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World Health Day Focuses On Diabetes Prevention, Management; Lancet Report Shows Number Of Adults With Disease Nearly Quadrupled Over Past 35 Years

News outlets discuss World Health Day, recognized annually by WHO on April 7, and this year’s focus on diabetes management and prevention worldwide, as well as a report on diabetes trends published in The Lancet. Agence France-Presse: Diabetes cases have quadrupled since 1980: WHO “The number of adults estimated to…

Global Community Must Avoid Complacency, Remain Proactive In Face Of Disease Threats

Nature: Viral complacency Editorial Board “…Too often in the past, the world has stumbled from epidemic to epidemic, failing to learn the lessons of the last. Emergency responses to the latest threat capture headlines, research, and political attention. But too often this attention quickly fades. … Following the Ebola epidemic…

Wall Street Journal Examines Questions Over Cigarette Health Warning Labels In India

Wall Street Journal: Will Larger Health Warnings Deter India’s Smokers? “India’s domestic cigarette makers have suspended production in a push-and-pull over the size of health warnings on cigarette packs. The government had asked the makers to display larger warnings on the packs, but after an ongoing legal tussle, tobacco companies…

Liberia Confirms 2 New Ebola Cases In Woman, Child Who Recently Visited Guinea

Agence France-Presse: Liberia says latest Ebola fatality traveled to Guinea “A woman who died of Ebola this week in Liberia, months after it was declared Ebola-free, had traveled to Guinea with her three children, one of whom is also sick, the health ministry said Sunday…” (4/3). Associated Press: Liberia confirms…

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