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|Eat healthier, and you'll help save the planet, report says
A climate change report published Thursday by United Nations scientists says that eating less meat and reducing food waste could slash global emissions and benefit our health and the environment.
POSTED AUGUST 08, 2019 9:51 PM
|Measles on the rise after 19-year absence
Experts fear that measles, declared eliminated in 2000, is here to stay and getting worse, and they point a finger at parents who do not vaccinate their children. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.
POSTED JANUARY 21, 2019 3:54 PM
|H&M partners with South Africa's Mantsho in first collaboration with an African label
Swedish retail giant H&M has joined forces with South African brand Mantsho, in its first ever collaboration with an African designer.
POSTED AUGUST 23, 2019 5:12 PM
|This company is powering blood donations in Nigeria through Google maps
Joseph Kalu makes his way on his motorbike past the frustrated motorists blaring their car horns in the heavy traffic in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial nerve center.
POSTED AUGUST 23, 2019 3:53 PM
|Babies exposed to drugs are kicked out of other daycares. They come here instead
7-week-old Oliveah just started daycare, and when she cries, her teachers ask all the usual questions: Is she hungry? Does she need a diaper change? Is she coming off of opioids?
POSTED AUGUST 23, 2019 12:01 PM
|CBP refuses to publicly reveal how many migrants are sick with contagious diseases
Despite outbreaks of flu, tuberculosis and chicken pox, US Customs and Border Protection refuses to tell the public how many migrants in detention facilities have contagious diseases.
POSTED AUGUST 23, 2019 11:20 AM
|Fires are raging in the Amazon forest. Here's how you can help slow all rainforest loss
The Amazon, the largest rainforest in the world, roughly half the size of the United States, is key to the health of the entire planet. Its trees produce an estimated 20% of the world's oxygen, while putting an enormous amount of water into the atmosphere at a time when cities are drying up. The Amazon is sucking in carbon and greenhouse gases while slowing the rising temperatures. But it's now burning at a record rate -- with images from space showing the smoke covering much of Brazil.
POSTED AUGUST 22, 2019 10:28 PM
|CDC sounds alarm over deadly drug-resistant salmonella
A deadly strain of salmonella that has sickened more than 250 people may not respond to the antibiotics commonly prescribed to treat the foodborne infection, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
POSTED AUGUST 22, 2019 6:36 PM
|Air pollution can kill, even when it meets air quality guidelines, study finds
Even when air pollution is at levels below air quality guidelines and regulatory limits, it can still pose a hazard to public health, a new study finds.
POSTED AUGUST 21, 2019 9:57 PM
|The climate crisis could make it more dangerous to play sports outdoors
About this time every year, there are news reports about student athletes who collapse during practice while getting ready for a big game. Heat illness can lead to death and injury among athletes, and a new report examines why the risk could be rising.
POSTED AUGUST 24, 2019 3:45 PM