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Thursday is World Health Day

-with files from the World Health Organization

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 ‘If type 2 diabetes was an infectious disease, passed from one person to another, public health officials would say we’re in the midst of an epidemic. This difficult disease, once called adult-onset diabetes, is striking an ever-growing number of adults. Even more alarming, it’s now beginning to show up in teenagers and children’.-Harvard School of Public Health

 This Thursday, April 7 is World Health Day, as designated by the World Health Organization.This year the main goal of the W.H.O. campaign is to raise awareness about diabetes, and to halt its rise throughout the world. Continue »