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Kids on Diet

Kids on Diet

  Should looks take precedence over good health? “Diet your way to a bikini body.” “Foods that flatten your tummy.” “Lose weight while you eat.” If you glance through fashion ...

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Going Vegan, Not Woe and Begone

Going Vegan, Not Woe and Begone

  Why a plant-based diet is superior to a carnivore’s fare Adolf Hitler was a vegetarian: he gobbled up huge chunks of the European continent yet such an appetite for ...

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Japan Research Could Lead to Oral Diabetes Treatment

Japan Research Could Lead to Oral Diabetes Treatment

  TOKYO, October 31, 2013 (AFP) – Japanese researchers said Thursday they had moved a step closer to an oral treatment for diabetes, offering hope of a breakthrough against a ...

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Girl, 8, is China’s Youngest Lung Cancer Case‎

Girl, 8, is China’s Youngest Lung Cancer Case‎

  BEIJING, November 5, 2013 (AFP) – An eight-year-old girl has become China’s youngest lung cancer patient, reports said, with doctors blaming pollution as the direct cause of her illness. ...

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Responding to the Health Systems Challenge

Responding to the Health Systems Challenge

  MANILA, 23 October 2013 – The World Health Organization (WHO) has responded to regional health challenges in the Western Pacific with a review of its strategies for helping Member States ...

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