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Venezuela Watchdog Urges Access to Medicine in Crisis

Venezuela Watchdog Urges Access to Medicine in Crisis

  Caracas, Venezuela – Venezuela’s state ombudsman urged the government Tuesday to speed production of basic medicines in an economic crisis that has caused severe shortages. “The allocation and delivery of ...

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Breast is Best for Babies, Mothers and Economy: Study

Breast is Best for Babies, Mothers and Economy: Study

  Paris, France – Breastfeeding more babies for longer could save the global economy some $300 billion in a single year, simply by yielding smarter and higher-earning offspring, researchers said. It ...

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Global Drug Makers Call for Action on Superbugs

Global Drug Makers Call for Action on Superbugs

  Davos, Switzerland – Drugmakers from across the world called for governments and industry to join forces to battle the fast-rising threat of antibiotic-resistant superbugs. In a declaration signed by 83 ...

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China’s Wanda Plans $2.3 bn Investment in Hospitals

China’s Wanda Plans $2.3 bn Investment in Hospitals

  Shanghai, China – Chinese conglomerate Wanda is venturing into healthcare, it said, with a $2.3 billion investment in three hospitals in China, to be managed by a British company. Wanda, ...

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Aromatherapy’s Natural Appeal Drives Sales

Aromatherapy’s Natural Appeal Drives Sales

  Paris, France – Long eclipsed by modern medicine, demand for aromatherapy with its sensual fragrances and soothing powers has surged as more people are attracted to natural products. Fans of ...

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S. Korea Injects $20 BN Stimulus Into MERS-Hit Economy

S. Korea Injects $20 BN Stimulus Into MERS-Hit Economy

  Seoul, South Korea – The South Korean government on Friday agreed to inject $20 billion into the flagging economy, which has been hit by the MERS virus outbreak and sluggish ...

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