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Step away from the burger: Why a 'Western' diet is bad for your health - FoxReno.com

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Step away from the burger: Why a 'Western' diet is bad for your health
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(CNN) -- The developing world is seeing rapid urbanization, with more than half of the world's population now living in cities and this figure expected to reach 70% by 2050. But with this progression comes an urban lifestyle -- often meaning less ...
Why a Western diet could be bad for youWTAE Pittsburgh

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Study of 1000 38-year-olds shows 'biological age' ranges from 30 to 60 - Washington Post

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Study of 1000 38-year-olds shows 'biological age' ranges from 30 to 60
Washington Post
When English poet John Milton wrote of "Time, the subtle thief of youth" in the 17th century, he probably wasn't thinking of a high school reunion. But if you've ever been to such an event, Milton's words may have crossed your mind as you walked around ...
Some People Do Age Faster Than OthersWebMD
Rate of aging can be tracked in early adulthood, not just later in lifeMedical News Today
Some lucky people's bodies are getting YOUNGER every day, scientists claimMirror.co.uk
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Health Highlights: July 7, 2015 - Philly.com

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Health Highlights: July 7, 2015
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Too few countries impose high taxes on cigarettes, even though it's a highly effective way to discourage tobacco use, a World Health Organization report says. The agency said placing a tax of up to 75 percent on the retail price of cigarettes is one of ...
WHO for multi-pronged war against tobacco use in South-East AsiaTimes of India
Increase taxes on tobacco products to curb demand: WHOEconomic Times
WHO Urges Governments to Raise Tobacco Taxes to Curb SmokingNDTV
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No West Nile found in latest mosquito tests in Rhode Island - Washington Times

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No West Nile found in latest mosquito tests in Rhode Island
Washington Times
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - State environmental officials say they did not find West Nile virus in the latest round of mosquito tests in Rhode Island. The state Department of Environmental Management said Tuesday that 134 mosquito samples from 23 traps set ...
How You Can Best Protect Yourself Against West Nile VirusHealth Hub from Cleveland Clinic
West Nile Virus Detected In SkokieCBS Local
West Nile Virus Vaccine Enters Human Clinical TrialsKansas City infoZine
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Everything you know about Atherosclerosis is wrong, study shows - State Column

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Everything you know about Atherosclerosis is wrong, study shows
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A new study from researchers at the University of Virginia challenges the basic medical beliefs behind the causes of Atherosclerosis, or a buildup of plaque in the heart and blood vessels. New medical research from the University of Virginia suggests ...
Basic Medical Beliefs About Heart Atherosclerosis Wrong: StudyInternational Business Times
Scientists have been totally wrong about this one aspect of heart diseaseNational Monitor
Basic tenet of atherosclerosis treatment overturnedUPI.com
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Experts call for immediate WHO reform after Ebola exposes failings - Reuters

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Experts call for immediate WHO reform after Ebola exposes failings
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LONDON, July 7 Experts called on Tuesday for urgent, root-and-branch changes to the World Health Organization after an inadequate response to West Africa's vast and deadly Ebola outbreak. The U.N. agency "does not currently possess the capacity or ...
WHO incapable of reacting to crises such as Ebola, says reportThe Guardian
WHO 'needs urgent change' to tackle health crisesBangkok Post
Panel blames politics for botched UN Ebola responseWashington Times

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Epilepsy may increase death risk during childbirth - Economic Times

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Epilepsy may increase death risk during childbirth
Economic Times
NEW YORK: Women with epilepsy may be at a higher risk for complications and death during childbirth, says a new study. The researchers found that women with epilepsy have a risk of 80 deaths per 100,000 pregnancies, which is higher than the six deaths ...
80 Epileptic pregnant women die per 100K pregnancies every year, says studyThe Hoops News
Epileptics are at a huge risk of dying in pregnancy: alarming studyMorning Ticker
Epilepsy Linked to Higher Risk of Complications During Childbirth, Study FindsParent Herald
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Why most doctors ignore their own advice and report to work when sick - CTV News

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Why most doctors ignore their own advice and report to work when sick
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According to a variety of definitions presenteeism is the act of attending work while sick. Some would say it is the opposite of absenteeism and recently, it is garnering more attention. The Harvard Business Review points out that most studies confirm ...
Doctors Work When Sick – Even When They Shouldn't, Survey SaysHeadlines & Global News
Many docs come to work sickPhilly.com
Almost all doctors admit they work sick, study showsWFLA
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Mammograms may not reduce breast cancer deaths: study - New York Daily News

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Mammograms may not reduce breast cancer deaths: study
New York Daily News
Breast cancer screenings may not lead to fewer deaths but may lead to overdiagnosis, U.S. researchers suggest. In areas of the U.S. with high levels of screening, more tumors were diagnosed — but breast cancer death rates were no lower than in areas ...
Mammography: Screening vs. SurvivalMedPage Today
Mammogram Overrated? Regular Breast Cancer Screening May Cause ...Tech Times
Mammography screening associated with increase in small breast cancersHealio
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Allergan Buys Rights to Merck's Migraine Drugs - Wall Street Journal

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Allergan Buys Rights to Merck's Migraine Drugs
Wall Street Journal
Allergan AGN -0.26 % PLC said Tuesday that it has reached a deal to buy the exclusive world-wide rights to two of Merck & Co.'s experimental migraine drugs for an upfront payment of $250 million. Merck could also receive milestone and royalty payments ...
Bowing out of a crowded race, Merck sells a migraine drug to Allergan for $250MFierceBiotech
Allergan Enters Into Licensing Agreement with Merck to Obtain Exclusive ...PR Newswire (press release)
Allergan, Merck Enter into Licensing Agreement for Migraine ProgramDrug Discovery & Development

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