Health

January 6, 2022
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Q and A: Making New Year’s resolutions that stick

Credit: CC0 Public Domain DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Every year I make one or more New Year’s resolutions that I have every intention of starting on Jan. […]
December 22, 2021
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McDonald’s seems to be focusing on kids in lower-middle income countries, social media posts suggest

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Fast food giant McDonald’s seems to be focusing on kids in lower middle income countries, with more Instagram posts, price promotions, and […]
December 16, 2021
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Experts offer a potted guide to the hazards of festive foliage

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Before you merrily deck your halls, researchers in the Christmas issue of The BMJ offer a guide to the potential dangers of […]
December 10, 2021
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Violence increased most in marginalized neighborhoods early in the COVID-19 pandemic

During the first five months of the pandemic in 2020, low-income communities of color experienced significantly greater increases in firearm violence, homicides and assaults compared to […]
December 7, 2021
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1 in 10 cardiology trainee doctors in UK say they have been bullied

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain One in 10 junior doctors training to be cardiologists in the UK, say they have been bullied, reveal the results of a […]
November 18, 2021
Global rise in red/processed meat trade linked to sharp increase in diet-related illness thumbnail

Global rise in red/processed meat trade linked to sharp increase in diet-related illness

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The global rise in the red and processed meat trade over the past 30 years is linked to a sharp increase in […]
October 13, 2021
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Data supports early COVID-19 vaccination for essential workers

Cases, deaths, hospitalizations and Long COVID cases under four distinct vaccination strategies. Vaccinating essential workers before people aged 70+ (strategies C and D) reduces cases, deaths, […]
October 4, 2021
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Legacy of racism in housing policies continues to impact maternal health

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Housing policies established more than eight decades ago that effectively trapped people of color in low income and segregated neighborhoods continue to […]
March 23, 2021
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Food industry lobbying was intense on failed bill to limit marketing to Canadian children

Professor Mary L’Abbé. Credit: Johnny Guatto Researchers at the University of Toronto have found that food industry interactions with government heavily outnumbered non-industry interactions on Bill […]
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