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Friday, March 7, 2014
P&G launches women's cancer awareness campaign
What can you do in six minutes? It would seem impossible to fit anything life-changing into that sliver of time, but thanks to Procter & Gamble (P&G) Taiwan's 20 years of promotion, almost every Taiwanese will reply without a doubt: You can “save a life in six minutes.”
Thursday, March 6, 2014
More than one third of antibiotics prescribed in hospitals might be unnecessary and could be fueling drug resistance, U.S. health authorities said Tuesday.
Exciting research suggests that a shot every one to three months may someday give an alternative to the daily pills that some people take now to cut their risk of getting HIV.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
A septuagenarian man who was fitted with the French biomedical firm Carmat's first artificial heart two and half months ago has died, a hospital statement said Monday.
French scientists said Monday they had revived a giant but harmless virus that had been locked in the Siberian permafrost for more than 30,000 years.
Saturday, March 1, 2014
First the American teenager survived a rare cancer. Then she wanted to study it, spurring a study that helped scientists find a weird gene flaw that might play a role in how the tumor strikes.
New US food labels would stress calories, sugar
The Obama administration is proposing new food labels that would make it easier to know about calories and added sugars, a reflection of the shifting science behind nutrition.
First the American teenager survived a rare cancer. Then she wanted to study it, spurring a study that helped scientists find a weird gene flaw that might play a role in how the tumor strikes.
Friday, February 28, 2014
While many Americans struggle with extra weight, the obesity rate among U.S. preschoolers has dropped by nearly half in recent years, according to figures out Tuesday.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Investigations in nine European countries have given statistical backing to claims that patients' lives may be at risk when nurses are overworked, specialists said on Wednesday.
  
  
  
  
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