Pictures May Speak Louder Than Words When It Comes To Smoking

Researchers have found that graphic anti-smoking images may be more powerful than words alone in warning people from different income and racial groups about the dangers of smoking. The study, from the Legacy Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health, finds that bold pictorial cigarette warning labels approved by the Food and Drug Administration depicting health […]

Afghanistan maternal mortality claims 1 life in every 2 hours

Afghan public health ministry officials announced at least one Afghan woman dies in every two hours across the country due maternal deaths. Suraya Dalil Afghan public health minister said majority of the mothers die during childbirth as a result of lack of proper healthcare. Meanwhile one Afghan woman was dying in every 24 minutes around […]

Parenting, Mental Illness And Bodily Functions

There are some people who believe you can tell a lot about a person from what they read. By that measure, judging from the year’s most popular posts on Shots, you might think our readers include plenty of depressed parents obsessed with diet and excrement. Luckily for you, dear readers, we here at Shots know […]