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Obese Kids as Young as 8 Show Signs of Heart Disease

Obese Kids as Young as 8 Show Signs of Heart Disease

  Miami, United States – Some obese children as young as eight show significant signs of heart disease, according to research presented Tuesday at a major US cardiology conference. Researchers compared ...

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Aggressive Blood Pressure Control Could Help Millions: Study

Aggressive Blood Pressure Control Could Help Millions: Study

  Miami, United States – A more aggressive approach to lowering blood pressure could help millions of people over age 50, according to the results of a major US study published. ...

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Specific Levels of Low Vitamin D Linked to Heart Troubles

Specific Levels of Low Vitamin D Linked to Heart Troubles

  Miami, United States – Low vitamin D levels have long been associated with heart problems, but researchers said they have identified a specific danger level for increased risk of heart ...

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US Man’s Headache Caused by Tapeworm Larvae

US Man’s Headache Caused by Tapeworm Larvae

  Los Angeles, United States – A California man suffering from violent headaches learned just in time what was making him ill: a tapeworm larvae that had lodged in his brain. ...

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Experts ‘Amazed’ by Tapeworm that Spread Tumors to Man

Experts ‘Amazed’ by Tapeworm that Spread Tumors to Man

  Miami, United States – Stunned scientists described the first known case of a man infected with tumors by a common parasitic tapeworm, raising concern about more such infections that may ...

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Drug Overdose Epidemic Top Cause of US Injury Deaths

Drug Overdose Epidemic Top Cause of US Injury Deaths

  Washington, United States – Drug overdoses have reached epidemic levels in the United States where they are the leading cause of injury deaths, surpassing car accidents and gunshots, the Drug ...

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E. Coli Outbreak in US linked to Burrito Outlets Spreads

E. Coli Outbreak in US linked to Burrito Outlets Spreads

  Los Angeles, United States – An outbreak of E. coli bacteria linked to Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants has spread, with the number of people sickened rising from 22 to 37, ...

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Chipotle Closes 43 US Restaurants After E.coli Outbreak

Chipotle Closes 43 US Restaurants After E.coli Outbreak

  New York, United States – Chipotle Mexican Grill shut 43 restaurants in Oregon and Washington states following an outbreak of E.coli linked to at least 22 cases, a Chipotle spokesman ...

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‘Super-agers’ Study May Reveal Secrets to Staying Young

‘Super-agers’ Study May Reveal Secrets to Staying Young

  Miami, United States – Mary Helen Abbott, 77, paints her lips bright pink, still smokes the occasional cigarette, keeps up on all the gossip at the retirement home and wears ...

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