The World Health Organization Urges Switch To "Smart" Syringes By 2020

By using the same syringe to give injections to multiple people, health practitioners around the world are significantly driving the spread of many deadly infectious diseases. In an effort to deal with this problem, the WHO is pushing for syringes that cannot be used more than once — and they want this worldwide… » 2/23/15 2:20pm 2/23/15 2:20pm

The World Health Organization Wants to Legalize Sex Work and Drugs

Earlier this month, the World Health Organization (WHO) released guidelines for helping to prevent the spread of HIV in key populations. The group, which also monitors the globe for pandemic outbreaks, says we have to decriminalize sex work and drugs if we want to stop HIV. » 7/22/14 11:29am 7/22/14 11:29am

Miss Universe contestant petitions World Health Organization to remove…

Many of you will remember Jenna Talackova, the Canadian Miss Universe nominee who had to fight for her right to compete at last year's pageant because she's transgendered (she won the appeal and finished in the top 12). Now, Talackova is asking the World Health Organization to remove transsexualism from their list of… » 10/23/12 6:20am 10/23/12 6:20am

Remember Swine Flu? Well, It's A Pandemic After All

While public concern over the H1N1 influenza may have quietened down, that doesn't mean that the threat of swine flu is over for now. Just the opposite - the WHO has officially designated it the first pandemic in over 40 years. » 6/14/09 9:00am 6/14/09 9:00am

We May All Die From Swine Flu

Forget avian flu; a "swine flu" that's already killed eighteen people in Mexico seems to have come to the US, and the World Health Organization are discussing whether or not to declare it a pandemic. » 4/25/09 1:00pm 4/25/09 1:00pm