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Extreme heat is a killer for outdoor sporting events – let’s plan properly to keep everyone safe

Here’s how to reduce heat-related health risks during major sporting events, from the Summer Olympics to test cricket. Athletes, officials, spectators and volunteers all need to take responsibility.
Economic development is a primary factor contributing to rising obesity rates in developing countries. (Shutterstock)

Economic development in sub-Saharan Africa is linked to increasing obesity rates in women

Sub-Saharan Africa is no longer a continent just grappling with hunger and starvation — it is now also dealing with obesity and overweight.

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