Dengue cases in Malaysia rising rapidly

December 20th, 2014 No comments

SHAH ALAM, Dec 21, 2014: Malaysia’s dengue fever cases is set to touch the 100,000 mark, following a sharp increase of the disease this year. According to a report by Outbreak News Today, an international health and disease magazine, while some Asean …

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No struggling Ga. hospitals create stand-alone ERs

December 20th, 2014 No comments

ATLANTA | Months after Georgia allowed struggling rural hospitals to scale back their operations to save money, not a single facility has signed on. Gov. Nathan Deal’s administration intended that unprofitable rural hospitals could scale back their …

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CDC: Take Medical Precautions When Traveling to Cuba

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As enthusiasm swells to visit the island nation of Cuba, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control urges visitors to take precautions to prevent contagious disease. Share This Story Cuba is rated an “intermediate” health risk, by the CDC, but officials warn …

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The New Genetics of Schizophrenia

December 20th, 2014 No comments

The largest study ever conducted of people with schizophrenia has found 83 new gene locations, some in surprising places — findings that will allow researchers to pursue new theories about what causes the disease and how to treat it.

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9 Secrets To Lasting Weight Loss

December 20th, 2014 No comments

Armed with these simple tips, you can painlessly shed pounds. (Photo: Stocksy) Mindful eating may not be a mainstream weight-loss tactic (yet), but that doesn’t mean it’s unsupported by science. In a 2013 Kent State University study, researchers found that mindfulness strategies — for example, paying close attention to the taste and smell of food, and attending to hunger and fullness — significantly increased people’s satiety after a meal.

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