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Life expectancy to break 90 barrier

Average life expectancy will rise in many countries by 2030, breaking through 90 years in some places, and policymakers need to make more efforts to plan for it, according to a large international study.

Cancer experts urge greater focus on prevention

Cancer is not an inescapable fate. But while prevention can save millions of lives much more cheaply than treatment, it remains an underfunded, much-neglected weapon in the anti-cancer arsenal, experts say.

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The local government has assured the city’s air remains breathable despite a report from the World Health Organization (WHO) that purportedly labeled them as one of the most polluted cities in the country.

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WITH less than three months before the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 5-21, the World Health Organization (WHO) has issued an advisory to participants in the Games as well as in the Paralympics that will follow. More than providing specific instructions to the athletes on what to do to protect themselves, the advisory should help assure all those planning to attend the Games.

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The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has noted a remarkable improvement in Metro Manila’s air quality in the 3rd quarter of 2011.

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