WHO pushes for higher taxes on alcohol, sugary drinks

The World Health Organization (WHO) is pushing for higher taxes on alcohol and sugary drinks, saying many countries are not using their tax dollars to encourage healthier habits. WHO on Tuesday New data released Shows worldwide tax rates on products like. alcohol and sweet drink He argued that the percentage was “low.” The United Nations […]

Why are some Republicans pushing new taxes and higher prices?

Here is a concoction that conservatives instinctively know is harmful: new taxes, price increases, energy use penalties, and giving foreign countries influence over how the United States regulates them. be. Nevertheless, a small number of Republicans are pushing policy ideas that would lead to just that outcome. Carbon tariffs are taxes levied on imported […]

California State University faculty launch strike across campuses demanding higher pay

Faculty members at California State University, the nation’s largest public university, will hold four rounds on four campuses starting Monday to demand pay increases and increased parental leave for thousands of professors, librarians, coaches and other employees. Go on a one-day strike. Cal Poly Pomona strike. San Francisco State University; California State University, Los Angeles; […]

Risk of Islamist Terror ‘Higher Than For a Long Time’ Says Germany

Hamas’ attacks on Israel in October are sparking a new wave of anti-Semitic and anti-Western extremism in Europe in new ways never seen before, Germany’s Politburo warns. ing. Lone wolf attacks on soft targets are a major threat, and the German federal state says disparate Islamist groups, previously estranged from each other due to historical […]

Depression rates higher among college students than their peers, study suggests

College students may be at higher risk of experiencing depression and anxiety compared to young people without higher education, according to a new study published in the journal Lancet Public Health. Researchers from University College London analyzed data from two studies. The original study surveyed 4,832 young people aged 18 and 19 between 2007 and […]

These foods could be putting you at a higher risk of cancer, researchers say

Eating certain foods and drinks may increase your risk of developing colorectal cancer (CRC), according to a new study published in the journal Nutrients. Researchers from China’s Zhejiang University School of Medicine analyzed 139 dietary factors and their effects on the risk of developing colorectal cancer (CRC). Participants included 118,210 people in the UK Biobank […]