Over 128 million daily commuters in the US and 75 percent report they drive alone. From improving traffic flow to air quality, convincing people to choose a possibly 'greener' mode of transportation presents many challenges.
Limited window to change commuting habits
African-Americans are more likely than whites to experience the loss of a parent during childhood and more likely to be exposed to multiple family member deaths by mid-life, according to a study by the Population Research Center at The University of Texas at Austin.
Blacks experience more family member deaths than whites
By Sadeq Dehqan and Leila Imani
Disarray leads to psychological disorder
Earlier this month the cold snap across Europe claimed more than 60 lives. In Poland temperatures fell to below -30°C in some regions and 10 people died of the cold on January 8 alone.
Hypothermia: Why most deaths are preventable
Dementia sufferers will “bear the brunt of a broken system” until more money is found for social care, say experts.
Dementia sufferers bear brunt of broken social care system
Toxic smog has found itself in the dock in China, as the authorities are taken to court over a problem that has choked entire regions, put public health at risk and forced the closure of schools and roads.
Chinese rights lawyers set sights on smog
A plan, titled 'Moheb', will be implemented to provide psychological support and consultation services to families of firefighters and those injured in the tragic collapse of Plasco Trade Center in downtown Tehran on Thursday, said the head of the State Welfare Organization's Center for Promoting Prevention.
Plasco victims to receive psychological support
Featuring a sturdy leather head-strap and mask, two large tubes and a transparent backpack containing a small potted plant, designer Chih Chiu’s response to crowded, polluted cities is stark.
Bringing a breath of fresh air to polluted British cities
British ministers have been accused of failing young people in mental health units, after revealing there have been 11 deaths in just four years.
UK campaigners condemn care of young people in mental health units
US President Donald Trump is ordering federal agencies to undermine Obamacare through regulatory action — a move that could weaken enforcement of the requirement for Americans to buy health coverage and give insurers leeway to drop some benefits.
Trump order paves way for agencies to weaken health law

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