Challenges and hope in delivering health in South Sudan

By |May 17th, 2016|

In South Sudan, the World Health Organization (WHO) supports the Ministry of Health and works with 67 Health Cluster partners to provide health services within a country disrupted by conflict. Since December 2013, conflict has displaced some 2.3 million people, including 1.6 million internally displaced persons.
“South Sudan is a country that is affected by complex […]

Which apple is best for baking or snacking

By |November 25th, 2015|

In Fall Apples are plentiful. Try as many different varieties as you can. Stop by your local grocer and sample the new fruits of the season. Savor a new kind of raw apple each week. Enjoy the crisp snap of the peel as you sink your taste buds into one of Autumns’ most popular harvests. […]

Stop the violence. Protect health care

By |November 4th, 2015|

In the last few months, a number of attacks against health-care workers, medical transports and facilities have taken place in several countries, like Afghanistan, Syria and Yemen to mention a few. These incidents are taking place in countries with fragile health-care systems that are already struggling to treat the numbers of people affected by the […]

WHO deplores bombing of MSF clinic in Kunduz

By |October 3rd, 2015|

WHO deplores the bombing of a clinic run by Medecins Sans Frontieres in Kunduz, Afghanistan, and extends its sincere condolences to the families and colleagues of those killed and injured. This represents a major loss for MSF and the affected community, to whom WHO offers its sympathy and support – and a serious challenge to […]

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

By |September 25th, 2015|

WHO welcomes the launch of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and commits to work with partners around the world to achieve the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Building on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the SDG agenda demonstrates unprecedented scope and ambition. Poverty eradication, health, education, and food security and nutrition remain priorities, but the […]

Satisfy your thirst in the best possible way with Water, the true source of all our lives

By |July 29th, 2015|

When I was growing up I was fortunate enough to have access to tons of water, milk, and orange juice. However my family also subscribed to a Soda Delivery Service. A Soda Truck would park in our drive way and take away our empty glass soda bottles in exchange for a wooden crate filled with […]

15 Factors That Affect a Woman's Fertility

By |July 16th, 2015|

Trouble getting pregnant? Here are some possible causes of female infertility.

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What causes infertility?
by Amanda MacMillan
Most people know that a woman's fertility decreases as she gets older, but even during her most fertile (and otherwise healthy) years, lifestyle choices and external factors can affect a woman's chances of having a healthy baby.”Women […]

10 Signs You Really Need a Vacation

By |July 15th, 2015|

We all need a break from the office once in a while. Here are the telltale signs you could use some time off.

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When to take a day off
by Maria Masters
You probably wouldn't hesitate to call in sick if you had the flu. But would you take a day off when your […]

10 Health Bloggers You'll Love

By |July 9th, 2015|

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So many health blogs, so little time. That's why we scoured the internet and selected the healthy-living voices that are truly worth your clicks. A sometimes foulmouthed ob-gyn, a neuroscientist-slash-foodie, a writer struggling with mental illness—these passionate folks bring unique perspectives and well-tested wisdom to their subjects. And, above all, their feeds are just […]

What In-Season Foods will Benefit Your Health and Budget

By |July 7th, 2015|

Discover In-Season Foods That Benefit Your Health and Budget

Eating seasonal foods is a healthier choice. You can eat in season by selecting food that is growing at the same time you’re shopping.

Eating in-season foods is a wise decision that helps you strengthen your health and save money.

Consider these facts about seasonal foods:

Eating in season adds […]