News tagged with national health

Hot flashes take toll on life, health, and work

Hot flashes put a damper on women's health and productivity at work and pump up the cost of health care. A study published online this month in Menopause, the journal of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS), has pu ...

Feb 22, 2013
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UN rejects Haiti cholera damages claim

The United Nations on Thursday formally rejected a multi-billion-dollar damages claim for a cholera epidemic in Haiti that has been widely blamed on UN peacekeepers.

Feb 21, 2013
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Setting the record straight on Medicare's overhead costs

The traditional Medicare program allocates only 1 percent of total spending to overhead compared with 6 percent when the privatized portion of Medicare, known as Medicare Advantage, is included, according to a study in the ...

Feb 20, 2013
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Study finds slip, slop, slap message is slipping

Australians are becoming less attracted to having a suntan and fewer are being sunburned, but there's been less improvement in wearing sunscreen in recent years, according to new research from the Cancer ...

Feb 06, 2013
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UN deputy chief urges action on water rights

(AP)—Most of the world's urgent problems boil down to water and sanitation, and global leaders must act to reduce child mortality and urban poverty, the UN's deputy chief said Friday.

Jan 25, 2013
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