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In a move many deem long-overdue, on Monday, June 18th, the World Health Organization announced that it would officially no longer classify transgender people as mentally ill.  

The change, made public in the United Nations health agency’s 11th International Classification

According to a report released last week from the World Health Organization (WHO), depression is the leading cause of illness worldwide. WHO estimates over 300 million people in the world are currently depressed (which is about the population of …

A dengue vaccine called Dengvaxia has been approved for use by the World Health Organization (WHO). In a huge move which will reportedly stop around 80 percent of all hospital cases and 93 percent of fatalities caused by the …

The World Health Organization (WHO) today declared the Zika virus to be an international public health emergency due to the rapid spread of the viral disease, which is transmitted by the Aedes Aegypti mosquito. However, the head of the emergency …

Way back when (in December), we wrote about Zika virus cases in Brazil and said there was probably no reason to panic. Plot twist! The first Zika case may have just been detected in Argentina.

A man in Rosario,