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Health Care Policy

Health Care Policy Libertarians Go For

Is President Barack Obama’s health care law compatible with free-market capitalism? “Obamacare” seeks to achieve universal health coverage by mandating that people not already covered must purchase health insurance - and makes it...
epa

Health, Environment And Safety Conference And Exhibition

According to Vulnerability Assessment Studies carried out by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), most sensitive sectors of the economy such as agriculture, forestry, fisheries, water resources, energy production, health, and tourism,...
obesity

Genetics, Environment and the ‘Weight Of The Nation’

Several top national experts featured on HBO’s The Weight of the Nation talk about genetics and the environment’s effect on obesity: David Altshuler, a professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School: “When it comes to obesity,...
Radiation Impacts

Radiation Impacts Chavez’s Health

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says the radiation therapy sessions he has been receiving in Cuba for cancer have had an impact on his health. Chavez made his remarks Friday to thousands of his supporters at a rally to mark the 10th anniversary...
Obese Mothers

Obese Mothers Put Babies at Risk

Obese mothers are likely to give birth to babies that are up to 17 per cent smaller than they should have been, making them more vulnerable to diseases, according to a new University of Illinois study. Even if they eat a healthy diet when they...
Environmental Health

Health Officers Force Drinks Firm To Close

A Peterborough firm has been temporarily closed by environmental health bosses amid fears that drinks and yoghurts it makes could cause illness. Kepenek, based in Unit 23, Wulfric Square, Bretton, Peterborough, has been served with a Hygiene...
doctor

Men Encouraged to Shed their Inhibitions

A NEW scheme aimed at helping men to shed their inhibitions and talk about health issues is coming to the Five Valleys. Established in Australia in 2006, the innovative Men’s Shed project could be adopted by Nailsworth Community Workshop,...
womens-health

Women’S Health vs. Abortion Politics

President Obama’s administration plans to cancel funding for a long-standing and cost-effective health and wellness program for more than 100,000 Texas women. This move will cut off access to screenings for breast and cervical cancer,...
environmental-diseases

‘Green’ Diseases Kill 650 in UAE Every Year

Despite being lower than the global standard, the environmental diseases are still a major contributor to premature mortality in the UAE, according to the latest study. There are nearly an average 650 deaths per annum in the UAE due to ambient...
mental-health

Mental Health Issues among Hids Up

“It was a disaster waiting to happen,” said Dr Paul Russell, professor of Child Psychiatry attached to the Christian Medical College (CMC) in Vellore, referring to the recent incident in Chennai in which school teacher Uma Maheswari was...
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