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2014-03-27 08:34:33

New Advocacy Grants Will Strengthen Reproductive Health Rights in Nicaragua, Burkina Faso, Senegal and Uganda NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg Philanthropies today

Tobacco-Related Deaths Have Tripled In Past Decade
2012-03-23 04:39:07

The World Lung Foundation (WLF) said on Wednesday that tobacco-related deaths have tripled in the past decade.

2011-05-31 13:40:00

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that tobacco will kill about six million people this year, including 600,000 nonsmokers.

2009-08-25 14:30:00

Tobacco use claims the lives of about 6 million people each year and requires about $500 billion annually, according to a new report.

2009-03-26 21:23:24

New York health officials said the number of tuberculosis cases in the city has dropped 2 percent to 895 reported cases last year from 914 in 2007. Dr.

Word of the Day
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.