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Faux environmentalists allowing more pollution by fighting nuclear

...without equivalent capacity available from fossil or nuclear. CONSIDER THESE consequences: No less than the World Health Organization estimates that as many as 7 million people die each year because of the burning of fossil fuels. This is the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-11-17/faux-environment
Nations unprepared for rising number of elderly

...The index compiles data from the U.N., World Health Organization, World Bank and other global agencies, and...the director of Ageing and Life Course for the World Health Organization. "One of the challenges for population aging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-10-07/nations-unprepared-rising-number-el
Wall Street Focus: Combating diabetes

...billion last year.More than 350 million people worldwide are estimated to have diabetes, according to the World Health Organization. New treatments like the DPP-4 class of drugs have helped make diabetes treatments the fourth best-selling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-09-17/wall-street-focus-combatin
Georgia researchers study new flu virus

...among birds, emerged in people in March but so far has been contained to China and Taiwan, according to the World Health Organization. There have been 133 people infected, and 43 have died, according to WHO.This avian virus so far hasn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-08-07/georgia-researchers-study-ne
Henry Yeatman

...populations of copepods that carry guinea worm larvae; and worked with the Centers for Disease Control, the World Health Organization and the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization training scientists in copepod identification to prevent the spread...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000168174558
Smart meter movement stirs rowdy debate in Texas

...protect the smart meters from hackers. Some studies have also added to the health concerns. A branch of the World Health Organization last year called radio-frequency radiation from cellphones, utility meters and other devices a "possible carcinogen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-08-25/smart-meter-movement-stirs
US won't appeal ruling blocking graphic cigarette warnings

...years, more than 40 countries or jurisdictions have introduced labels similar to those created by the FDA. The World Health Organization said in a survey done in countries with graphic labels that a majority of smokers noticed the warnings and more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-03-19/us-wont-appeal-ruling-bloc
Lift DDT ban

...to any adverse health outcome [in humans]," said Dr. Amir Attaran, a malaria expert formerly with the World Health Organization and now with Harvard University's Center for International Development."Carson and those who joined her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-06-09/lift-ddt-ban
State reviewing why more women die in childbirth

...mortality is the number of infants dying before reaching their first birthday. Maternal mortality, defined by the World Health Organization, is the number of women who die during pregnancy and childbirth.All Southeastern states have seen a decline...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-07-10/state-reviewing-why-more-wom
Two years after disaster, Fukushima residents thriving, healing

...elementary schools in the city of Koriyama, which is a bit bigger than Pittsburgh. Earlier this month, the World Health Organization reported extremely low radiation levels, though other agencies say the full health impact might not be seen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/joe-hotchkiss-columns/2013-03-24/two-years-