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Sugar is the same, nutritionally, even by any other name
Health-conscious consumers who think brown sugar is healthier than white sugar, that the large-grained demerara sugar is healthier then brown sugar, or that honey is better than any of them, think again — nutritionally, they're all basically the same, som
Westminster, Massachusetts, considers 1st tobacco ban in U.S.
A Massachusetts town has become an improbable battleground in America's tobacco wars. This week, the Board of Health will hear public comment on a proposed regulation that could make Westminster the first municipality in the U.S. to ban sales of all tobac
Ebola vaccine story shows folly of free-market drugs
Canadian public-sector scientists’ creation of a promising vaccine against Ebola is a major coup, but its subsequent licensing to a U.S. firm, which delayed human trials, reveals the downside of the profit motive
CDC admits droplets from a sneeze could spread Ebola
Ebola is a lot easier to catch than health officials have admitted — and can be contracted by contact with a doorknob contaminated by a sneeze from an infected person an hour or more before, experts told The Post Tuesday.
The TPP may endanger world health, newly leaked chapter shows
WikiLeaks on Thursday published an updated version of the negotiating texts of a controversial and highly secretive trade agreement between the United States and 11 other member nations.
Critics warn that the international agreement, dubbed the Trans-P
Test results in suspected Ebola case in Toronto due in 24 hours
Read 'Test results in suspected Ebola case in Toronto due in 24 hours' on Yahoo News Canada. Test results on a patient being treated in a Toronto-area hospital for a suspected case of Ebola are due within the next 24 hours, Ontario's health ministry said
Ebola outbreak: Rona Ambrose comments on recent developments
Canadian Health Minister Rona Ambrose and chief public health officer Dr. Gregory Taylor will comment on developments in the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which the WHO said Monday was "the most severe, acute health emergency seen in modern times." CBC i
Ebola test on Texas health-care worker comes back positive
A Texas health-care worker tested positive for Ebola, the first known case of the disease being contracted or transmitted in the U.S., even though she wore full protective gear while caring for a hospitalized patient who later died from the virus, health
The terrible truth about cannabis
The paper by Professor Wayne Hall, a drugs advisor to the World Health Organisation, builds a compelling case against those who deny the devastation cannabis wreaks on the brain.
Airline Passenger With Ebola Is Under Treatment in Dallas
A man who took a commercial flight from Liberia that landed in Dallas on Sept. 20 has been found to have the Ebola virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on Tuesday. He is the first traveler to have brought the virus to the United
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