Stories tagged “health”
On the streets of New Delhi, India, you can have a lot more than your shoes cleaned. I talked with some vendors in New Delhi who get a little more personal… They’ll pick your earwax for you!
Mexico has a long tradition of entomophagy — eating insects. You may shudder, but some insects are delicious, nutritious and considered gourmet delicacies. The creepy-crawlies also provide an inexpensive source of nutrition.
Many women in rural Mexico don’t get proper care for serious diseases like cervical cancer. A key reason: Jealous husbands don’t want male doctors seeing wives’ bodies. Now, a group of laywomen who aren’t certified as doctors or nurses are coming to their aid.
Operation Care provided thousands with meals, medical and dental care, clothing, shelter, counseling and more. The giant field hospital brought together the National Guard, a hospital and an agency for the homeless.
Washington state considers a ban on hiring smokers. Some companies already ban smokers, and one airline says it’ll fire anyone it catches lighting up — even outside work.