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Calories in popular foods must be cut, say health officials
BBC News
Targets are to be set to reduce calories in pizzas, burgers and ready meals as part of the government's drive to tackle child obesity in England. Health officials believe the move is needed as people are consuming 200 to 300 calories too many each day.

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Engineering Better Refugee Health Care
Project Syndicate
It is a challenge that demands more attention not just from doctors, nurses, non-governmental organizations, and other relevant actors, but also from engineers, who can make indispensable contributions to global public health. Those contributions are ...



New York Post

Editor with digital background to head Time's Health magazine
New York Post
Time Inc. installed Lori Leibovich, an editor with a deep digital background, to oversee Health magazine and steer a new digital health vertical the company is unveiling. She replaces Editor-in-Chief Clare McHugh, who also carried the corporate title ...



Sacramento Bee

Sutter will shift 10000 Anthem Medi-Cal enrollees to community health centers
Sacramento Bee
Instead, those patients are being shifted to primary-care doctors at community health centers such as Sacramento's WellSpace Health or Auburn's Chapa-De Indian Health, said Dr. Ken Ashley, the medical director for primary care at Sutter Medical Group.



NPR

Exclusive: Inside The Lab Where Scientists Are Editing DNA In Human Embryos
NPR
From the thirteenth floor of a glass tower at the Oregon Health & Science University, you get a panoramic view of downtown Portland and the majestic mountains in the distance. But it's what's happening inside the building that's brought me here ...

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NPR

Many Nurses Lack Knowledge Of Health Risks To Mothers After Childbirth
NPR
In recent months, mothers who nearly died in the hours and days after giving birth have repeatedly told ProPublica and NPR that their doctors and nurses were often slow to recognize the warning signs that their bodies weren't healing properly. A study ...
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State health officials monitor uptick in whooping cough cases, encourage continued immunization
Baltimore Sun
Maryland public health officials, monitoring an uptick in the number of whooping cough cases, are urging parents to make sure children are immunized against the highly contagious respiratory infection as the school year draws near. The number of ...



Ars Technica

Health benefits of wind and solar offset all subsidies
Ars Technica
Poor air quality is a tricky beast in public health, since it's not obvious when someone dies as a result of air pollution. The World Health Organization estimates that air pollution leads to around 7 million premature deaths globally each year—people ...

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Salt Lake Tribune

Science Says: DNA test results may not change health habits
Salt Lake Tribune
The field also gained a new entrant in July, when a company called Helix launched an online marketplace for DNA tests, including some for genetic health risk. Helix decodes a consumer's DNA and passes the results along to another company for analysis.

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Bloomberg

Nigeria President Buhari's Health Improved 'Tremendously'
Bloomberg
The health of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, who is receiving treatment in London since May for an undisclosed ailment, has improved significantly, said Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the House of Representatives. “I am glad that he is doing well; his ...

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