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Breaking News: Study finds drug industry 'exaggerated' swine flu risks for profit
Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-11-13 09:08:05 -0800 | health-news

Large pharmaceutical companies are in business to make money, just like every other large corporation. So, when a new study published in BMJ finds the drug industry exaggerated the risk of swine flu (H1N1) and in turn made billions of...
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Breaking News: States have drawn more Obamacare enrollees than feds
Posted by: Robert Weller

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-11-15 12:34:34 -0800 | health-news

Fewer than 40,000 people have signed up for Obamacare, and not all of those have completed the process. The states running their own programs have reported 49,100 enrollments, and it does not include the nation’s most populous state California. The...
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Posted by: Elderly1933Extrovert

Shanghai :: China | updated 2013-11-12 13:28:16 -0800 | health-news

The incident occurred when the woman realised she had missed her exit and reversed back 2km on the motorway instead of turning off on the next junction. Making things worse by reversing on to the carrigeway from the hard shoulder...
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Breaking News:  Extra weight linked to heart problems regardless of metabolic syndrome
Posted by: Debbie Nicholson

Copenhagen :: Denmark | updated 2013-11-13 21:45:07 -0800 | health-news

Overweight and obesity are risk factor myocardial infarction and ischemic heart disease Being overweight and obese is likely to myocardial infarction (MI) and ischemic heart disease (IHD), however, whether excess body fat leads to excess cardiovascular risk in the absence...
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Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-05-09 19:20:07 -0700 | health-news

A storm of incredible strength and spreading disaster on an unimaginable scale tore through the Philippines Friday, leaving millions affected. While officials still don’t know the complete extent of the damage, they estimate 10,000 or more have died, with an...
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Breaking News: Obesity in older women linked to mortality and disability
Posted by: Debbie Nicholson

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2013-11-14 10:14:29 -0800 | health-news

A bigger waist in older women associated to major chronic disease before age 85 Americans are getting older and most Americans that are aging are women. Almost 35 million Americans or one in eight are 65 years or older and...
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Posted by: chnarendra

New Delhi :: India | updated 2013-11-12 05:41:12 -0800 | health-news

India has declared itself free from Notifiable Avian Influenza (H5N1), commonly called bird flu, and notified the same to World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). India notified outbreak of Avian Influenza (H5N1) at Poultry Production Unit, College of Veterinary Sciences...
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Breaking News: Climate Risk Index: A warning for the planet
Posted by: lalag

Warsaw :: Poland | updated 2013-11-14 08:57:50 -0800 | health-news

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Breaking News: Draft of California bill would mandate porn stars wear protective eyewear
Posted by: skooter

Cebu :: Philippines | updated 2013-11-11 23:50:17 -0800 | health-news

Skooter reports 11/12/13 First it was obligatory condoms. Now lawmakers want to make porn stars wear more gear to keep them safe from infection from bodily fluids. A California worker safety bill’s latest version may require adult film actors to...
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Breaking News: California companies recall 90 tons of salads, wraps over E. coli outbreak
Posted by: Nina Rai

Richmond :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-11-12 10:36:02 -0800 | health-news

An E. coli outbreak linked to at least 26 patients in three Western states has forced a nationwide recall of tons of prepackaged salads and sandwich wraps, the US Department of Agriculture said. Glass Onion Catering and Athertone Foods, Inc.,...
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Breaking News: Should Kids Lift Weights?
Posted by: Peter Gill

Lahore :: Pakistan | updated 2013-11-11 01:25:21 -0800 | health-news

We are sending our kids the wrong message. Muscle magazines, Internet tough guys and even health teachers are filling their minds with absurd information about strength training. Here are some common sense answers to oft-asked questions to get your kids...
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Breaking News: Frozen Meat Poses Food-Poison Threat
Posted by: Peter Gill

Lahore :: Pakistan | updated 2013-11-11 01:08:46 -0800 | health-news

ISLAMABAD: Researchers have found that defrosted meat can rapidly become contaminated with bacteria. The finding may partly explain the UK’s food-poisoning epidemic. Work at the Centre for Cell and Tissue Research at the University of York has shown that thawed...
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Breaking News: Women have sex for emotional (not erotic) reasons
Posted by: Jane Thomas

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2013-11-11 08:49:54 -0800 | health-news

Sexual phenomena, such as arousal and orgasm, rely on explicitly adult themes. Anyone who is restricting these phenomena to a lovig relationship with one individual is confusing the sensual and emotional aspects of sexual activity with a lover and the...
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Breaking News: Let's get real about our ridiculous standards of beauty; selling illusions (Video)
Posted by: VeronicaS

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2013-11-11 19:24:37 -0800 | health-news

We have convinced ourselves it is all about health and longevity but is it? Yes, there is an obesity epidemic in America but on the flip side of this is our obsession with what I like to call “the ridiculously...
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Posted by: JohnWilson935

Iowa City :: IA :: USA | updated 2013-11-11 17:57:02 -0800 | health-news

The Fallacy of Healthcare in the United States, ... that our Healthcare system delivers "health." Yes, "healthcare" is expensive. Health care spending in the US per capita is $8,608, the highest of any nation on earth. While we spend the...
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