Forget five a day, eat 10 portions of fruit and veg to cut risk of early death

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Forget five a day, eat 10 portions of fruit and veg to cut risk of early death
Scientists say even just 2.5 daily portions can lower chance of heart disease, stroke, cancer and premature death Five portions of fruit and veg a day is good for you, but 10 is much better and could prevent up to 7.8 million premature deaths worldwide every year, say scientists. The findings of the study led […]

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Man of the people is attracting voters fed up with Merkels reign | Hans Kundnani

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Man of the people is attracting voters fed up with Merkels reign | Hans Kundnani
Neither charismatic nor visionary, he has proved unexpectedly popular since announcing he would run to be chancellor Until a couple of weeks ago, it seemed that one of the few things you could be certain about in a time of huge uncertainty elsewhere in the west was that Angela Merkel would become German chancellor for […]

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A tearful reunion for burned Yazidi toddler and his family

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A tearful reunion for burned Yazidi toddler and his family
(CNN)The tears didn’t stop, but they were tears of joy. After almost four months apart, Dilbireen, a 2-year-old Yazidi boy, was reunited with his parents and his newborn brother at the Hilton Boston Logan Airport hotel Monday night. His parents, Ajeel Muhsin and Flosa Khalaf, couldn’t contain their emotion. Toddler facing surgery in US without […]

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7 low-cost wearables saving babies’ lives in developing countries

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7 low-cost wearables saving babies’ lives in developing countries
Image: Khushi Baby/Embrace Warmer/TermoTell All babies deserve a healthy start in life, but surviving and thriving as a newborn in the developing world can be particularly hard. Nearly 3 million infants die in their first week every year, according to the World Health Organization. Virtually all of those deaths a staggering 99 percent occur in […]

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NICE advice to look for ‘soft’ signs of child abuse – BBC News

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NICE advice to look for ‘soft’ signs of child abuse – BBC News
It says adults working with children should be alert to abuse and neglect if a child displays behaviours that are not normal for the child or for their age. Professionals should look out for signs like: Low self-esteem Wetting and soiling Recurrent nightmares Aggressive behaviour Withdrawing communication Habitual body rocking Indiscriminate contact or affection seeking […]

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South Korea will take lead in life expectancy by 2030, study predicts

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South Korea will take lead in life expectancy by 2030, study predicts
(CNN)Average life expectancy will increase globally by 2030, both at birth and at the age of 65, according to a new study. The two time points help define when lifespans in a population are extending due to improvements in maternal and child health as well as improved adult health. The average for women at birth […]

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Good morning, wake up to health

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Good morning, wake up to health
They lift the spirits of Bengalureans and Goans with their show Fitness Hour, at 7.10 a.m. on Indigo 91.9. Zumba expert and fitness expert Shwetambari Shetty motivates listeners on fitness activities, Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/good-morning-wake-up-to-health/article8953029.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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Malaysia airport clear of VX nerve agent, officials say

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Malaysia airport clear of VX nerve agent, officials say
(CNN)No one at a Malaysian airport has gotten sick from exposure to VX nerve agent, which police say was used in the killing of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s dictator Kim Jong Un, airport officials said Saturday. “No anomalies on the medical cases” have been reported at the clinic and the […]

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London Ontario Naturopath Dr. Negin – Acupuncture and Wellness

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London Ontario Naturopath Dr. Negin – Acupuncture and Wellness
London Ontario Naturopath Dr. Negin – Acupuncture and Wellness

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Woman deported to Singapore despite 27-year marriage – BBC News

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Woman deported to Singapore despite 27-year marriage – BBC News
She had been held at the facility since the start of February. She told the BBC she was unable to contact her lawyer and did not have the chance to get any clothes from her home. Related Topics Singapore Detention centres Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39099574

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Zoos shouldnt be jails lets reimagine them and enjoy animals in the wild | Jules Howard

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Zoos shouldnt be jails  lets reimagine them and enjoy animals in the wild | Jules Howard
We shouldnt let animals die in entertainment venues. Urban zoos where we could view wildlife through VR would reinforce the conservation message It really is a damning report. Of more than 1,500 animals kept at Cumbrias South Lakes Safari zoo between December 2013 and September 2016, Barrow in Furness borough council is going to renew […]

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Stem cell treatment changed the life of one guest at Trump’s speech

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Stem cell treatment changed the life of one guest at Trump’s speech
(CNN)A few years ago, Sarah Hughes could barely walk. She weighed 83 pounds and was crippled by constant pain due to a rare type of juvenile arthritis. Now, Hughes, a 25-year-old resident of Fulshear, Texas, feels stronger and happier. She is even planning nuptials as a new fiance, and she will be attending President Donald […]

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You’ve Believed These 14 Myths About Your Body For Years. But You’re Totally Wrong.

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You’ve Believed These 14 Myths About Your Body For Years. But You’re Totally Wrong.
You know you’re not supposed to believe everything you hear, but sometimes we all get a little gullible. Myths and old wives tales about our bodies have been around for ages telling us things that seem to make sense, but are totally false. And new myths pop up every day. Take a look at some […]

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Long-winded speech could be early sign of Alzheimer’s, says study

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Long-winded speech could be early sign of Alzheimer’s, says study
Research finds distinctive language deficits in people with mild cognitive impairment, a precursor to dementia Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/feb/21/long-winded-speech-could-be-early-sign-of-alzheimers-says-study

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MPs criticise Theresa May and NHS over ‘bickering’ – BBC News

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MPs criticise Theresa May and NHS over ‘bickering’ – BBC News
But Mr Stevens, who appeared before the PAC in January, contradicted these government claims. Speaking to the committee, he said it was “stretching it” for the government to say so and that there were “substantial funding pressures”. The PAC called on both sides to work together “in the best interests of patients”. ‘Under threat’ It […]

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