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California Mandates Vaccines for Schoolchildren
New York Times - Health : June 30, 2015, 11:52 am
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law on Tuesday to prohibit immunization exemptions based on personal or religious beliefs.
Report Shows Widespread Mistreatment by Health Workers During Childbirth
New York Times - Health : June 30, 2015, 11:41 am
The abuses inflicted on women around the world as their babies are born are forcing some to stay at home instead of going to a hospital.
W.H.O. Certifies End of Mother-to-Child Transmission of H.I.V. in Cuba
New York Times - Health : June 30, 2015, 10:02 am
Cuba was the first country to receive the distinction, which requires 95 percent of elimination targets to be met, for H.I.V. and syphilis transmission.
Dirty Water and Open Defecation Threaten Gains in Child Health
New York Times - Health : June 30, 2015, 9:48 am
A report by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund says that one in three people in the world have no sanitation facilities.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Works Globally to Fight Antismoking Measures
New York Times - Health : June 30, 2015, 8:19 am
The American trade group and its foreign affiliates pit countries against one another and lobby on behalf of the tobacco industry around the world.