International News Archive - May 06, 2010
On Wednesday, China announced it would punish officials who did not fulfill emissions reduction targets, saying the nation's current environmental situation was extremely serious.
The social patterning of deaths due to assault in Scotland, 1980-2005.
Annual heart disease and stroke rates in China will rise by up to 73 percent by 2030, given an aging population and other increased risk factors, without policies and prevention efforts aimed at controlling blood pressure and smoking.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.