …

Africa

'Trump's aid budget is breathtakingly cruel – cuts like these will kill people' | Jeremy Konyndyk

Humanitarian aid is about to be driven over a cliff, warns Obama’s former head of foreign disaster response, with a resurgence in HIV and other diseases likely<p>President Trump’s new budget plans take particular aim at foreign aid spending, proposing an overall cut of 32% to all civilian foreign …

South Sudan ethnic violence hits new high as civilians flee

WAU, South Sudan (AP) — "He told me not to be afraid," Evelyn Juma says, remembering her husband. Tears stream down the young woman's face as she sits on her unmade bed, her newborn nursing at her chest. "That's the last thing he ever said to me."<p>On the morning of April 10, when South Sudan …

Watch The Movements Of Every Refugee On Earth Since The Year 2000

The story we tell ourselves about the refugee crisis is very different from the reality.<p>In 2016, more refugees arrived in Uganda–including nearly half a million people from South Sudan alone–than crossed the Mediterranean Sea to Europe. While the numbers in Africa are increasing, the situation …

5 ways to have a healthier relationship with food

Psychologist Dr Linda Papadopoulos shares her advice<p>I was talking to a producer friend of mine the other day that told me that 52% of all programming …

Nutrition

21 Vegetarian Foods Loaded With Iron

By Alina Petre<p>Iron is an essential nutrient that plays an important role in many bodily functions (1).<p>A diet lacking in iron can result in low energy …

Lifestyle can reduce obesity-related cancers

New research links disturbances in body insulin and glucose levels, specifically exposures for longer periods, to an increased risk of …

Snack test links gene to childhood obesity

Research has suggested that a particular gene in the brain’s reward system contributes to overeating and obesity in adults. The new study links this …

Why Do We Blame The Obese For Their Obesity?

Last month I attended a talk given by biologist Dr. Jeffrey Friedman at the much beloved NYC-based lecture series, Secret Science Club. Friedman, a 2010 Lasker Award recipient, was there to discuss the research that culminated in that prestigious award—his discovery of the hormone leptin and its …

How Nutrition In One Generation Can Change The Genetics Of The Next

A Cambodian case study finds that people developing diabetes today have parents who went hungry in the 1970s.<p>So many adults in Cambodia are getting diabetes at such a young age, it's unbelievable. "You can go to every village with me and see it," endocrinologist Lim Keuky told PRI. "When I go …

Brand knowledge linked to higher BMI in kids

Kids who are familiar with logos and other images from fast food, less-than-healthy snacks, and soda brands are more likely to be overweight or obese.<p>…

How Trustworthy Is a Doctor Who Judges You?

A trustworthy doctor, in the eyes of someone with obesity, is likely to be one who will not judge them based upon their weight. This finding from …

Early Antibiotics Change Gut Microbes, Fuel Obesity

Science & InnovationNot Exactly Rocket Science<p><b>What’s the short version?</b><p>There are tens of trillions of microbes in our guts, which are important for our digestion and our health. The antibiotics that we take to kill off disease-causing bacteria also indiscriminately nuke these beneficial bugs. Now, …

As kids get fatter, fewer parents can tell their children are obese

Researchers have identified a new culprit in the epidemic of childhood obesity: parents who can't even tell that their pudgy kids are overweight.<p>A new study in the journal Pediatrics finds that American parents are significantly less likely to make an accurate assessment of their children's weight …

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Photographer leaves out photo from bodybuilding contest gallery because of contestant’s excess skin

Imagine exercising your butt off, entering the bodybuilding competition, only to later find out your photo was omitted from the contest gallery …

Walking linked to improved brain function

A moderate-intensity walking regimen may reduce symptoms of mild cognitive impairment that are linked to poor blood vessel health in the brain, a small study suggests.<p>People walk past a shoe store in Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 19, 2017. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci - RTX36NMZ<p>Participants with …

Just 14 days of physical inactivity can raise risk of chronic disease

It is well established that a lack of exercise can raise the risk of chronic disease, including type 2 diabetes and heart disease. New research, …

The Healthcare Bill Exposes Trump's Chilling Authoritarian Agenda

It's not only an assault on our bodies, but on our political will.<p>The image is now iconic: a group of old white men stand at a podium, announcing that a healthcare bill that disproportionately hurts women has passed the House. The men include a beaming Mike Pence, who once signed a law forcing …

Authoritarianism

Two GOP governors already are thinking of killing protections for preexisting conditions in their states

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus tried to reassure America over the weekend that the most horrific provisions of the Republican Obamacare repeal bill were so horrific that no politicians in their right mind would even contemplate implementing them.<p>The issue is protection for people with …

S. Koreans want new leader to create jobs minus corruption

Creating jobs, ending corruption and boosting stubbornly low birthrates should be high on a to-do list for South Korea's next president after a campaign mostly dominated by security and foreign policy issues.<p>There's concern that the economy will likely take a backseat to North Korea when South …

Nunavut Teacher Crowdfunds Greenhouse To Help Students Access Healthy Food

QIKIQTARJUAQ, Nunavut — A teacher in a remote Nunavut community is trying to buy and build a greenhouse in the hopes that he and his students can cut …

Healthy Eating

Here's how we can better manage refugees

<b>There has been a pause in boat arrivals but the asylum seeker issue hasn't gone away. Now is the time to outline a more just solution that accounts</b> …

South Sudanese refugees struggle to adjust to life in Uganda – in pictures

Fighting in South Sudan between forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and rebel troops has left thousands dead and forced almost a million people to flee their homes. The unfolding humanitarian catastrophe has put 5 million people at risk of food shortages, the UN has warned. Photojournalists <b>Will</b> …

UN: $250M In Aid Needed as South Sudan Refugees Pour Into Uganda

The United Nations has warned that Uganda is at a “breaking point” as almost 3,000 refugees pour into the country each day from South Sudan, fleeing …

Uganda's open-door policy sags amid crush of refugees from South Sudan

BIDI BIDI REFUGEE CAMP, Uganda — Two of her five children died as Pauline Nyaluok navigated her way from war-torn South Sudan to this refugee camp in northern Uganda where she expected to be welcomed with open arms.<p>Uganda is celebrated around the world for its generosity toward those desperately …

San Diego refugee arrivals reduced as a result of Trump's order

Fewer refugees came to San Diego County in February than in previous months, following an executive order from President Donald Trump that restricted …