Food giants respond to worries over packaging

When Rebecca Prince-Ruiz remembers how her warm movement for Plastic Free July improved over the years, she simply smiles. What started in 2011 40 people pledging not to put plastic in one month a year has improved dramatically as 326 million people have promised to do the same today. Since 2000, the plastics industry has […]

Keeping a check on mental health & illness for older adults

CHEEKTOWAGA, NY (WKBW) – Our mental health plays an important role in our whole life and for older adults it is important for them to recognize mental illness with aging. The World Health Organization estimates that up to 15 percent of adults 60 years of age and older suffer from bipolar disorder. As part of […]

Health Experts Slam Biden’s ‘Massive’ Global Leadership Failure

U.S. President Joe Biden, riding high in the polls, raised his 100-day administration record in his speech at a joint congressional hearing on Wednesday. Focusing on his remarks, especially on the COVID-19 crisis, Biden spoke of how America is “leading the world and” finding drugs “in communities that are hard to reach.” But Biden, striking […]

Doubling down on accessibility: Microsoft’s next steps to expand accessibility in technology, the workforce and workplace

More than 1 billion people worldwide are living with a disability, and in some cases, most of us are likely to experience some form of temporary, permanent, or permanent disability. The visible effects are enormous. Employment and education rates are low and poverty rates are high for people with disabilities. And unfortunately, the inclusion of […]

What are social determinants of health?

Social health decisions are personal situations that affect their health and well-being. It includes politics, economics, and culture, along with how one can easily access health care, education, safe living, and nutrition. The World Health Organization (WHO) is a well-publicized source of information on health issues as “the conditions in which people are born, grew […]

COVID news live: Latest as Boris Johnson to hold coronavirus press conference today and new research offers more vitamin D evidence

Russia reports 8,164 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours That figure includes 1,996 infections in Moscow, taking the official number since the epidemic started at 4,718,854. The state coronavirus Task Force said 379 people had died in the past 24 hours, bringing the total death toll to 106,307. Cases have dropped slightly since […]