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Curbing Bad Habits Can Stop 37 MN Premature Deaths: Study

Curbing Bad Habits Can Stop 37 MN Premature Deaths: Study

  PARIS, May 2, 2014 (AFP) – Curbing smoking and drinking, salt intake, high blood pressure, high blood sugar and obesity can prevent more than 37 million premature deaths by ...

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China and India Face Huge Cancer Burden: Experts

China and India Face Huge Cancer Burden: Experts

  PARIS, April 11, 2014 (AFP) – China and India are facing a cancer crisis, with smoking, belated diagnosis and unequal access to treatment all causing large-scale problems, experts said ...

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DOST’s Smarter Philippines Program Aims for Smarter Health

DOST’s Smarter Philippines Program Aims for Smarter Health

  Dr. Jaime Montoya, Executive Director of the Philippine Council of Health Research and Development (PCHRD) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) shared initiatives of the Smarter Philippines ...

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Smoking Ban Reduces Pre-Term Births, Childhood Asthma

Smoking Ban Reduces Pre-Term Births, Childhood Asthma

  PARIS, March 28, 2014 (AFP) – Bans on smoking in public and the workplace led to a 10 percent drop in premature births and in emergency asthma treatment for ...

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US Panel Debates Three-Parent Embryos

US Panel Debates Three-Parent Embryos

  WASHINGTON, February 27, 2014 (AFP) – A US advisory board debated a controversial new technique Wednesday that would use DNA from three people to produce embryos free of a ...

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