Category: Health

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WHO deal backs higher tobacco taxes to cut smoking

The World Health Organization on Wednesday adopted guidelines recommending countries bring in higher taxes on cigarettes to help cut smoking rates, a move fiercely opposed by the tobacco industry. Delegates from 179 countries meeting...

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Ebola: Questions about a stealthy virus

The Ebola virus species that has killed more than 4,000 people in west Africa caught everyone by surprise when it erupted thousands of kilometres from its historical hotbed. The outbreak, experts say, revealed just...

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10 Food swops for a skinny kitchen

Let the skinny kitchen makeover begin! Give your health a boost and lose weight by giving your kitchen a skinny makeover today! Here are a few ways to swop high-calorie foods and with healthier...

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Make portion sizes matter and lose weight!

Proof that portion size matters In 2004, a study of 329 overweight people revealed that 38 percent of those who practiced portion control lost five percent or more of their body weight, compared to...