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Photo provided on March 22, 2018, showing a view of rainwater harvested and bottled at Casa del Agua, in Mexico City, Mexico, March 20, 2018. EPA-EFE/Casa del Agua

The World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF in 2017 said that 2.1 billion people lacked access to safe drinking water and that 40 percent of humanity is affected by water shortages.

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This State is Officially an Opioid Disaster Zone

 01/10/2018 - 17:22
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Governor Tom Wolf signed a public health Statewide Disaster Declaration today, initiating a concerted effort to fight against the pernicious opioid epidemic. This is the first-ever official proclamation to be made regarding the issue in Pennsylvania, but not the first time that the State has addressed it. What changes now?

La dieta detox a debate

 01/08/2018 - 09:28
¿Es una buena idea empezar el año a base de zumos de frutas y verduras? Foto:

“¡En enero empiezo! “Este año voy a ir más al gimnasio”. ¿Te suenan? Son los objetivos con los que todos solemos empezar el año. Este año la tendencia es comenzar el año con una dieta detox. ¿Sabes en qué consiste? ¿La puedes hacer en casa? ¿Es realmente tan saludable?


Brace Yourselves for Impact! ‘Bomb Cyclone’ Expected To Hit Us Soon.

 01/03/2018 - 16:07
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You read that headline correctly. A “bomb cyclone”, or “bombogenesis”, is projected to impact Philadelphia with radically cold temperatures, dangerous gusts of wind, and plenty of snow. Here’s what you need to know, and what precautions you should take in case the meteorology reports are on target.