Almost 850,000 people across the United States died in 2016 from cardiovascular disease, according to the American Heart Association. On Saturday in Spokane, survivors, caretakers and supporters walked to bring awareness to heart disease and strokes.
Since the end of 2017, South Bend in Indiana, the US has seen an uptick in youth violence and fatal shootings involving children. Saturday one group worked to bring peace so the violence doesn't get any worse.
Drug addiction is a social ailment with numerous physical and psychological effects. Particular attention should be paid to the root causes of the problem, otherwise any treatment will last for a short period and drug abusers will revert to their previous status.
Three buses are being deployed across Tehran from December 3 to 20 to provide information to the public about acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), said Tehran Municipality's director general for health affairs.
Migraine Awareness Week is an annual campaign that is observed during Sept. 6-12, 2015, to draw attention to migraine. Every year, migraine awareness week is observed to educate the public on the seriousness of the condition and reduce its stigma. This year, the focus of Migraine Awareness Week is on young people.
Using data from the largest cross-sectional survey of climate change perceptions ever conducted, researchers writing in Nature Climate Change today report the first global assessment of factors underlying climate change awareness and risk perception. They say results indicate that to be most effective, climate-related messages must be tailored to public awareness and perceptions specific to each nation.