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Stories Tagged "World Health Organization"

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WHO Agency: Air Pollution Causes Cancer

posted on October 18, 2013 at 11:55 AM

The expert panel's classification was made after scientists analyzed more than 1,000 studies worldwide. Full Story

FCC Aims to Kill LightSquared Wireless Network

posted on February 17, 2012 at 4:02 PM

NEW YORK (AP) -- Federal officials plan to kill a proposal to build a new national high-speed wireless network after concluding it would in some cases jam personal-navigation and other GPS devices. The Federal Communications Commission sought... Full Story

McDonald's Asks Producers to Stop Using Hog Crates

posted on February 17, 2012 at 3:52 PM

   DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - McDonald's Corp. says it will requireits U.S. pork suppliers to provide plans by May to phase out theuse of stalls that confine pregnant sows.     The Humane Society of the United States is... Full Story

Bird Flu Still A Menace in Asia and Beyond

posted on February 17, 2012 at 3:47 PM

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Thought bird flu was gone? Recent human deaths in Asia and Egypt are a reminder that the H5N1 virus is still alive and dangerous, and Vietnam is grappling with a new strain that has outsmarted vaccines used to protect... Full Story

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