Officials in Congo on Tuesday said a second Ebola case had been confirmed in Goma, the city of more than 2 million people whose first confirmed case in this yearlong outbreak was reported earlier this month.
The NCS's publication, “Theory at a Glance,” includes several theories to predict or explain why we adopt a health behavior at the individual level.
The American Red Cross lists several other factors that can lead to drowning among teens and adults. Two of the most common include not knowing how to swim and swimming with no supervision.
A tropical disturbance is expected to douse South Florida this week.The NHC forecast shows the system moving near the Straits of Florida and the Bahamas.
Discovery Channel's Shark Week kicked off July 28, and many Florida beach-goers might find themselves paralyzed with fear while stepping into the Atlantic on the state's east coast. After all, the state is home to the "shark bite capital of the world," New Smyrna Beach.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, heat is the leading cause of weather-related deaths over the last 30 years. And, as the eastern two-thirds of the U.S. bake, more than 195 million Americans could be in danger without proper planning and knowledge about the effects of heat.
An abundance of fuel load, the flammable material of a fire, has led 57 of Texas' 254 counties to impose a burn ban, citing dry conditions and extreme heat.
Tamil Nadu is facing a major water crisis due to prolonged drought. The drought, which is the area’s worst in 30 years, began in 2016.
For displaced hurricane victims, the next step is seeking federal rebuilding funds administered by the state. They fear the process could take years.