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Losing five percent of body weight offers big benefits: study

MIAMI, AFP | 2/22/2016 – Obese people who lose just five percent of their body weight may see big benefits

Colon Cancer Awareness Month:

What to Know about Getting Tested

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and the perfect time to think about colon health.

March is National Nutrition Month: Develop Better Eating Habits

Have your healthy New Year’s habits already begun to fade? Recharge your resolutions in March during National Nutrition Month and remember

Organic milk, meat richer in omega-3: study


Paris (AFP) – Organic milk and meat contain about 50 percent more beneficial omega-3 fatty acids than conventionally produced

Zika: profile of an enigmatic virus

PARIS, | AFP | 2/3/2016 – The world’s latest health scare is Zika: a tropical, mosquito-borne virus that holds little danger

Twin births almost double in rich countries: study

PARIS,| AFP | 2/8/2016 – Twin births have almost doubled in developed countries in four decades, said researchers Monday who cautioned

No need for blanket autism screening, says US task force


Washington (AFP) – A leading US advisory panel concluded Tuesday there is no need to screen all children aged

Concussion boosts risk of suicide 3x: study

OTTAWA, Canada | AFP – Adults who suffer a concussion may see their risk of suicide rise three times or more

Bananas may help detect, cure skin cancer: study

PARIS, France | AFP | The black spots on old banana peels may unlock a faster, easier diagnosis of human skin

Bone tests can ruin migrant kids’ Europe chances: study

PARIS | AFP | 2/8/2016 – Among the refugees arriving on Europe’s shores seeking sanctuary from war, poverty or persecution, many