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2013-12-02 21:41:35

Despite increasing efforts to diagnose and treat anemia worldwide, there remains a surprisingly large global burden of the disease, particularly among young children and women.

Inadequate Sanitation Is The No. 1 Topic On World Toilet Day
2013-11-19 14:50:01

In declaring Nov. 19 “World Toilet Day,” the United Nations has symbolically made Tuesday’s No.1 priority raising awareness of inadequate sanitation for people living around the world.

2013-11-15 10:56:58

Leading researchers and global health organizations today issued a call-to-action to advance a comprehensive research agenda to address the global burden of preterm birth, which has become the leading cause of newborn deaths worldwide.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'