Inflation is driving up food prices and could have a severe impact on the health of Canadians. When the cost of food increases, it restricts the availability of nutritious foods for low-income people.
As the climate crisis worsens, and after being ravaged by the COVID-19, it is paramount for Indonesia and G20 countries to strengthen global pandemic preparedness and climate action.
The human population has doubled in 48 years, and worsening climate change has left the world facing serious health risks, from infectious diseases to hunger and heat stress.
A key issue for African countries is: how to contribute towards averting a climate disaster without compromising economic growth and development.
Green spaces have the potential to reduce heat and improve health, especially in urban areas.
The information about how menopause affects workers should be more diverse.
Pollen can trigger thunderstorm asthma, even in those without diagnosed asthma.
Coastal hospitals are still at high risk, nearly two decades after Hurricane Katrina’s flood disaster at Memorial Medical Center shocked the world.
Today’s psychedelics researchers still have to deal with the fallout of the decadeslong freeze on research. Listen to ‘The Conversation Weekly’ podcast.
It’s clear the current workplace health and safety framework isn’t stopping people from getting bullied. It’s time to treat bullying as a public health issue and address the problem more effectively.
For some people, the risks associated with leaving can seem more dangerous than the storm.
With spring’s arrival, it’s important to know which plants might exacerbate hay fever. Surprisingly, it’s not native wattles you have to watch out for.
Not all cases of La Crosse disease affect the neurological system, but those that do can be severe and sometimes fatal – especially in children.
Balancing wellbeing and money is a matter of how you spend your time.
Lagos waste pickers were dissatisfied with their unhealthy working conditions, poverty and stigmatisation.
The hoarding of the COVID-19 vaccine by wealthy nations led to global calls for vaccine equity. Unless wealthy nations commit to change, the monkeypox vaccine rollout could meet a similar fate.
People wouldn’t last long without the countless other species we depend on for survival.
The worst effects are during high nighttime temperatures, something happening more often with climate change. Wildfires add to the risk.
PFAS can be filtered, but getting rid of the chemicals is a monumental challenge. A new breakthrough offers some hope.
Hives are an allergic reaction and can sometimes be a sign of a more serious immune response.