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(AP)—Salt and lime with tequila. Salt with your iced "michelada" beer. Salt and chili on fruit and even candy. Mexicans love salt, so much so that some estimates show them eating nearly three times the ...
Health Apr 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Maryland's health secretary is expressing support for a measure to allow medical marijuana in the state.
Medications Mar 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A Mexican girl said to have given birth last month at the age of nine has disappeared with her baby, and authorities now suspect she may be older, a top prosecutor said Thursday. ...
Other Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration has scrapped plans to shutter the state's Medicaid hospice program in February, meaning the state will continue to provide end-of-life care to people on their death beds ...
Health Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
India's Supreme Court said Thursday that unregulated clinical trials of new drugs were causing "havoc" in the country as it ordered the health ministry to monitor any new applications for tests.
Medications Jan 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—Hong Kong authorities said one woman has died and three others have been hospitalized after undergoing a beauty treatment involving blood transfusions.
Health Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Puerto Rico's health department has declared a dengue epidemic.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Britain's new health secretary has said he favors reducing the limit for women to have abortions from 24 weeks of pregnancy to 12, reigniting a divisive political debate and sparking criticism from women's rights activists ...
Health Oct 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
The British public are being consulted on the ethics of a fertility treatment that uses DNA from a third parent to help eliminate genetic diseases, the government announced on Monday.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Sep 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A proposal to open treatment centers in the Colombian capital for drug addicts is causing a stir in this cocaine-producing Latin American country.
Medical research Aug 17, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 1
The Philippines has stepped up screening of airport arrivals to prevent the entry of a mysterious disease that has killed 60 children in Cambodia, the health secretary said Saturday. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Scotland on Thursday became the first part of Britain to introduce a minimum price for alcohol in an attempt to change its unhealthy relationship with booze.
Health May 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Scottish government set out a minimum price for alcohol Monday, saying too many Scots were "drinking themselves to death" and it was time to tackle the country's relationship with booze.
Health May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Washington state's worst outbreak of whooping cough in decades has prompted health officials to declare an epidemic, seek help from federal experts and urge residents to get vaccinated amid worry that cases of the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Rio de Janeiro has declared a dengue epidemic after diagnosing more than 50,000 cases of the tropical mosquito-borne infection this year and over 500 in the last week alone.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 25, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0