Many things a child does — from playing outside to sprawling out on carpets and lawns — puts them at greater risk for exposure to environmental hazards such as pollution in the air, pesticides on grass and treatments on rugs.
Taiwan banned the sale of dog and cat meat, a menu item that would not go down well in the United States. Here are 18 other unusual food traditions from around the world.
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese automakers are looking beyond the industry trend to develop self-driving cars and turning their attention to robots to help keep the country’s rapidly graying society on the move.
CHICAGO (Reuters) – Smithfield Foods, the world’s largest pork producer, has established a separate bioscience unit to expand its role in supplying pig parts for medical uses, with the ultimate goal of selling pig organs for transplantation into humans.
India has passed a landmark bill which aims to ensure equal rights for those living with HIV/AIDS.
(Reuters) – Austrian biotech company Themis Bioscience said on Tuesday it had started a clinical trial of an experimental Zika vaccine in healthy volunteers, opening up another front in the race to prevent the spread of the mosquito-borne disease.
About 40% of people in the US will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives, but there are ways to lower the risks.