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Vegan is the New Vegetarian: Why Supermarkets Need to Go 'Plant-Based'

Vegan is the New Vegetarian: Why Supermarkets Need to Go 'Plant-Based'

Jul 16
With major news outlets such as The Economist and Forbes declaring 2019 the "year of the vegan", the trend promises to continue.

Congo Tracing Contacts of First Ebola Case in Eastern City

Congo Tracing Contacts of First Ebola Case in Eastern City

By Krista Larson | Jul 15
After feeling sick for several days the pastor boarded a bus traveling to eastern Congo's largest city. Only upon arrival at his destination did anyone suspect he had the highly deadly and infectious Ebola virus.

Biden Cancer Nonprofit Suspends Operations Indefinitely

Biden Cancer Nonprofit Suspends Operations Indefinitely

By Stephen Braun | Jul 15
A nonprofit foundation set up by Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden that relied on health care world partnerships to speed a cure for cancer has suspended its operations, it announced Monday.

What Does the Dust in Your Home Mean for Your Health?

What Does the Dust in Your Home Mean for Your Health?

Jul 14
You vacuum it, sweep it and wipe it off your furniture. But do you know what it actually is — and how it may affect your health?

UK Health Service to Use Amazon Alexa to Give Medical Advice

UK Health Service to Use Amazon Alexa to Give Medical Advice

Jul 14
Alexa will see you now. Britain's health care service is teaming up with Amazon's digital voice assistant to help answer medical queries with advice from the service's official website.

Is There a Black Bisexual Boom?

Is There a Black Bisexual Boom?

Jul 13
More and more women are reporting that they're bisexual. But in the most recent survey, one subset stood out: 23% of black women in the 18 to 34 age group identified as bisexual.

Why Your Perception Of 'Old' Changes As You Age

Why Your Perception Of 'Old' Changes As You Age

By Bruce Horovitz | Jul 13
Many of us are convinced that while everyone else is aging, that person we see in the mirror every morning is magically aging at a somehow slower pace.

George Washington's Biggest Battle? With His Dentures, Made from Hippo Ivory and Maybe Slaves' Teeth

George Washington's Biggest Battle? With His Dentures, Made from Hippo Ivory and Maybe Slaves' Teeth

Jul 13
We have all heard the tales about George Washington chopping down a cherry tree, throwing a silver dollar across the Potomac River and, of course, wearing wooden teeth.

5 Benefits of Our Green Spaces

5 Benefits of Our Green Spaces

Jul 12
Studies show that green space and landscaping contribute to health, happiness, and intellect.

Shortening Trainee Doctor Hours Hasn't Harmed Patients

Shortening Trainee Doctor Hours Hasn't Harmed Patients

By Carla K. Johnson | Jul 12
When reforms shortened working hours for U.S. doctors-in-training, some worried: Was that enough time to learn the art of medicine? Would future patients suffer? Now a study has answers, finding no difference in hospital deaths, readmissions or costs.

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