Category Archives: NPR


Aug

01

2019
A Ray Of Hope For The Children Of Sex Workers

A Ray Of Hope For The Children Of Sex Workers

The New Light shelter in Kolkata offers a safe home. Founder Urmi Basu was inspired by a walk through the city’s red light district. This year, she was given India’s highest civilian honor for women. (Image credit: Windsor Johnston/ NPR)


Jul

29

2019
Irritating Compounds Discovered In ‘Vape Juice’

Irritating Compounds Discovered In ‘Vape Juice’

Research chemists who analyzed a number of flavored e-liquids found that some ingredients combine on the shelf to create “acetals” — compounds likely to irritate or inflame airways when inhaled. (Image credit: Gabby Jones/Bloomberg via Getty Images)


Jul

26

2019
How To Bring Cancer Care To The World’s Poorest Children

How To Bring Cancer Care To The World’s Poorest Children

For children in developing countries, cancer care is largely out of reach. But new research is challenging assumptions that it’s too costly and complicated. (Image credit: Kateryna Kon/Science Photo Library/Getty Images)


Jul

19

2019
Study: Sugar Rules The World And Ruins Teeth

Study: Sugar Rules The World And Ruins Teeth

The authors of a new study say dental health is especially bad in low- and middle-income countries — and that Big Sugar works to make sure soda and candy aren’t targeted as cavity culprits. (Image credit: John Stanmeyer for NPR)



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