Barbary Macaques In Gibraltar

“Current laws usually are not protecting the monkeys from abuse or neglect, as they arrive on the park malnourished, with rickets, mobility issues and psychologically damaged because of dwelling in solitary confinement, inside individuals’s homes. A sanctuary for abused and uncared for primates stated being kept as pets left them “malnourished, with rickets, mobility issues […]

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What Elvis Presley’s televised polio vaccination can tell us about the shortfalls of celebrity-endorsed health campaigns

If you had tuned into the Ed Sullivan Show on October 28 1956, you would have witnessed an unexpected promoter of public health. Just before he took the stage to gyrate his way through his hit version of “Hound Dog”, the teenage heartthrob, Elvis Presley, received a polio vaccination live on television. The city’s health […]

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FCC awards $9.2 billion to deploy broadband to 5.2 million U.S. homes, businesses

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said on Monday it has awarded $9.2 billion to provide high-speed broadband internet service to 5.22 million unserved homes and businesses, boosting access in rural areas. The FCC said in its “Rural Digital Opportunity Fund” auction that Charter Communications Inc won $1.22 billion to provide service to 1.06 million […]

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