New Inhaler Protects Lungs from Air Pollution The International Energy Agency says poor air quality kills 6.5 million people each year. Now, German scientists have developed an inexpensive inhaler to protect people’s lungs against harmful air pollution. As we hear from VOA”s Deborah Block, the inhaler could help save lives in the future.
Low Rates of Breastfeeding Increase Child Mortality A new study from researchers at Harvard University is highlighting the importance of breastfeeding babies. The research - published in the journal Maternal and Child Nutrition and says that breastfeeding isn't only good for babies but is also an important women's health care issue. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.
Pope Gives Marching Orders to Jesuits and New Superior Pope Francis is giving marching orders to members of his Jesuit order and their new superior
IBM’s Supercomputer Watson to Study Rare Diseases IBM’s computer system Watson, already working on many different projects from healthcare and education to creating new recipes, will soon be employed in helping doctors diagnose rare diseases. As a former champion of the quiz show Jeopardy, Watson is able to quickly analyze huge amounts of data and answer complex questions. VOA’s George...