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Nearly 70,000 Deaths Worldwide Are Caused by Opioid Overdoses

By Victoria Kim

The World Health Organization has released guidelines aimed at reducing overdose deaths caused by opioids. MORE  

WHO Calls for Stronger Electronic Cigarette Regulation

By Paul Gaita

The World Health Organization also wants a ban of indoor use of the product until conclusive proof that exhaled vapor is not harmful. MORE  

World Health Organization Suggests Decriminalizing Personal Drug Use

By McCarton Ackerman

Following the WHO's suggestion could lead to a drastic drop in the rate of drug abuse, as shown by Portugal. MORE  

Scientists Urge U.N. To ‘Hold Firm’ On E-Cig Regulations

By Shawn Dwyer

A group of physicians and other doctors from 31 counties wrote a letter countering another group advocating for the U.N. to go easy on electronic cigarettes. MORE  

Scary Cigarette Packs Keep Ex-Smokers Ex

By Fionna Agomuoh

Not only current smokers are affected by the warnings, a study finds. MORE  

The World's Booziest Continent

By Valerie Tejeda

People in Europe down double the global alcohol average. MORE  

Oxford Academic Wants WHO To Regulate Booze

By Valerie Tejeda

The World Health Organization should enforce alcohol age laws and limits, argues a global health policy lecturer. MORE  

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