Health Care

World Health Organization plans to eliminate trans-fat from food by 2023

World Health Organization plans to eliminate trans-fat from food by 2023 There are two main sources for trans fats - natural sources such as dairy products and meat of ruminants such as cows and sheep; and industrially-produced sources such as partially hydrogenated oils. The Chief Population Health Dietitian at Northern Health is applauding the move to ban trans fats . The World Health Organization announced on Monday that it is mounting a campaign to have unsafe m... [Full Article...]

World Health Organization preparing for worst-case Ebola scenario

World Health Organization preparing for worst-case Ebola scenario Confirming the case in a chat with Reuters , the director of the main hospital in Democratic Republic of Congo's northwestern town of Bikoro said the health Centre received a new case. The province of Equateur has an estimated population of 2.5 million people with 284 registered health facilities. Normally a remote setting would reduce the chance of the disease spreading. [Full Article...]

May is Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month The report said that children who'd been excluded from school , those in care, or being educated outside of mainstream schools or not in education at all were in danger of missing out on care. But the government said it "completely rejects" any suggestion that the plans lack ambition. "We also want the Government to make up the £2 billion estimated shortfall in council children's services fundi... [Full Article...]

Pelosi dismisses Democratic candidates running against her leadership: 'Just win, baby'

Pelosi dismisses Democratic candidates running against her leadership: 'Just win, baby' McCarthy cited the GOP's sweeping overhaul of the USA tax system, as well as other facets of positive economic growth as reasons why he believes the party needs to defeat Democratic opponents in the November midterm elections. Since then, she championed some of the party's greatest victories in decades, including the 2010 enactment of the Affordable Care Act, but she's come under fire more recentl... [Full Article...]