8 more areas in Sweden added to list of so-called ‘no-go zones’

In 2015, the Swedish police released a report describing 53 districts throughout the country as “vulnerable,” and 15 listed as “especially vulnerable.” Vulnerable areas are described as having high rates of crime and poverty where police face unique challenges and have to adapt their approach.

Almost 1/3 of people worldwide overweight, says new study

The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, examined obesity-related health issues for a period of 25 years between 1990 and 2015. It found that in 2015, 2.2 billion people, or 30 percent of the world’s population, could be described as overweight with a body mass index (BMI) higher than 30.