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Watching 3 Hours of Daily TV Doubles Early Death Risk

Watching 3 Hours of Daily TV Doubles Early Death Risk

  WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 (AFP) – People who watch three or more hours of television daily may be twice as likely to die prematurely than people who watch less, ...

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Solon Pushes for Anti-Obesity Programs in School

Solon Pushes for Anti-Obesity Programs in School

  Obesity, like charity, begins at home. And schools must draw the finish line to this serious juvenile health risk. Thus, a young lawmaker is now pushing for the mandatory ...

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Colour-Changing Molecule can Monitor Drug Dosages

Colour-Changing Molecule can Monitor Drug Dosages

  PARIS, June 8, 2014 (AFP) – Scientists have created a molecule that glows red or blue depending on drug levels in blood — the basis for a prospective home ...

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Aussie Kids Among World’s Least Active: Research

Aussie Kids Among World’s Least Active: Research

SYDNEY, May 2014 (AFP) – Australian children are among the least active in the world, ranking behind those in Britain and New Zealand, researchers say warning that the sports-mad nation ...

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Life Expectancy Rises in Poor Nations: UN

Life Expectancy Rises in Poor Nations: UN

  GENEVA, May 15, 2014 (AFP) – Life expectancy in the globe’s poorest countries has risen by an average of nine years over the past two decades, thanks to major ...

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Red Wine Ingredient No Magic Pill for Health: Study

Red Wine Ingredient No Magic Pill for Health: Study

  WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 (AFP) – US researchers may have found a flaw with the “French Paradox,” or the notion that people who drink red wine can somehow avoid ...

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Handshake Strength Reveals Education, Age: Study

Handshake Strength Reveals Education, Age: Study

  WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 (AFP) – A handshake can tell a lot about a person. Researchers said Wednesday the strength of someone’s grip may reveal how fast they’re aging, ...

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Air Quality Worsening in World’s Cities: WHO

Air Quality Worsening in World’s Cities: WHO

  GENEVA, May 7, 2014 (AFP) – Most city dwellers around the world are exposed to air pollution levels that are considered unsafe, and the situation is getting worse, according ...

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