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Older americans living longer, but becoming more obese

(HealthDay) -- Older Americans are living longer, healthier lives than in past generations, according to new government research. However, rising obesity rates and high housing costs could take a toll on ...

Aug 16, 2012
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WHO's Chan raises funding squeeze concern

Funding pressures and the rise of chronic illnesses such as heart disease are the top "danger zones" for global health in 2012, the head of the World Health Organization, Margaret Chan, said on Monday.

May 21, 2012
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