Archive: 02/03/2012

Latest illnesses point to raw milk's popularity

(AP) -- An outbreak of bacterial infections on the East Coast illustrates the popularity of raw, unpasteurized milk despite strong warnings from public health officials about the potential danger.

Feb 03, 2012
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Komen drops plans to cut Planned Parenthood grants

(AP) -- The Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast-cancer charity on Friday abandoned plans to eliminate grants to Planned Parenthood. The startling decision came after three days of virulent criticism that resounded across ...

Feb 03, 2012
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Schooling protects fleeing children from disease

Refugee children have scant access to medical care and are particularly vulnerable to disease. Fresh research results from the University of Copenhagen show that just a few hours of schooling a week may have a pronounced ...

Feb 03, 2012
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World Cancer Day points to prevention

Health care organizations from around the globe will come together on Saturday, Feb. 4 to promote cancer prevention as part of this year's World Cancer Day.

Feb 03, 2012
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