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Thursday, January 14, 2016
Welcome to New Year's resolution junction. It's a busy place around this time of year, when those promises we make to ourselves are either furiously alive or dead on arrival.
Eating lots of potatoes -- especially fries or chips -- is linked to a higher risk for women of developing a type of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy, a study said Wednesday.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
The Council of Agriculture (COA) confirmed Monday Taiwan's first cases of sparrows infected with the new H5 subtype of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus.
Dengue fever in Kaohsiung has not slackened off this year, mainly because temperatures have spiked following a period of rainfall, Kaohsiung city government officials said Monday.
Monday, January 11, 2016
For decades, gastric cancer has been a silent killer, sneaking up on more than 700,000 unsuspecting victims in Asia every year and surfacing only when patients have little chance of recovery.
Sunday, January 10, 2016
Researchers in Chile said Friday they have developed the first vaccine against a virus that commonly causes lung and respiratory tract infections in children.
Saturday, January 9, 2016
Taiwan recorded a smoking rate of 17.1 percent in 2015, up slightly from 16.4 percent in 2014 and marking the first year-on-year increase in seven years, the Health Promotion Administration (HPA) said Friday.
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Health workers on Friday celebrated a key step towards eradicating the flesh-burrowing guinea worm after South Sudan, once by far the worst-affected country, recorded a massive drop in infections.
Added sugars in foods should make up less than 10 percent of daily calories, said U.S. government dietary guidelines issued Thursday that for the first time urged specific limits on sweets.
Friday, January 8, 2016
Giving the blood of Ebola survivors to patients didn't seem to make a difference, doctors found in the biggest study so far on the approach, prompting some scientists to say it's time to abandon the strategy.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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