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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
Taking a Health Hazard Home
A new study of a small group of workers at industrial hog farms in North Carolina has found that they continued to carry antibiotic-resistant bacteria over several days, raising new questions for public health officials struggling to contain the spread of
Downsizing: Losing weight is hard, but it’s the only option
You know what’s hard about losing a massive amount of weight?
Pretty much everything.
Eight months ago I set out to change my life. I was broken. It was pretty easy to see. I was divorced, depressed, and I topped the scales at 415 pounds.
Marijuana use by teens linked with problems in young adulthood
Frequent pot use by teens is linked to a greater likelihood of incomplete education, suicide attempts and other harmful effects, say researchers in Australia and New Zealand, who suggest their findings should be considered as countries move to decriminali
New Novartis Drug Effective in Treating Heart Failure
An experimental drug has shown a striking efficacy in prolonging the lives of people with heart failure and could replace what has been the bedrock treatment for more than 20 years, researchers said on Saturday.
The drug, which is being developed by th
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