In 2012, Dewayne Anthony Lee Johnson took a job as groundskeeper for a California county school district. “I did everything,” he said in an interview with Time magazine. “Caught skunks, mice, and raccoons, patched holes in walls, worked on irrigation issues.” He also treated the school grounds with Roundup weed killer,
I live in Kentucky, a state with the nation’s largest hepatitis A outbreak, an emerging measles outbreak and a governor who said he exposed his children to chickenpox rather than get them vaccinated. In the last year, two heads of infection control in Kentucky’s Department of Health have left the position.
One of the most important things that losing my mum has taught me is that the burden of care falls to women and girls. My mum died of ovarian cancer 10 years ago, when I was 11. So, in my teens, I took on a different role in my family than most of my peers who still had their mums.
Hats off to the Dubai Health Authority employees for participation in Noor Dubai’s “Tolerance in Treatment Campaign”. It has made a vital impact on the residents of the UAE (“Noor Dubai campaign raises Dhs250,000 donations,” July 30, Gulf Today). Their contribution will go towards providing treatment
As Chief Operating Officer at Philip Morris International (PMI), it is my job to help realize our transformation. Today, this means unsmoking the world. In fact, this is something we at PMI have been actively engaged in for more than 20 years. Yes, that’s right. It has been nearly two decades since we began researching,
Almost 20 million children missed out on potentially life-saving vaccinations last year, according to the United Nations, and the surging measles cases certainly highlight dangerous gaps in efforts to shield kids from preventable illnesses. Various factors like conflict, inequality and complacency have led to a stagnation
Ramadan is just a few days away and we are all in preparation mode at this point. During this special time of the year, things can get a little stressful when planning Iftar, especially if you are working too.
Next week heralds the start of the enviably long summer holiday for millions of children across the UK. For many, this marks the start of six weeks of fun, cultural enrichment and family holidays, but for around 3 million children, the summer holidays are a period of stress, food insecurity, hunger and malnourishment.
Women with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) appear to be at an elevated risk of getting cancer than men with the condition, warn researchers.