Refine Search

Pretty Paris' dirty secret: Pollution

...gasoline engines.That pollution is linked to asthma, bronchitis and increased risk of heart problems, and the World Health Organization's France-based cancer agency says diesel fumes can cause lung cancer.But European consumers prefer diesel...
Nation and World
Swimming body criticizes Olympic organizers

...organzers said they were exploring testing for viruses in Rio's water venues and were taking guidance from the World Health Organization. Last month the WHO's top water expert Bruce Gordon told AP the body recommends viral test in Rio's Olympic...
Not For Web
Some US rowers fall ill at 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...
Meals with moms

...that work when they return to work," Gress said. "It's just such a major challenge for people."The World Health Organization recommends mothers exclusively breastfeed for the first six months of an infant's life. Repeated studies...
Malaria killed more people than usual in Ebola outbreak

...was published online Tuesday in the journal, Lancet Infectious Diseases.In an email, Franco Pagnoni of the World Health Organization said "the collateral damage of epidemics is a known phenomenon" and that aid workers should try to lessen...
Not For Web
UN tally of Ebola deaths passes 10,000, most in West Africa

GENEVA - The World Health Organization marked a grim milestone Thursday in the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak, estimating that the virus had killed over 10,000 people...
Sierra Leone to shut down for three days to slow Ebola believed to have sickened more than 5,300 people and killed more than 2,600 of them, the U.N.'s World Health Organization reported. In a sign the crisis is picking up steam, more than 700 of those infections were recorded in the...
Not For Web
Hoya on the hardwood in government studies and international relations, he weighed options to work for the World Bank and World Health Organization."I always felt like there was unfinished business," Touomou said. "I was never able to play basketball...
South Sudan peace talks to open in Ethiopia

...United Nations bases, which have insufficient space to house these numbers," said Abdi Aden Mohammed, the World Health Organization's representative in South Sudan.Kiir insists the fighting was sparked by a coup attempt mounted by soldiers...
Solidarity with those who suffer

...facing malnutrition or even starvation this summer because of failed crops caused by drought. According to the World Health Organization, 10-15 percent of the populations of those countries are already suffering from famine with 1-1.5 million...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback