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One in three Venezuelans not getting enough to eat, UN finds

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

World Food Programme says 9.3m people are food insecure People struggling for minimum nutrition amid economic crisis One of every three people in Venezuela is struggling to put...
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US accuses Russia of spreading conspiracies about the Wuhan coronavirus, including that it's a CIA biological weapon

US accuses Russia of spreading conspiracies about the Wuhan coronavirus, including that it's a CIA biological weapon

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

US officials told AFP they discovered an online Russian disinformation campaign aimed at spreading conspiracy theories blaming America for the coronavirus outbreak. A network...
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Alesha Dixon health: ‘It was quite crippling' AGT judge's condition explained

Alesha Dixon health: ‘It was quite crippling' AGT judge's condition explained

3 days ago   |   Daily Express

ALESHA DIXON recently made her debut on the judging panel of America's Got Talent: The Champions after years of experience on UK television. Always appearing full of confidence...
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Did the FDA Mess Up the Biggest Fibromyalgia Trial Ever?

Did the FDA Mess Up the Biggest Fibromyalgia Trial Ever?

5 days ago   |   Health Rising

Daiichi Sankyo's big, big bet on fibromyalgia failed. It must have seemed like a done deal. Daiichi Sankyo was so confident that its safer, more effective version of Lyrica...
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The US government is testing the keto diet to treat veterans' diabetes. Critics say it could have long-term health risks

The US government is testing the keto diet to treat veterans' diabetes. Critics say it could have long-term health risks

7 days ago   |   Business Insider

The Department of Veteran Affairs is experimenting with the keto diet to treat diabetic patients, partnering with a company called Virta Health to provide free treatments to...
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Charlotte Pence Bond: 'Abortion and a pro-choice culture is not pro-woman'

10 days ago   |   The Guardian

The vice-president's daughter is increasingly becoming a link between anti-abortion organizations and the youth vote America's anti-abortion movement has a new darling with an...
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STAT Plus: A longtime health care investor recalls the insulin bong, praises discipline in valuations, and looks to South America

11 days ago   |   STAT

Les Funtleyder is a longtime health care investor who started his professional investing career just over two decades ago. Today, he is a health care portfolio manager at E...
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Ozzy Osbourne was first diagnosed with Parkinson's disease 17 years ago

Ozzy Osbourne was first diagnosed with Parkinson's disease 17 years ago

11 days ago   |   Metro   |   2 articles

Ozzy Osbourne first opened up about his health battles in January 2020 Ozzy Osbourne has been battling with Parkinson's disease since 2003. The star only revealed he had the...
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Inside Louisiana's horrifying 'Cancer Alley,' an 85-mile stretch of pollution and environmental racism

Inside Louisiana's horrifying 'Cancer Alley,' an 85-mile stretch of pollution and environmental racism

13 days ago   |   Business Insider

"Cancer Alley" is an 85 mile-long stretch of the Mississippi river lined with oil refineries and petrochemical plants, between New Orleans and Baton Rouge. People living in the...
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'Floating around the ocean': A Westerdam cruise ship has been turned away by 5 countries despite no passengers testing positive for coronavirus

'Floating around the ocean': A Westerdam cruise ship has been turned away by 5 countries despite no passengers testing positive for coronavirus

14 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

On Tuesday, Thailand became the fifth country to deny entry to the Westerdam luxury liner amid coronavirus fears. The luxury liner departed Hong Kong on February 1 and set sail...
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West Ham confirm extent of Tomas Soucek injury following Liverpool defeat

West Ham confirm extent of Tomas Soucek injury following Liverpool defeat

West Ham United have this afternoon provided an update on the fitness of Tomas Soucek, on the back of the injury picked up by the midfielder versus Liverpool. West Ham... Read more ...

Pregnant Chloe Goodman announces engagement to Grant Hall after helping him...

Pregnant Chloe Goodman announces engagement to Grant Hall after helping him through mental health struggles

Pregnant Chloe Goodman is now engaged to partner Grant Hall Celebrity Big Brother star Chloe Goodman is engaged to her footballer partner Grant Hall, who she met at a ‘really... Read more ...

Video shows Iran's deputy health minister coming down with coronavirus at a...

Video shows Iran's deputy health minister coming down with coronavirus at a press conference

A video shows the moment that Iran's deputy health minister started coming down with coronavirus at a press conference on Monday. The press conference was held to dispel claims... Read more ...

A 62-year-old former Marine who planked for over 8 hours to break a Guinness...

A 62-year-old former Marine who planked for over 8 hours to break a Guinness World Record listened to Van Halen to get him through the ordeal

A 62-year-old former United States Marine has broken the world record for the longest time ever spent in the plank position. George Hood, of Naperville, Illinois, held the... Read more ...

Iran's deputy health minister has tested positive for the coronavirus, as...

Iran's deputy health minister has tested positive for the coronavirus, as the country struggles with one of the worst outbreaks beyond China

Iran's deputy health minister said Tuesday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus. In a video posted to Twitter, and later carried by the Fars state news agency, Iraj... Read more ...

James Middleton to front new documentary about dogs and mental health

James Middleton to front new documentary about dogs and mental health

James Middleton will front a new documentary about dogs and their impact on mental health,... Read more ...

Coronavirus: Brits Returning From Northern Italy Should 'Self Isolate'...

Coronavirus: Brits Returning From Northern Italy Should 'Self Isolate', Health Secretary Warns

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said that the official advice around coronavirus is being updated so that people returning to the UK from anywhere in northern Italy should... Read more ...

Life expectancy grinds to a halt in England for the first time in 100 YEARS

Life expectancy grinds to a halt in England for the first time in 100 YEARS

Professor Sir Michael Marmot, a leading expert on public health, said the widening gap between the rich and poor in England is to blame. Those in poor areas are actually dying... Read more ...

Ozzy Osbourne says the last year has been ‘f**king hell' as he opens up on...

Ozzy Osbourne says the last year has been ‘f**king hell' as he opens up on his health and battle with Parkinson's

Ozzy Osbourne says the last year has been ‘f**king hell' after a number of health problems Ozzy Osbourne has come up against a number of health issues in the last year and he... Read more ...

Martin Freeman to star in new BBC drama from first time writer

Martin Freeman to star in new BBC drama from first time writer

Martin Freeman is set to star in a new BBC drama from first time TV writer Tony Schumacher. The Responder is described by BBC Drama's controller Piers Wenger as a “raw... Read more ...