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2015/03/05 18:49
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The sight of sugary doughnuts and crispy pastries can be tempting and tantalising. It has long been known that too many such tasty treats are bad for people, due to warnings from experts of the...
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2015/03/05 17:25
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Dr Wright and her staff assessed a recent Government report on air quality and the findings were released yesterday. The report, released in January, said Central Otago recorded by far the highest...
2015/03/05 16:40
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The European arm of the world’s biggest restaurant chain said that it will stop using fluoroquinolones and marcolides over the next three years, in an attempt to prevent bacteria from becoming...
2015/03/05 15:09
2015/03/05 15:09
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Girls born in the most deprived areas of England are expected to live 52.4 years in “good” health, compared with 71.3 years for those in the richest areas. The gap of more than 18 years in male...
2015/03/05 14:11
2015/03/05 14:11
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Liberia has released its last Ebola patient and begun its countdown to being declared Ebola free. "I am one of the happiest human beings today on earth because it was not easy going through this...
2015/03/05 13:51
2015/03/05 13:51
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It seems waxing and working out is no longer enough. Photo: Getty Images As one fella put it to me, "when you're looking for a serve of dessert, you don't want to skimp on the cream. Anyone caught...
2015/03/05 12:38
2015/03/05 12:38
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Playing Holi? Shun artificial colours (Holi is on March 6) Fifteen-year-old Priyanka Sahoo - a chronic dermatitis patient - will never forget the Holi of 2012. A brief fling with artificial colours...
2015/03/05 11:59
2015/03/05 11:59
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The World Health Organization will start large-scale testing of an experimental Ebola vaccine in Guinea on Saturday to see how effective it might be in preventing future outbreaks of the deadly...
2015/03/05 10:34
2015/03/05 10:34
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The Katima Mulilo hospital faces an acute shortage of doctors, adversely affecting delivery of quality health care. The situation is so serious that at times it takes over two days for a patient to...
2015/03/05 10:34
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The huge demand for used imported vehicles and poor restrictions are causing traffic congestion and worsening air quality in most cities in Africa, environmental experts say. Centre for Science and...
2015/03/05 07:07
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AN Accrington primary school ordered to improve by Ofsted after concerns were raised about ‘boisterous and rough’ pupils has banned energy drinks. St Nicholas Church of England Primary School said it...
2015/03/05 03:26
2015/03/05 03:26
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Flu shots delayed a month in Queensland in bid to fight influenza Queensland Health have announced that the influenza shot will be delayed by a month due to a change in the vaccine. The vaccine will...
2015/03/05 01:59
2015/03/05 01:59
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Students can take board exams even if they are on medication The Health Department on Wednesday dispelled fears that H1N1 influenza could derail the prospects of students taking their board...
2015/03/04 18:09
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As of October, public schools will be introducing stricter guidelines for school lunches, said Paula Vassallo, a consultant on dental public health. Dr Vassallo was a guest on Times Talk, which...
2015/03/04 16:22
2015/03/04 16:22
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GENEVA - Unhealthy diets pose a greater risk to global health than the increasingly regulated sale of tobacco and governments should move fast to tax harmful food products, a United Nations...
2015/03/04 14:29
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Earlier this year, on 28 January, the Islamic Republic of Mauritania acceded to the Biological Weapons Convention (the BWC - formally named the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development,...
2015/03/04 13:29
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FOR routine immunisation and to prevent possible outbreaks of measles and meningitis in Nigeria, the Federal Government has procured more vaccines (RI) that will last till early 2016. Nigeria has...
2015/03/04 10:29
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Over 1,000 pupils at Groupe Scolaire de Kicukiro were yesterday screened for hearing impairment. The exercise was organised by the Rwanda Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Society (ROHNSS) in...
2015/03/04 10:09
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How did he do that? He did it by preventing doctors doing what they see as their job. But how can that be a good thing, isn’t that harmful? No because, amazingly, fatal diseases are being spread by...
2015/03/04 08:29
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The Head of Sierra Leone National Security, Mustapha Dumbuya, has been sacked after security agents seized 250kg of controversial Ebola blood samples, bound for South Africa, at Lungi International...
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