Tobacco epidemic disproportionately affect low and middle-income countries, where more than 80% of the world’s smokers now live
Living & People - wellness
For Jasmin Bueno, aged seven, and her brother Aaron, aged six, there is little that can make swallowing chemo-profilactic pills any less bitter. But the tablets they stoically gulp down daily during the next six months are the best protection they can get from contracting tuberculosis.
Paraguay, in the first 10 months of this year, registered 408 cases of breast cancer, one more than in all of 2015, when the mortality rate was 10.1 per 100,000 women, the Health Ministry reported Wednesday on World Day of the Fight against Breast Cancer.
Cuba has successfully held off the Zika epidemic and in the process all but eliminated Dengue fever and other mosquito-carried illnesses