Tag: health issues

Taiwan, the Vatican collaborate to provide 100,000 facial masks to Africa

May 4, 2020

The Holy See will donate 100,000 surgical face masks provided by Taiwan – which arrived in the city-state along with two infrared thermal imaging cameras – to certain African countries to help them combat the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Taiwan’s Ambassador to the Vatican, Matthew Lee. The donation of about 200,000 masks by Taiwan was […]

Continue Reading

Adults with dysfunctional childhoods more at risk of heart disease, health issues

May 4, 2020

A high level of childhood family environment adversity has been shown to increase a person’s risk of having heart disease in their 50s and 60s. Children who experience trauma, abuse, neglect and family dysfunction are also likely to report higher rates of stress, smoking, anxiety, depression and sedentary lifestyle – which persist well into adulthood. […]

Continue Reading