Study: Not Enough Exercise Leads to Sickness

Study: Not Enough Exercise Leads to Sickness

From VOA Learning English, this is the Health & Lifestyle report. About 1.4 billion people around the world do not get enough physical exercise. That represents about one-fourth of the world’s adult population. Those numbers come from the United Nations’ World Health Organization (WHO). A new WHO report warns that a lack of exercise greatly […]

It's Not Too Early to Get Your Flu Shot — and Other Flu Facts

It's Not Too Early to Get Your Flu Shot — and Other Flu Facts

Here’s what to know before the start of flu season. Last year’s severe flu season led to 700,000 people being hospitalized. Here’s what you can do to protect yourself. Photos: Getty Images It’s never too early to start preparing for flu season, and that’s exactly what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is […]

Temptime Unveils New Technology to Support Global Health Organizations with Medical Product Safety

Temptime Unveils New Technology to Support Global Health Organizations with Medical Product Safety

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., Sept. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Temptime Corporation unveiled new technology today that will expand the range and flexibility of the company’s Vaccine Vial Monitors (VVMs), which monitor the temperature exposure of vaccines to ensure that they have not been compromised by excessive heat.  The World Health Organization (WHO) recently identified new parameters for […]

Fortnite addiction 'behind 5% of UK divorces' this year

Fortnite addiction 'behind 5% of UK divorces' this year

Addiction to the hit video game Fortnite: Battle Royale has been cited as a factor in dozens of UK divorces this year, newly released figures show.  A report by UK-based legal service Divorce-Online claims that 200 of the 4,665 divorce petitions handled by the company so far this year mention “Fortnite and other online games” as a […]

How Sound Affects Our Health

How Sound Affects Our Health

Public officials and scientists are increasingly absorbed in the study of how sound affects our health. Negative effects, such as stress from the roar of traffic, are getting most of the attention. But sound experts also are looking at ways that sound can be engineered to both soothe spirits and serve safety needs. Much of […]