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The ‘obesity paradox’ is nonsense, a new study reveals

A new study from New York University finds the fatal flaw in the development of the 'obesity paradox,' showing that being fatter does not improve survival rates for those with heart diseases.
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British heart doctors are warning that thousands of people who misuse anabolic steroids are putting themselves at greater risk of heart attacks and strokes.
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VENTURA, Calif. (Reuters) - Calming winds on Sunday helped slow the spread of a California wildfire that already ranks as the third largest in state history, having scorched 269,000 acres (109,000 hec
Marcia Tait and her daughter volunteer at a Christmas tree sales lot run by Aunt Leah's Place, which helped the young woman when she was homeless and had lost custody of her children. The tree sales s
A promising vaccine for dengue fever is in limbo after the Philippines suspended its use amid widespread public anger and fears about its safety.
Skyrocketing rents and dwindling affordable-housing units in Vancouver are driving seniors to the brink of homelessness, forcing some to couch surf, seek roommates or even live in cars, advocates say.
Cherokee Nation officials say fear of losing the tribe's heritage is driving a lawsuit that alleges distributors and retailers of opioid medications have contributed to prescription opioid abuse withi
Trump rules allowing less regulated health policies could harm consumers and insurance markets, several health groups are telling state regulators.
MANILA (Reuters) - At least 26 people were killed while several residents were missing in an island province in central Philippines after tropical storm Kai-tak brought heavy rains that triggered land
The 2018 AARP Caregiving Summit brought together lawmakers, scientists and advocates to explore ways the 40 million family caregivers can be supported.
(Reuters) - Strong winds that have powered the third-largest wildfire in California's history were expected on Sunday to further fuel a blaze that has burned 267,500 acres.
Decimated by addiction, its heritage at risk, the Cherokee Nation is trying to sue pharmacies and distributors. But it may be blocked from doing so.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China announced on Sunday a five-year plan to convert northern Chinese cities to clean heating during the winter through 2021, state media reported, amid a deepening heating crisis
VENTURA, Calif. (Reuters) - A raging California wildfire powered by fierce winds grew into the third-largest in state history on Saturday as forced evacuations turned neighborhoods into ghost towns an
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson was the first woman to qualify in Britain as a doctor.
Health leaders say they are alarmed about reports that officials at the nation's top public health agency are being told not to use certain words in official budget documents, including "fetus,&q
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - A mudslide on Saturday tore through a small village in southern Chile near a popular national park, leaving five people dead and at least 15 missing after a night of torrential do
Luton & Dunstable hospital has the best-performing A&E in England. The BBC's Hugh Pym explains why.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. renewable energy industry expressed relief after a compromise Republican tax bill released late on Friday preserved key tax credits that had been at risk of being remov

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