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  • DTP3 Immunization Coverage on the Rise

    DTP3 Immunization Coverage on the Rise

      Diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough), are serious diseases. However, vaccines and immunization can protect both children, as well as adults, from these diseases. Over the years, the percentage of people who have been provided immunization against these three infectious diseases is on the rise. Diphtheria, which spreads from one person to the other,
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  • Household and ambient air pollution: A Health Hazard

    Household and ambient air pollution: A Health Hazard

      Household and ambient air pollution is an environmental as well as health risk. Millions of people die every year due to household air pollution, which results from cooking with unclean fuels, or ambient air pollution, which rises from traffic, waste burning or residential fuel combustion or industrial sources. If the rising levels of air
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  • An Insight Into the Number of Deaths From Skin Diseases

    An Insight Into the Number of Deaths From Skin Diseases

      Skin is one of the most important as well as the largest organ of the human body. The skin is the body’s outer covering and protects the ligaments, muscles, bones, as well as the internal organs. Apart from regulating the body temperature, it also allows sensations such as heat, cold, touch etc. However, as
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  • The Number of Dentists in the United States per 100,000 People

    The Number of Dentists in the United States per 100,000 People

    In order to provide people with the best healthcare, it is essential that the government provides good infrastructure and qualified work force. However, it is also imperative that there should be a sufficient number of doctors or specialists to ensure that the population gets access to good healthcare. Dental care is a significant part of
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  • Kidney Diseases Death Rate By Country, On A World Map

    Kidney Diseases Death Rate By Country, On A World Map

      Kidney diseases are a worldwide health crisis and it has been estimated that every year millions of people die around the world due to kidney-related ailments. As important organs of the human body, kidneys help extract waste from the blood, form urine and also help in the smooth flow of many other functions of
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  • Which Countries Have the Most Deaths from Heart Disease?

    Which Countries Have the Most Deaths from Heart Disease?

      A healthy heart is imperative for a long and robust life. However, the prevalence of heart diseases varies from country to country. While in some nations, the incidence of heart diseases is more due to varying factors such as an unhealthy diet or living standards or high levels of stress, in others, it may
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  • Global Immunization – Worldwide Measles Incidence and Prevention

    Global Immunization – Worldwide Measles Incidence and Prevention

    Measles can be a deadly disease if not treated on time. Very young children are susceptible to the disease which is contagious and is caused by virus. Some of the symptoms of the disease are red eyes, runny nose, sore throat, cough and fever. A few days after the showing of the symptoms, the victim
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  • Countries where road accident injury is the main killer

    Countries where road accident injury is the main killer

    Every year, millions of people lose their lives due to injuries received in road accidents. Most of the people who are killed include cyclists, bikers and pedestrians. However, a sizeable number of drivers are killed due to rash or drunk driving or other factors. Majority of the countries where the number of deaths in road
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