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World health depends on changing the way food is made and eaten

VATICAN (CNS): The food people pick at the supermarket and cook in their kitchens can make a huge difference in helping address the global problems of hunger, obesity and climate change, a number of speakers said at a for a three-day international conference on how religions can contribute to the world reaching the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.
 

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Healthy living in unhealthy environment

HONG KONG (SE): Although it may not be strong enough to make you glow in the dark, a researcher in environmental and health care issues, Mamie Lau, said at a forum on July 31 that the atmosphere in which we live in Hong Kong today is plagued with radio activity and chemical toxins.

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Manila’s black hole is a health hazard

MANILA (UCAN): On the eve of the culmination of the climate summit in Paris, members of the Urban Poor and some Church groups in Manila joined hands in protest against the operation of a coal dust storage facility in the middle of the Philippine capital.

“It is terrible that these poor people are exposed to such dangerous health hazards,” Notre Dame Sister Anne Brittain, said.

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