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This fashion model poses with her ostomy bags to inspire other cancer survivors Jearlean Taylor learned to embrace her ostomy bags and now wants to inspire others to do the same
CBS News | 2 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Almost a QUARTER of antibiotic prescriptions are unnecessary Just eight percent of antibiotic prescriptions in 2016 were clearly justified, according to a new study of privately-insured Americans by the University of Michigan.
Mail Online | 4 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Teenage cancer survival 'on the up' in England, report finds But youngsters living in poorer areas of England had lower chances of survival, cancer data found.
BBC News | 4 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Eating just a quarter of a bacon rasher a day could save the planet and reduce premature deaths The radical plan would mean people eating just 7g of beef or lamb a day and 28g of fish the equivalent of a quarter of a rasher of bacon, a 16th of a burger and two-thirds of a fish finger.
Mail Online | 4 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
U.S. shutdown taking toll on FDA, USDA inspection roles: experts The partial government shutdown is taking a toll on key safety inspection duties performed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Department of Agriculture, food safety experts said on Wednesday.
Reuters | 5 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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The diet to save lives, the planet and feed us all? And you don't have to be vegan to follow the "planetary health diet".
BBC News | 5 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
This diet is good for you and the environment, scientists say An international team of scientists has developed a diet it says can improve health while ensuring sustainable food production to reduce further damage to the planet. It's based on cutting red meat and sugar consumption in half and upping intake of fruits | 6 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
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Father-of-two reveals how starting puberty as a toddler resulted in a childhood of shame and anger Patrick Burleigh, 34, from Santa Monica, California, was diagnosed at age two with testotoxicosis, a rare, hereditary disease caused by a genetic mutation that puts the body through puberty at a young age.
Mail Online | 6 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Hundreds of thousands could be suffering with 'stealth disease' caused by common genetic disorder Ruth Jones, (pictured) a mother-of-two from Stamford, Lincolnshire, was diagnosed after suffering aches and pains. Haemochromatosis was previously thought to be a minor condition.
Mail Online | 6 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Scientists reveal 'ideal diet' for peoples' and planet's health Scientists have unveiled what they say is an ideal diet for the health of the planet and its people - including a doubling of consumption of nuts, fruits, vegetables and legumes, and a halving of meat and sugar intake.
Reuters | 6 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend