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WHO: Viral testing 'advisable' in Rio's Olympic waters

RIO DE JANEIRO - The World Health Organization's top water expert said Friday the body "never advised against viral testing" for Rio de Janeiro's polluted waterways where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-14/who-viral-testing-advisa
Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympics test event

...secondary contact per Brazilian regulations.In two separate emailed statements following the AP study, the World Health Organization affirmed it was advising the International Olympic Committee "to widen the scientific base of indicators to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-10/some-us-rowers-fall-ill-
Some US rowers get sick after event in Rio

...for secondary contact per Brazilian regulations.In two separate emailed statements after the AP study, the World Health Organization affirmed it was advising the International Olympic Committee "to widen the scientific base of indicators to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-10/some-us-rowers-get-sick-
Probe finds sewage, viruses at sites of Rio's Olympic events

...determine whether the water is safe, as that is the accepted norm globally."We've had reassurances from the World Health Organization and others that there is no significant risk to athlete health," he told the AP on the sidelines of an IOC...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-30/probe-finds-sewage-virus
USOC contacts other cities about 2024 bid

...Washington," Probst said. WATER WOES: The World Health Organization has asked the IOC to analyze virus levels in...with sewage.In a statement to the AP, the World Health Organization said it suggested the International Olympic Committee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-01/usoc-contacts-other-citi
Church forms bonds gives medical aid through foreign mission trips

...herself continuing similar work on a full-time basis after graduate school, and perhaps one day working for the World Health Organization or the Centers for Disease Control.On Tuesday, she applied for a certificate program in global health at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-07-03/church-forms-bonds-gives
Take pride in vaccines

...Rubella has been eliminated from the Western Hemisphere. On April 29, the Pan-American Health Organization/World Health Organization declared that "the Americas region has become the first in the world to be declared free of endemic transmission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-15/take-pride-vaccines
Speaker urges GRU grads to follow passions

...countries. About 15 million premature babies are born every year and that number is increasing, according to the World Health Organization. It accounted for 1 million deaths in 2013 and complications from pre-term birth is the leading cause of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-05-08/speaker-urges-gru-grads-foll
Lumber Liquidators suspends sales of Chinese-made flooring

...percent of the kits from customers with laminate flooring from China showed formaldehyde air concentrations within World Health Organization guidelines.It also said its suppliers have certified and labeled the flooring as compliant with California...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-07/lumber-liquidators-suspend
Japanese athletes turn back the clock

...than any other developed country and also has the longest life-expectancy of 86.2 years, according to the World Health Organization.The combination of the two is producing some impressive athletic feats.Japanese professional baseball player...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-12/japanese-athletes-tu