The World Health Organization said it had received reports of an attack on medical facilities in eastern Syria that had destroyed a store containing more than 130,000 vaccine doses against measles and polio.
WHO: Attack on Syria vaccine store leaves children at risk
When medical errors lead to serious injuries, patients and families may feel better when doctors take the time to listen to their feelings about the mistake and explain what can be done to prevent it from happening again, a small study suggests.
After medical errors, patients want doctors to hear them out
The aim is for migration to become just one option among others for the rural population of Latin America, said Brazilian expert Luiz Carlos Beduschi, referring to an issue that causes concern in the region due to its impact on food security.
Effort to make immigration an option rather than a need in Latin America
Coffee shops are not doing enough to deal with the billions of disposable cups that are thrown away in the UK each year, an influential committee of MPs has been told.
Coffee shops not doing enough  to combat wasted cups
Planting trees can reduce flood risk, but a high intensity forest land use, such as grazing, can counteract the positive effect of the trees, a recently published study suggested.
Forest grazing counteracts  effectiveness to trees to reduce flooding
China lifting more than 800 million people out of poverty since the start of its economic reform is a great story in human history, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said today, underlining that there is ‘lessons to be learned’ from this Chinese experience.
China lifting 800m people out of poverty is historic
The average teenager sends 3,741 texts per month. Two billion people, or one in three people worldwide, are on Facebook. And 700 million people post photos to Instagram each month.
Parents hear warnings of what teens face today
The crackdown on immigration may be preventing victims of domestic violence from reporting incidents to police or participating in the prosecution of those charged, Kane County State's Attorney Joe McMahon said.
Immigration crackdown interfering with domestic violence cases
Ninety children are being taken into care every day in England and Wales and it's claimed social workers are ‘firefighting’ the most serious cases late into the night.
Ninety children taken into care each day
Over 20,000 girls are married before the age of 18 every day around the world as countries continue to lack legal protections, according to a new study.
Up to 100 million girls unprotected against child marriage

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