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February 6, 2019
Hawaii to increase legal smoking age to 100

Hawaii could raise the legal smoking age to 100, effectively banning cigarettes for the vast majority of people in the state. In a new bill, proposed by Democrat Richard Creagan,

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February 6, 2019
Cancer killing more people than HIV, Malaria
Cancer awareness

Cancer has been considered as one of the world’s most pressing health concerns, killing in excess of eight million people every year, more than HIV and AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis

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January 28, 2019
Weight gain might have nothing to do with your diet

You’re likely well aware that your body works like a machine—if one part is off, then, well, the whole damn thing can start having issues. The best example of this

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January 15, 2019
Only 36 percent of sexually active SHS students use a condom

A study by the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology reveals only 36.7% of sexually-active second-cycle students use condoms. The School of Medical Sciences and Public Health also found

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January 8, 2019
Zambia seizes ‘erection-causing’ drink

Authorities in Zambia have ordered a local manufacturer to stop the production and distribution of an energy drink that reportedly caused a prolonged erection in a man. The move comes

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January 5, 2019
Kenyan schools examine girls for Female Genital Mutilation

In Kenya, girls returning from their school holidays in Narok are going to be examined to see if they have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM). The directive, brought in by

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January 4, 2019
42 million people died from abortion in 2018

More people died from abortions in 2018 than any other cause of death in the world. According to LifeNews, data compiled by Worldometers reveal that approximately 42 million abortions occurred around the world

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December 25, 2018
Italy circumcision kills toddler

A two-year-old boy has died from blood loss following a failed circumcision at a migrant centre in Italy. The boy’s twin brother also underwent the procedure in Rome’s north-western suburb

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December 13, 2018
Restaurant dishes ‘contain more calories than fast-food meals’

The calorie content of meals in UK restaurants is “excessive” and sit-down restaurants are unhealthier than fast-food chains, BMJ research suggests. Health experts say meals should not exceed 600 calories, but

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December 11, 2018
Why are so many countries now saying cannabis is OK?

Around the world attitudes towards the use of cannabis are shifting. Mexico’s new government plans to legalise recreational cannabis use, as does the incoming government of Luxembourg. Meanwhile, New Zealand’s

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