Free-Market Economy: One Cause for Obesity in Developed Nations

Free-Market Economy: One Cause for Obesity in Developed Nations

In a study in the journal Economics and Human Biology, Oxford University researchers discovered that Americans and Britons are more vulnerable to obesity than Norwegians and Swedes.

The researchers suggested that stressful lifestyle of modern competitive societies without a back-up of a strong welfare state may be a cause of people overeating and gaining weight.

Toronto to Open More Clinics to Fight Flu

Toronto to Open More Clinics to Fight Flu

The H1N1 has come up with a new version to attack its victims. More flu cases are coming up daily and about 90% of them is a new strain especially risky to older and younger people.

A Toronto Public Health official gave an alert on Monday that the flu is telling upon heavily on the victims and we need to be more careful.

New Graphic Image on Cigarette Packets to Help Quit

New Graphic Image on Cigarette Packets to Help Quit

The new graphic images on cigarette packages - those featuring an emaciated and dying Barb Tarbox which has been put on to make people quit the habit has raised a mixed reaction about its effectiveness.

People Lack Awareness of Alzheimer’s Signs

People Lack Awareness of Alzheimer’s Signs

The Alzheimer's Society of Saskatchewan has deliberated an awareness programme to make people familiar with the symptoms of the Alzheimer's disease.

Routine Check Leads to Seizure of Marijuana, Cash

Routine Check Leads to Seizure of Marijuana, Cash

A regular road check on highway number five near Barriere led to the recovery of $20,000 in cash and slightly more than 8 grams of marihuana bud at about 10:00 pm on Friday last.

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Teen suicide rates fell as gay marriage was legalized: researchers find

Fewer American teens attempted suicide after same-sex marriage became legal and the biggest impact was seen among gay, lesbian and bisexual kids, a new study revealed.

South Korea to set up foot-&-mouth vaccine plant

In a bid to combat frequent outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease, South Korea is mulling a plan to set up a manufacturing facility to locally develop a vaccine to cure animals hit by the viral infec

A cure for Alzheimer’s disease remains elusive

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Texas couple celebrates twin pregnancy after years of fertility struggle

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New advocacy group to fight for lowering drug prices

Amid growing outrage over soaring drug prices, David Mitchell has launched a new advocacy group called “Patients For Affordable Drugs” to lobby for new ways to drag down the hig

Stem cell transplant halts MS disability progression: study

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Teen suicide rates fell as gay marriage was legalized: researchers find

Fewer American teens attempted suicide after same-sex marriage became legal and the biggest impact was seen among gay, lesbian and bisexual kids, a new study revealed.

South Korea to set up foot-&-mouth vaccine plant

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Existing Medicaid participants may continue to receive federal dollars

Congressional Republicans are reportedly mulling a proposal to temporarily keep federal funds flowing to cover medical costs of millions of Americans already have insurance plans under the Affordab

Intense workouts may be killing your sex life: study warns

A new study conducted by a team of researchers at the University of North Carolina has linked high-intensity workouts to a low sex drive, and possibly infertility, in men.

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