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Claims of a cure for cancer? Ask For Evidence

Did you hear the claim that sleeping naked can cut your risk of diabetes? Or have you read the advert on your Facebook page extolling the virtues of some new 'miracle cure'? What about the ads on the bus selling a 'superfood' supplem ...

Dec 15, 2014
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Oregon GMO labeling proponents concede defeat

Proponents of an Oregon ballot measure requiring labels on genetically modified foods conceded defeat Thursday after a judge ruled against them and an automatic recount appeared unlikely to sway the outcome.

Dec 11, 2014
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Educating on sickle cell risk

Members of the public in sub-Saharan Africa who are carriers of the hereditary disease sickle cell disease must be educated aggressively through public health campaigns to raise awareness of the risks of parenting offspring ...

Nov 24, 2014
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Fecal blood test may save more lives than colonoscopy

State public health programs could screen many more low-income and uninsured people for colorectal cancer – and save up to four times as many lives – by using stool sample blood tests instead of colonoscopies, ...

Oct 22, 2014
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First lady tells America to 'Drink Up' more water

Michelle Obama is expanding her push for America to drink more water, as the White House claims partial responsibility for helping to boost nearly $1 million in bottled water sales among consumers since the national "Drink ...

Jul 22, 2014
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