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High schoolers who don’t date are less depressed than their counterparts who do, study says

But a recent study published in the Journal of School Health reveals that adolescents who choose not to date fare as well as, or better than, their coupled counterparts in social and leadership skills. They’re also less depressed. “We know that romantic relationships are very common among adolescents — in fact, a majority have been… Read More »

WHO says eradicating malaria ‘can be done’, but first aim is to control it

London, Reuters – Eradicating malaria is biologically feasible and a lofty aim, the World Health Organization said on Friday, but the focus for now should be getting the funds, tools and political will to control it. FILE PHOTO: A worker sprays insecticide for mosquitos at a village in Bangkok, Thailand, December 12, 2017. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File… Read More »

Ebola outbreak in Congo is a public health emergency of international concern, WHO says

“The risk of Ebola spread in DRC and the region remains very high, and the risk of spread outside the region remains low,” Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of WHO, said during a press conference on Wednesday. “Now is the time for the international community to stand in solidarity with the people of DRC.” WHO… Read More »