More than four million people a year have been denied the use of a wheelchair despite needing one after breaking a leg or having surgery, the British Red Cross claimed.
Millions of patients in UK denied use of a wheelchair
In rapidly graying Japan, living till you're 100 is no longer a milestone for many: Miyako Chiyo, the oldest person in the country and world, died Sunday aged 117, according to the country's Health Ministry.
World's oldest person dies at 117
Many college students turn to ADHD medications during exam week, treating the prescription stimulants as "smart drugs" that will enhance their academic performance.
Study: Illicit use of ADHD meds won't boost grades
Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) is facing a deepening staffing crisis as hospitals report growing shortages of doctors, nurses, midwives and therapists, official figures have revealed.
NHS in England facing deepening staffing crisis
Some 711 migrant children taken from their parents at the US-Mexico border have not yet been returned to them, despite a court-ordered deadline.
US child migrants: Over 700 not reunited with families by deadline
The number of newborns in South Korea fell again in May, government data showed Wednesday, in the latest sign of the chronic low birthrate that has plagued Asia's fourth-largest economy for more than a decade.
South Korea's childbirths continue to decline
Two pregnant women are among a group of migrants left stranded at sea for almost a fortnight after Tunisia became the latest of four countries to refuse their ship entry.
Pregnant women among migrants stranded at sea off Tunisian coast
Significantly more investment is needed to lift hundreds of millions rural poor out of poverty and make agriculture environmentally sustainable, according to Rob Vos, director of the markets, trade and institutions division at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
Sustainable agriculture to end world hunger
The worst ravages of climate change are on display around the world.
World is hot, on fire, and flooding
Pakistan contributes less than one percent of the world's greenhouse gases blamed for causing global warming, yet its 200 million people are among the world's most vulnerable victims of the growing consequences of climate change.
Pakistan a ground zero for global warming consequences

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