#Health

  • Article: Rising Temperatures Could Kill More People Than All Infectious Diseases Combined: Study

    Rising Temperatures Could Kill More People Than All Infectious Diseases Combined: Study

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 4, 2020

    Countries invest in disease prevention. Why not invest in climate action, too? Read more

  • Article: 800 Million Children Face Dangerous Lead Poisoning Globally: UN

    800 Million Children Face Dangerous Lead Poisoning Globally: UN

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 3, 2020

    “Lead silently wreaks havoc on children’s health and development.” Read more

  • Article: Breastfeeding Counseling Could Help Save 820,000 Children Every Year: UN

    Breastfeeding Counseling Could Help Save 820,000 Children Every Year: UN

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 3, 2020

    The WHO and UNICEF are calling for governments to offer more breastfeeding support. Read more

  • Article: Canada's Economy Will Only Recover if Marginalized Communities Get Support: Report

    Canada's Economy Will Only Recover if Marginalized Communities Get Support: Report

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 31, 2020

    COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted marginalized communities around the world. Read more

  • Article: This Nonprofit Is Tackling COVID-19 by Improving Health Systems From Nursing Homes to Refugee Camps

    This Nonprofit Is Tackling COVID-19 by Improving Health Systems From Nursing Homes to Refugee Camps

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 28, 2020

    International Medical Corps aims to improve quality of life for people around the world. Read more

  • Article: How Refugees in Uganda's Nakivale Settlement Are Fighting COVID-19

    How Refugees in Uganda's Nakivale Settlement Are Fighting COVID-19

    By Joe McCarthy|July 22, 2020

    They’re making essential supplies and debunking misinformation. Read more

  • Article: International Students in Melbourne Forced to Turn to Food Banks Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

    International Students in Melbourne Forced to Turn to Food Banks Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

    By Madeleine Keck|July 21, 2020

    Five million Melburnians returned to stage three lockdowns on July 9. Read more

  • Article: Healthy Black Children Are More Likely to Die Than White Children Post Surgery: Study

    Healthy Black Children Are More Likely to Die Than White Children Post Surgery: Study

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 20, 2020

    More research is needed to understand if bias is to blame. Read more