The United Nations refugee agency has released a report that coincides with World Refugee Day, that says there are now more refugees in the world than there were nearly 20 years ago. In Burma there are 430,000 displaced people and many more have fled the country.
On average, 20 percent fewer people die from cancer as did 20 years ago.
On average, 20 percent fewer people die from cancer in the US as did 20 years ago.
However, those statistics are greater amongst some groups, while lower in others.
Overall, the decline has been attributed to a decrease in smoking, earlier detection measures, and a better means of prevention.
Lung cancer, which still claims the most lives, has experienced a 34 percent drop in resulting deaths the last couple of decades.
The people who have experienced the biggest plunge in terminal cases are middle aged black men, who now succumb to cancer at only half the rate they used to.
On the other end of the spectrum are elderly white women, who have not seen much of any decline in cancer-related deaths in the past 20 years.
Cancers with the highest mortality rates after lung cancer, are prostate, breast, and colon cancers.
The Cancer Statistics 2014 report was compiled by the American Cancer Society using data supplied by the CDC, the National Cancer Institute, and the National Center for Health Statistics.
Said the CEO of the American Cancer Society, “The progress we are seeing is good, even remarkable, but we can and must do even better."
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Townsville has recorded its wettest April in more than two decades. Heavy rainfalls have pelted the region and many properties remain shut in due to flooding. But out west, the final burst of the wet-season has been cause for celebration.
This is part of an effort to control air pollution in the country.
Ofsted aren't legally required to inspect Outstanding school, but many in Kent haven't been inspected since 2008
Motorsport legend, Mark Skaife, says the decision to scrap the Adelaide 500 supercars race is 'disappointing.'
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The Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar advocates the early to bed, early to rise mantra. And those reading should know that because of his clean and clutter-free lifestyle, the actor has a healthy heart.
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A KentOnline investigation has revealed 33 people from the county have been missing for more than 20 years - vanishing without a trace.