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Polio

Pakistan and Afghanistan face a rise in polio cases

The unmonitored movement of people across the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan have threatened the efforts to eradicate polio from the two countries. The year’s first cases of the virus are recorded in the...
smoking

Smoking stops bodies from fighting cancer

A research has said that smoking cigarettes can stop the body from fighting deadly skin cancer. Smokers and former smokers are 40 percent less likely to survive the disease, ten years after the diagnosis...
China

China asks teachers to quit assigning homework on WeChat

The education authorities in China are taking off some burden of the parents with the school-aged children. The Department of Education in the eastern province in Zhejiang posted a proposal that said that the...
kind

Being kind to oneself can improve physical and mental wellbeing – study

A new study has talked about the importance of being kind to yourself to help improve physical as well as mental wellbeing. One has to take time to think nice thoughts about yourself and...
toothpaste

Several small kids in US use too much of toothpaste

A government survey released on January 31, 2019 has mentioned that many your kids are using too much toothpaste that increases their risk of streaky or splotchy teeth when they get older. The study...
extreme temperatures

Airlines in Midwest working to protect workers from extreme temperatures

The polar vertex’s extreme temperatures have gripped the US and have led to cancellation or delay of flights. People might be concerned about showing up at the airport to know that their flights have...
McDonald's

McDonald’s refuses to drop its Dollar Menu

America’s popular fast food company McDonald’s is not willing to give up on its dollar menu yet. The company CEO, Steve Easterbrooke in a call with investors on January 30, 2019 said that it...
Chelsea

Chelsea Clinton announces she is expecting third baby

Chelsea Victoria Clinton is the third child of the former US president Bill Clinton and former US secretary of the State Hillary Clinton. The former special correspondent for NBC News has announced that she...
Antarctic

Ice at Antarctic melting at faster pace than it did in 80s

A new study has reported that the ice at the Antartic is melting six times faster than it did 40 years back. The speedy and dramatic acceleration of the loss of ice is a...
Saudi

Saudi women to be notified by SMS about divorce

The government of Saudi Arabia has taken a new move to stop practice of men ending their marriages without informing their wives. Women in Saudi Arabia will be now sent a text message to...

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